Epic Project Manager - PMP
Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA

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Passion. It’s what drives everyone at Lehigh Valley Health Network to create one of America’s best hospitals and one of the nation’s top places to work. It’s been the heart of our story for more than 100 years. Our employees have a passion to continually go the extra mile to create a healthier community. Lehigh Valley Health Network is consistently recognized among America's best health networks and has been recognized three times as a Magnet hospital for national nursing excellence. Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Epic Project Manager position.

Job Description: Exhibits the highest degree of expertise in complex project management. Provides technical and organizational leadership in this area of specialization. Will assume group and/or large project management as assigned. Provides support and guidance to all levels of functional management throughout organization, acting in the capacity of functional, business or information consultant. Solves complex technical or organizational problems utilizing knowledge in area(s) of specialization. Instructs others in the organization within area(s) of specialization. Reports to Director level in Information Services. PMP Required

Effective December 9, 2013 LVHN will begin testing all newly hired employees for nicotine and nicotine metabolites at the time of the pre-placement physical assessment to verify their response to the nicotine use question in the pre-placement medical form. The use of nicotine is not an automatic disqualifier of employment with LVHN.

Minimum Requirements: Minimum of twelve (12) years progressive experience in Information Services or combination of Information Services and direct healthcare experience. Work requires the level of knowledge normally attained through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Management. Project management certification (PMP) is required. Work requires knowledge of healthcare organizations overall and functional and work process knowledge of any designated user department/division area. Work requires current knowledge of information technology hardware, software and communication networks and demonstrated expertise in designated platform and tools. Work requires interpersonal and leadership skills to manage large complex projects, working effectively with internal and external personnel to accomplish organizational goals. Requires excellent analytical skills to assess business problems and help organization management to move toward a desired future state. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to provide instruction and propose and present plans to team, department, and organization management. Must be able to visit multiple business and education locations.

Influenza vaccination will be required for all personnel working within LVHN, who have patient contact, unless medically contraindicated or due to a bonafide religious belief or practice.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree preferred

Licensure and Certifications: PMP REQUIRED

LVHN is committed to the belief that each individual is entitled to equal employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status designated by federal, state, or local law.

Consistent with our mission to improve the health of our community, and in response to increasing evidence of health and safety risks associated with tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke, smoking and all tobacco use is prohibited in all hospitals buildings owned, leased or rented by LVHN.

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