The Project Manager is responsible for leading, facilitating and administratively supporting the activities, goals and initiatives of the Quality & Safety department. Provides key support and project management functions to leaders, physicians and associates. Oversees the fiscal and budgetary activities of the departments. Provides administrative and personnel support. Coordinates quality and process improvement projects as they relate to quality and safety initiatives. Organizes and supports patient safety-related initiatives, such as conferences, educational events, meetings, and education initiatives. Participates as a team member in a wide range of quality improvement/patient safety activities. Ensures the provision of administrative support and the strategic planning and improvement needs of the Center for Patient Safety. Supports the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer and AVP Quality, Safety and Practice Excellence, AVP Regulatory Affairs and Risk Management.
- MHA/MPH preferable. Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of training and experience.
- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferable.
- Three to five years of progressively responsible administration experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.
- Project management and budgetary management desired.
- Proven ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
- Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools.
- Advanced organizational and time management skills.
- Attention to detail.
- Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities.
- Excellent internal/external facing communication skills.
- Big-picture thinking and vision.
- Ability to work independently and work well leading matrixed project teams.
- Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at a variety of levels.
- Comfort with adapting to rapidly changing circumstances.
- Analytical, evaluative and problem-solving capabilities.
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.