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Project Manager II - DSRIP

at Harris Health System

Posted: 6/29/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 150967

Job Description

About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

The Project Manager II - Project Management Office is responsible to manage resources and control the diverse range of projects so that the systems provide Harris Health Ssytem the critical information necessary for making informed business planning decisions and for optimizing the performance results of the District.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four (4) year degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Eight (8) years related industry experience.
  • Four (4) years of experience in high profile IS support management role.

Communication Skills
Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)

MS Office, MS Project, Personal Computer

Analytical Abilities

Work Schedule
Flexible, Eligible for Telecommute

Typical Duties That May Be Performed:
1. Acts as central point of contact for all IT Support project activities.
2. Manages and/or assists in the management of day-to-day tasks/activities for all resources assigned to project. This includes ensuring that tasks are completed on time and roadblocks and/or obstacles are identified and communicated to appropriate management resources.
3. Alerts Directors/Managers and/or Project Owners/Sponsors on actions that can impact project schedule, costs, or quality of deliverable.
4. Provides necessary information to Directors/Managers and Project Owners/Sponsors to make project relevant decisions (Scope, Technical Solutions, Budget, Schedule).
5. Work and/or assists in coordination with vendors, based on requirements from Project Owners/Sponsor, Managers/Directors:
a. Define timeline and deliverables
b. Manage vendors to meet the deadlines and develop quality deliverables
c. Ensure integration and communication across project team and vendors
6. Project Request - Ensures that project requests are properly documented and obtain management approvals
7. Projects Plans - Ensures that project plans, including Statement of Work and Project Schedules, are developed approved and maintained. This entails defining requirements and planning deliverables and tasks required to meet those requirements.
8. Project Budget - Ensures that project budget is developed and revised as needed.
9. Project Status - Ensures that project communication is regularly occurring between Information Technology, End User Community and Vendors. Also ensures that project communication is occurring between IT teams responsible for the project along with management. Ensures that status reports are filled out completely and accurately and on a timely basis.
10. Project Plan Updates - Ensure that project documentation is updated as needed, including scope, schedule and budget standpoint.
11. Change Control - Identify and communicate all project change requests to appropriate management levels. Also responsible for the assessment of changes to the project from a resource, schedule and budget standpoint.
12. Take initiative to proactively identify and mitigate project risks.
13. Issue Management- Identify and communicate all project issues to appropriate management levels. Ensure that issues are resolved in a timely manner.
14. Responsible for ensuring client satisfaction and overall quality of deliverables.
15. Reviews project deliverables and secure appropriate signoffs
16. Coordinates and completes all necessary documentation for 'Production Change Control' Requirements.
17. Provides feedback to Directors/Managers to aid in the performance appraisals of project team and staff
18. Monitor resource allocation and availability
19. Works closely with HCHD departments to ensure project awareness and success, including, but not limited to: Purchasing, Legal, BioMed, Planning and Engineering.
20. Manages vendor selection for services and product throughout selection process, which includes such activities as: RFP, RFB, RFQ vendor demonstrations, reference checks and product evaluation.

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Information Technology

Application Instructions

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