Project Manager, ImitApply Now Job ID 1555278 Date posted 05/20/2021
Facility :KELOWNA WAREHOUSE (REIDS)
Status :TERM SPECIFIC FULL TIME
We are seeking a project position full time Project Manager to join our Information Management Information Technology (IMIT) Scheduling Systems team in Kelowna, B.C. The term for this position is until September 30, 2022.
This project manager position will be responsible for planning, scheduling and resourcing projects to implement new scheduling software into various clinics throughout the Interior Health region. These project implementations will require coordinating at all stages including arranging kick-off meetings, process mapping sessions, future state demonstrations, end-user training sessions and project go-lives.
The Project Manager leads 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.
SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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. Maintains and continually improves project management best practice and standards for IH.
10. Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.
An attractive remuneration package in keeping with your qualifications and experience and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, we offer a total compensation package! We have one of the best benefit package and pension plans in Canada.
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Education, Training, and Experience:
• Bachelors degree in Health Information Systems, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of experience and post secondary education.
• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the project management of complex, multi-site, multi-disciplined information systems, including responsibility for staff development and supervision.
• 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 health care 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.
• Experience within a large and diverse health care organization is an asset.
• Ability to travel.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.