IT Project Manager - New Hospital
Stanford Hospital & Clinics - Stanford, CA

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As an initiative of Project Renewal,, Stanford Hospital & Clinics is opening a new, state-of-the-art hospital in 2017 and repurposing the existing hospital in its continued success in providing and transforming advanced patient care and treatment to the surrounding communities.

The Office of the CIO has established the New Stanford Hospital (NSH) team whose mission is to sense, evaluate, prepare, and support the information technology required to activate the new hospital and repurpose the existing hospital.

The IT Project Manager will be a member of the NSH team with key responsibility for developing and executing a multi-year information technology plan in support of the opening of new hospital and repurpose of the existing hospital. 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 IT projects and assists Project Managers and Directors on IT projects such as systems selection, design, training, testing, activation and post activation activities.

Essential Functions:

Integrates with strategic planning
Assure smooth turnover of projects both at the initiation as well as the conclusion to users.
Collaborate with User Groups to maintain an ongoing understanding of business issues and needs.
Collaborate with NSH and other IT team members to ensure proper implementation through definition of project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, and deliverables
Coordinate with and direct third party vendors.
Create project organizational structure and team composition; facilitate communication between project team members on deliverables.
Determine project scope and deliverables, sets project expectations; develops and manages project plans e.g., identification of user requirements, analysis and design, buy/ proposals, contract negotiations, risk assessment, specification development, development and implementation, installation, configuration, testing, training, documentation, policy and procedure development, issue resolution, marketing and go-live customer support
Develop training, testing, and security plans to meet defined business requirements working with the appropriate business owners or authority.
Monitor project schedule and budget; facilitate discussions on the assessment, documentation, and recommendations on business process flow to achieve project objectives.
Work with users to identify and assess organizational strategies and systems/applications that meet operational needs.
Job Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience required, 10 years preferred.
Certification: Preference for project management certification (for example, PMI's PgMP or PMP)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to research and interpret relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
Ability to strategize, plan and implement change
Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results
Knowledge and understanding of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of various functional groups and departments in a health care environment
Knowledge and understanding of technical disciplines including programmers, systems analyst, and networking in a healthcare environment involving multiple applications and interfaces
Knowledge and understanding of the integration of information systems with specific organizational business needs and plans
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes
Knowledge of PC applications (MS Office and MS Project) and the ability to write reports
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and operations.

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