Senior Project Manager

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Apr 30, 2019
Project Management | Project Manager | Project Coordinator

Job Description

Job Code: 10207-26669


No Weekends

Why HealthTrust?

HealthTrust is the industry's leading group purchasing organization (GPO), providing sustainable savings for supplies and expert sourcing for medical device and purchased services.

With an annual purchasing volume by our members of over $18 billion, membership includes over 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 surgery centers, alternative sites and physician practices.

Founded in 1999, HealthTrust is organized as a limited partnership. A wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. is the general partner and operates the partnership, controlling the majority of voting interest of the GPO. All other GPO equity holders are all healthcare providers or are owned by healthcare providers.

HealthTrust is the only GPO with a truly committed model-with member-driven decision making, compliant purchasing, and a national portfolio of unparalleled value.

The foundation of the HealthTrust model is a patient-focused mission, led by experienced clinical leaders and member advisory boards who conduct a rigorous product vetting and approval process. This industry-differentiating process drives all procurement activities and decisions, ensuring that member requirements are addressed and that there will be a strong commitment to on-contract purchasing. HealthTrust Technology Innovation is a Division of HCA Information Technology & Services that is responsible for designing, developing, and deploying products to internal business supporting Group Purchasing as well as products for our Supply Chain division and its business units.

The employee in this Senior Project Manager (PM) role will be responsible for planning, organizing and monitoring multiple and/or complex projects. Serving as a combination scrum master/project manager, this person will serve as scrum master supporting the development team, internal partners, and customers. This project manager's purpose is to serve as an informal team leader, a scrum master, modeling positive attitude and work ethic. She/he will focus on team dynamics and health while supporting the team in achieving its delivery goals.

The Senior Project Manager should demonstrate an understanding of complex ideas, attentive listening and clear written and verbal communication. They should also demonstrate leadership qualities by leading a project team through complex projects, changes and ambiguity. They take responsibility for obstacles and make sure that problems are resolved, enabling their team to progress and succeed. They will also fulfill a cross-team collaboration role, in which he/she manages dependencies and internal customer relationships. Reports to Program Manager or PMO Director.

• Supports the Team in delivering projects/goals on time, high quality and meeting customer expectations

• Effective team leadership (informal)

• Risk identification and management

• Dependable project communication with IT and business leadership

• Responsive to customer requests while operating within established prioritization process

• Produces concise and compelling written communications

Plans, coaches, shepherds, organizes, and monitors multiple work streams or projects

Works with Team on the effective application of Agile practices, coaches the Team towards excellence in delivery and team health. Ensures sprint objectives and project goals are clear, ensures team practices are established and followed (e.g. daily scrum, backlog grooming, planning, retrospectives) supports by identifying and removing impediments, facilitates continuous improvement

Gathers required data to evaluate objectives, goals, and scope of projects and specifications

Proactively identifies and mitigates project risks while coordinating with other PMs and/or Scrum Masters on cross team / program dependencies and sequencing

Plans and controls scope for complex, ambiguous or fluid projects or goals

Assesses and manages impacts due to new are changing work requests from customers and partners

Helps coordinate, plan, and facilitate sprint and Quarterly planning sessions for Team (Planning, Demos, Code Reviews, Retro) while facilitating coordination with other Teams

Communicates effectively within the Team, across Teams and with customers.

Coaches more junior team members

5 or more years

College Graduate Required - Undergrad

Preferred experience includes:

• 5-10 years of relevant work experience in the Healthcare IT industry, analytics data processing, Group purchasing, or Supply Chain

• Project planning and implementation

• Implementing projects using Agile/Scrum/Kanban methods

• Working as part of a dedicated delivery team and managing flow, priorities, risks, issues

• Developing budget estimates and managing project financials

• Planning and facilitating effective meetings (face to face and remote techniques)

• Coordination across various stakeholders and dependent teams

• Preparing and delivering statuses and other communications to all levels of leadership

• Office environment, may be asked to travel approximately 10% of the time

Last Edited: 04/26/2019