Baylor Scott & White Health Project Manager I in Temple, Texas

The Project Manager I for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) plans, manages and provides leadership and direction with project design and implementation and system enhancements and upgrades. The Project Manager I for BSWH supervises members of project team to ensure timely and accurate completion of project tasks and goals.

In addition, the Project Manager I for BSWH has the following responsibilities:

Plans projects with analysts and departments to ensure proper resources and feasibility of project.

  • Identifies and documents project scope and objectives that will allow the project to meet both its long- and short-term goals and objectives.

  • Participates in pre- and post-implementation feasibility studies, business planning, and benefit analysis studies as required to ensure that elements of cost, benefit, and risk are identified and considered.

  • Identifies staffing, equipment and financial resources required to complete project on-time, within budget and in accordance with short- and long-term objectives.

  • Interfaces with other departments to obtain needed resources to complete projects within expectations and timeframes.

Manages small scale and moderately complex projects to ensure quality and timely implementation of information systems.

  • Manages work plan and project steps to meet committed time frames and project milestones.

  • Monitors project status, provides periodic status reports and resolves project problems and issues in a timely manner.

  • Manages vendors for each assigned IS project including accountability for contracts, ensuring vendor compliance and monitoring vendor performance.

  • Serves as liaison between end users and project team members as required.

  • Oversees and communicates task assignments in a clear and concise manner.

Supervises the daily activities of the project team to ensure the timely and quality completion of projects.

  • Supervises the day-to-day activities of team members in an effective, timely and professional manner.

  • Prepares schedules, makes job assignments, monitors personnel and maintains appropriate personnel and patient records in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Ensures that project team members adhere to Scott & White and department policies and procedures at all times.

  • Identifies and provides opportunities for the staff to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to contribute to the success of the department and/or project.

  • Establishes performance goals and expectations for project team members and performs evaluations upon project/milestone completion.

Serves as a resource for Analyst, Application Managers and Project Team Members to provide them with the information and guidance needed to compete their tasks successfully.

  • Communicates task assignments and due dates in a clear, professional and timely manner.

  • Provides information as needed to appropriate people in a clear, professional and timely manner.

  • Maintains application knowledge level to provide required information as needed.

Serves as a contact to Senior Management to keep them abreast of project progress and to assist with problem resolution.

  • Conducts Management Status Reviews to project steering committees or administration on a defined schedule to discuss project status, outstanding issues, and future budget impacts.

Fulfills continuing education and/or certification requirements to maintain required qualifications and/or knowledge of technology innovations.

  • Remains current with technology trends and innovations by participating in external professional associations and seminars as needed.

  • Attends classes for continuing education of current innovations in information technology.

  • Participates in mentoring activities and classes provided by Scott & White.

  • Researches documentation to gain knowledge and remain current in assigned area.

The ideal candidate will be possess a PM Certification and three to five years of experience One to two years project management experience preferred.

  • Location/Facility - West Campus, Temple

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  • Specialty/Department/Practice - Compliance

  • Shift/Schedule - Full Time Days

  • Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:

Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

Tuition Reimbursement

PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

Required:

H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

3 years of experience

Preferred Certifications:

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.