Under minimal supervision, responsible for all aspects of the development, implementation, and analysis of complex enterprise-wide project-oriented work efforts and managing customer expectations for time, cost, and requirements definitions. Implement and continuously improve established project management processes and methodologies for the Information Services (IS) Department to ensure projects are consistently delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meet customer expectations. Define the scope and objectives of each assigned project effort, as well as the role and function of each project team member. Track and analyze project schedule, budget, and key milestones and adjust project plans and/or resources accordingly to meet customer, department, and/or institutional needs. Develop and execute communication strategies with all areas of the enterprise that impact the scope, schedule, budget, issues, risks, and resources of the work effort being managed. Maintain a productive, courteous, and mutually respectful relationship across all project team members, stakeholders, vendors, and sponsors. Partner with IS senior management to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing Information Technology (IT) to achieve the goals of the enterprise. Demonstrate expert knowledge and proficiency in the use of Project Management principles, methodologies, and tools, as well as industry-leading standards for project and process management. Understand risk and change management techniques, and assist in the performance management process for staff assigned to projects. Educate and mentor staff and more junior project managers on project and process management concepts in general, as well as standards and philosophies unique to Denver Health. Under minimal direction, manage multiple enterprise-wide project efforts simultaneously. Possess technical proficiency sufficient to effectively perform these activities.
Education and Experience : Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred. Experience: Five (5) years intermediate project management experience (with degree) in an information systems environment, with a minimum of three (3) years managing large-scale, complex and/or cross-functional projects in a healthcare environment. Extensive experience and demonstrable skill in the use of Microsoft Office packages (including Microsoft Project Professional) required. Significant experience successfully managing large-scale projects across a variety of disciplines (infrastructure, software development, construction, etc.). Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Proficiency and experience with project management principles, processes, methodologies and tools as well as Microsoft Office software. Ability to understand and champion the scope and objectives of each assigned project effort, as well as the role and function of each team member. Strong knowledge of risk and change management techniques. Ability to assist in the performance management process for staff assigned to projects. Ability to manage multiple projects and/or phases of projects simultaneously. Technical proficiency sufficient to effectively perform these activities. ~Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) required. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Denver, Colorado Shift Days
Work Type Full time
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Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.