Project Manager

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Arlington, TX US
Job ID:
Data Operations
Area of Interest:
Information Services or Technology
Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Resources System Services

Texas Health Resources is seeking a full time Project Manager for their Data Operations Department.

• Monday – Friday; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; some extended hours may occur

Required Minimum Education
• Requires Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Management, Clinical, or Business or 4 years of related experience in lieu of a degree.

Required Minimum Experience:
• 4 years of project management experience in an information technology or healthcare environment
• Experience in creating requirements, project plans, project schedules, and driving projects to key dates
• Experience managing Data Warehouse or Business Intelligence projects highly preferred  

Required Skills:
• Proficient user of Project Management Tools (Microsoft project, Portfolio Management, and SharePoint)
• MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)
• Good understanding of Project Management Body of Knowledge “PMBOK” disciplines (Integration, Scope, Time, Quality, Human resources, Communications, Risk Management, and Procurement)
• Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal skills

Required License/Certifications:
• Project Management Professional certification is preferred

Job Responsibilities:
Scope Management
• Documents and reviews the project scope and requirements at the beginning of the project
• Develops a work breakdown structure to communicate the scope to the project team
• Tracks the scope of the project throughout the project life-cycle
• Manages any scope change requests or scope creep
• Validates that all project requirements are accounted for in the planning and execution of the project
• Works with the project team to determine strategic impacts of the project and includes workflow and communication changes in the scope of the project
• Creates the proper project baselines to be able to track the timeline and resource impacts of any scope creep or scope changes

Risk and Issue Management:
• Leads the project team to identify any risks to the projects including internal risks, external risks and environmental risks
• Documents, addresses and monitors project risks
• Manages the process to assess the potential impact and probability of the identified risks
• Determines with the project team and stakeholders the appropriate response action for identified risks and documents the action plans for the agreed upon response
• Identifies and documents project issues for the project team
• Develops action plans to address project issues including ownership assignment, due dates, vendor management and stakeholder communication
• Appropriately manages issue escalation through the project team chain of command and the ITS chain of command with assistance from direct management as needed

Resources Management:
• Engages the appropriate resource managers to determine the proper team resources needed for each project
• Negotiates the required resource hours and availability for all resources on the project team
• Proactively tracks the resource usage within each project and manages projected to actual hour’s variances with the resource managers
• Develops strong relationships with the project resources and resource managers to ensure cooperation when resource availability issues arise
• Manages project resources in a mostly virtual environment
• Performs all standard PMO time approval processes without issue in a timely manner

Project Communication:
• Provides complete and concise project communications to project team, stakeholders and executives
• Develops project communication plans that serve as a roadmap to drive project communications, problem escalations, decision making and executive summary
• Leads the project team to determine communications requirements outside of the project that are needed due to the impacts of the project to those outside the project team
• Utilizes appropriate communication styles to gain consent and avoid or diffuse conflict within the project teams
• Facilitates meetings involving senior leadership and/or project steering committee meetings for complex projects
• Engages in direct communication with project team members and stakeholders to develop strong relationships
• Creates meaningful and useful project status reports that include appropriate detail to describe the current state of the projects

Quality of Project Delivery:
• Proactively ensures that all project deliverables are completed on time and are aligned directly with the overall project requirements
• Monitors project stakeholder expectations to ensure that the project is addressing the needs of the project sponsor(s) and business owner(s)
• Ensures that the project testing methodology encompasses all of the project requirements
• Completes project documentation fully and at the appropriate time to provide direction for the project
• Creates complete project plans and adheres to the project baseline process in a timely manner
• All project documentation and deliverables are expected to be of high quality

Leadership, Innovation, and Education:
• Manages vendor and functional area relationships with minimal assistance or guidance from direct management
• Ensures team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
• Respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals
• Mentors less experienced PMs on the standard processes used within the PMO
• Works with the project teams to understand how project connects to broader company goals as well as other projects and initiatives that are in progress or are planned
• Gathers and analyzes information needed to improve satisfaction levels of clients
• Assists subject matter experts to resolve project challenges
• Engages in process improvement activities for the betterment of the PMO and THR
• Constantly seeks to improve professional and industry knowledge and develop skills to enhance the ability to provide leadership to projects and to THR

Entity Information:
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries.  We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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