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IT Project Manager-Epic Applications-Remote

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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IT Project Manager-Epic Applications-Remote - 2212512**Job** : Professional and Managerial**Primary Location** : Work from Home**Organization** : Patient Access Services 303220**Shift:** : Days**Description****JOB SUMMARY:**Provides Project Management support to Vanderbilt Advanced Scheduling Program (VAS) which goal is to optimize scheduling process and increase patient's access to appointments.Manages project execution from start to finish for assigned workstream projects. Primary area of focus is PM support to Patient Access Services department by coordinating activities within each project phase and facilitates workflow optimization sessions and design of scheduling decision trees. Understand and analyze operational procedures, requirements, processes and/or other needs to deliver successful completion of the project. Coordinates cross-departmental collaboration between Operational, Clinical, Health IT and Marketing leaders and team members.**POSITION:** Full-Time, Exempt**View how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day:****Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:**Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. **Vanderbilt's** mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.**VUMC Recent Accomplishments**Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:+ **US News & World Report:** #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.+ **Healthcare's Most Wired:** Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.+ **Becker's Hospital Review:** named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.+ **The Leapfrog Group:** One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.+ **American Association for the Advancement of Science:** The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows+ **Magnet Recognition Program:** Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.+ **National Academy of Medicine:** 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement+ **Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6** **th** **year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.****KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**The IT PROJECT MANAGER has full responsibility and accountability for specific projects within VAS Program waves to:+ Manage assigned projects from start to finish.+ Lead project activities from planning such as scope/timeline development to facilitation of design and approvals, coordination of testing and training efforts, to post-deployment support and project closure.+ Apply project management and Lean Six Sigma methodologies to project documentation, design, execution and stakeholder management.+ Lead and facilitate workflow optimization sessions and support creation of scheduling decision trees.+ Provide clear and timely communication to stakeholders and team members, bring clarity to goals, objectives, roles and responsibilities, foster transparency, collaboration and accountability.+ Ensure adherence to scope and timeline, manage change control and serve as a Risk/Issue manager.**TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES**PROJECT MANAGEMENT (INTERMEDIATE):+ Planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Works with project management tools.+ Demonstrates ability to identify and break work down into discrete and measurable tasks, set priorities, define dependencies, schedule activities, prepare acceptance criteria and organize work for the continuum of projects.+ Demonstrates ability to break down work into manageable and measurable units, estimating time, resources and costs appropriate to the project stage.+ Reshapes project during life-cycle evolution, if needed.PROCESS IMPROVEMENT (INTERMEDIATE):+ Identifies, analyzes, and improves upon existing business processes for optimization and to meet standards of quality.+ Facilitates workflow optimization working sessions to support process improvement design and meet project goals.GAP ANALYSIS (INTERMEDIATE):+ Analyzes the difference between the current and desired state. The ability to draw appropriate and valid conclusions from data presented, sifting through data to determine the most significant elements. Identifying common elements and themes in situations and actions, recognizing cause and effect relationships.EPIC SCHEDULING (INTERMEDIATE):+ Understanding of non-clinical Epic modules and workflows.+ Understanding of Epic Scheduling principals (hyperspace and online).**CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES**+ Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.+ Problem Solving / Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.+ Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.+ Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.**CORE CAPABILITIES**SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (P2):+ Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy, and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.+ Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.+ Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P2):+ Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.+ Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.+ Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P2):+ Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.+ Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.+ Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P2):+ Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.+ Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.+ Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.FOSTERING INNOVATION (P2):+ Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.+ Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short- term challenges.+ Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.**Basic Qualifications**Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience (required), 3 years of experience preferred.3 years of Project Management experience (Required)Lean Six Sigma certification and experience (Highly desired)**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**+ **Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. **Movement**+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.+ Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.+ Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands. **Sensory**+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors. **Environmental Conditions**+ **Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled****Req ID:** 2212512Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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