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Providence IS Project Manager - Lifecycle Services, Affiliations in Alaska


Providence is calling an IS Project Manager PSJH to any of our locations across WA, OR, CA, TX, MT, or AK.

We are seeking an IS Project Manager PSJH who will be accountable for one or more moderately sized, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, clinical informatics, physician practice implementations, quality improvement, strategic objectives and goals. Manage all aspects of projects with direct accountability to the ministry / hospital / clinic staff / project leadership and / or Executive Sponsor. The Project Manager will support IS intake and governance teams as well as IS groups required to deploy any and all IS Services.

The Project Manager is a consistent point of contact between facility leadership and the resource managers of all IS teams to work in close alignment with Program Directors and/or Executive Sponsor. The Project Manager is also accountable for working with and facilitating processes to accomplish program and project objectives, managing change and resolving issues that span project teams and departments. This is accomplished by planning, organizing, directing and supervising program activities in a standardized, cost effective and productive manner to achieve customer satisfaction. This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variables.

The Project Manager ensure projects are planned and executed in a manner that supports the Providence St. Joseph Health mission, integration and collaboration across the health system, and meets the organizational objectives."

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

Strategic Functions:

  • Develop project plans in alignment with the organization’s strategic plans and objectives.Build support to influence decisions in order to ensure work toward common objectives.

Management Functions:

  • Manage ministry / hospital / clinic / client expectations from initial project identification through the project lifecycle including the post-live deployment phase.

  • Develop and gains ministry / hospital / clinic / sponsor approval and signoff of the project charter, plan, activities and work breakdown schedule needed for a successful go-live.

  • Develops and leads the project team to the delivery of successful project outcomes.

  • Build and manage multiple, multi-functional collaborative project and/or work teams that are primary or supportive of the project activities.

  • Coordinate the activities of multi-functional teams, as well as the project budget, task dependencies and schedule.

  • Scope, risk and issue management, including documenting, communicating and facilitating resolutions or mitigation plans.

  • Develop and manages a communication plan, including regular project status reports. May be required to coordinate status reports from other teams who support the project.

  • Deliver appropriate integration, training and implementation plans and activities.

  • Manage stakeholders and multiple project teams in the context of a single project.

  • May be required to supervise or manage Project Coordinators.

Operational Functions:

  • Develop root cause analyses and process improvement plans.

  • Maintain all project artifacts.

  • Identify, delivers and documents organizational, application and human workflows that contribute to policy and procedure updates throughout each project.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership, management and stakeholders.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management/BA/Healthcare Admin/Clinical or equivalent educ/experience

  • 4 years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations leading small to medium sized projects with increasing complexity using PM methodologies and software. Experience in the healthcare IT field a plus

  • 4 years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations managing projects with multiple project teams, product development lifecycle, or quality lifecycle

  • 4 years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations making formal and informal presentations to senior and executive management and key stakeholders

  • 4 years project management experience in healthcare, information services, or other relevant industry or operations developing and modifying process standards and objectives to a project as appropriate

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills

  • Effective conflict management skills

  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities

  • Demonstrated project management skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI) Certification upon hire

  • Project Management Professional designation (PMI) Certification upon hire

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: IT Project/Program Management

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 275148