Project Manager Acute Clinical Information Systems

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Project Manager Acute Clinical Information Systems

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 19, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna,BC
Category Business / Management
Client Interior Health Authority
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Project Manager Acute Clinical Information Systems

Competition #: 01246187
Bargaining Unit: NON-CONTRACT
Department: IH ACUTE & AMB SYS
Close Date: APRIL 22, 2019*


Position Summary
Interior Health is looking for two experienced IMIT Project Management professionals to support Clinical Informatics in the Acute and Ambulatory Systems portfolio. Do you have a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems, five years (or more) of experience leading projects in a complex organization, and a Professional Project Manager designation? Apply today!

These are term specific full time position is based out of Kelowna, BC. The Project Manager works under the project charter as established by the Regional Manager to lead the development and implementation of large corporate-wide and provincial clinical and business electronic systems.

The Project Manager is responsible to maintain a continuous cycle of project planning, execution, and monitoring within IH project management standards. The Project Manager oversees assigned project resources, develops project plans, and ensures the delivery and acceptance of project end products for sign-off by the business areas.


1. Develops essential project documents (charters, schedules, end product specifications, etc.) with or on behalf of the project sponsor.

2. Develops a comprehensive project plan with input from user groups and service providers (including risk management, business continuity, and interdependencies).

3. Directs all activities related to the project. Guides and mentors team members.

4. Prepares and manages project operational and capital budgets.

5. Develops and fosters relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g., IH leadership groups, other Health Authorities, provincial stakeholders, and suppliers) to address issues related to the project.

6. Responsible for project staffing functions including daily assignments, recruitment, hiring, ongoing development, performance management, and performance evaluation including disciplinary action and termination as required.

7. Develops, implements, and monitors standards for service and performance; evaluates and effects changes as needed to improve services, simplify work flow, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements.

8. Works with software vendors and other external service providers to negotiate contract terms and pricing and resolve complex and/or tentative service issues.

9. Manages the process of change in all project affected areas across IH.

10. Maintains and continually improves project management best practice and standards for IH.

11. Acts in a consultative capacity to provide expert advice to other project managers.

12. Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.

Education, Training, and Experience
• A Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary education.
• A minimum of five to seven years of experience in the project management of complex, multi-site, multi-disciplined information systems, including responsibility for staff development and supervision. Experience within a large and diverse healthcare organization is an asset.
• Professional Project Manager (PMP) designation or equivalent.

Skills and Abilities
• Talent for leading people with integrity and trust.
• Experience building a team environment.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels inside and outside the organization and possesses political awareness in a healthcare environment.
• Demonstrated ability to foster potential of others by managing, coaching, and developing staff.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, direct, and control multiple projects and project teams in a large, complex implementation.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
• Experience in facilitating multi-disciplined workshops to develop solutions to problems and/or consensus on new processes.
• Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, continually changing environment.
• Ability to travel.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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