IT Project Manager - Ambulatory Systems & Services (49464)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 49464

Job Description

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of assigned IT projects. Including but not limiting to developing, executing and closing projects. The incumbent integrates user needs, collaborates with Technical Specialists, makes assessment and implements project plans. Scope of the role includes working with a project team that may include physicians, clinic staff, and other staff associated with an IT project from a unit or department. The incumbent manages and assists Senior Managers and Directors on IT projects such as systems selection, design, database building, training, testing, and activation and post deployment activities.

Essential Functions
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient's rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Employee must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the C-I-CARE Standards of the Hospital. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions.

· Work closely with the clinical and/or business functional areas, with external customers, and with vendors to define systems/project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, timing deliverables and funding.
· Develop project schedules and work plans using standard project management tools and methods.
· Demonstrate strategic thinking and problem solving by using appropriate information to diagnose project problems and identify possible solutions; document pros and cons of proposed solutions.
· Manage all aspects of the project including analysis, budgeting, planning, designing, building, testing, training, Go Live coordination and transition to support.
· Communicates effectively issues to management and sponsors in a timely manner.
· Plan and facilitate regular project team meetings involving technical resources, support staff, vendors, and business users; regularly publish minutes and status reports.
· Manage customer relations by fostering productive and effective relationships with business users.
· Focused on continues improvements, provides consultancy to teams outside the Project Management Office
· Assist in the prioritization of projects by providing reliable work schedules and time estimates.
· Identify and share best practices with team members.
· Participate in staff, team, and planning meetings as needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


Minimum Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

· Healthcare/ IT background, experience and performance that promotes a high level of credibility with clinical professionals
· Experience with Epic implementations preferred
· Foster effective working relationships and manage change with a customer experience focus
· Ability to research and interpret relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards
· Knowledge and understanding of Healthcare informatics related technologies and standards e.g. (system integration, IT network, infrastructure, DICOM, HL7)
· Experienced user of PC applications (MS Office and MS Project)

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