The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the performance and functions of assigned projects. This entails planning, reviewing and controlling the activities and conduct of project team members and/or team leaders for multiple project teams charged with the analysis, requirements definition, selection, implementation and review of major information technology systems. Provides assistance in the management of contracts and budgets for projects that may involve multi-million dollar agreements. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for pre-implementation analysis and process re-design affecting the business and care processes to support organizational operations, and for measuring the effectiveness of, and recommending post-implementation strategies for enhancing the usefulness of all assigned computer system application programs, technologies and systems required to support the needs of the organization. This position is responsible for providing ongoing managerial, technical and motivational leadership, in line with the organization's values and goals, to assure the consistent delivery of high quality, cost-effective projects, solutions and service by highly qualified trained and committed professional staff.The Senior Project Manager is responsible for mentoring and developing skills of other associates involved in managing and supporting projects, including Project Managers, Business Analysts and others. The Senior Project Manager provides input into the information systems vision and strategy for the organization, for delivering high quality, cost effective solutions to all levels of users.This includes support for both the technology and processes. The Senior Project Manager is also responsible for supporting the business goals and objectives for the Department, the Information Management Organization, and the organization as a whole.
Bachelor degree in computer science, information systems or a related field required
Formal technical education in business management, computer science or information systems technical applications analysis and project management required
Working knowledge of application development tools and methodologies, multiple healthcare information systems applications and technical platforms required
An advanced Information Systems or Business degree will be considered an asset
Understanding of the health care industry and business/clinical disciplines
Problem solving skills
Patience, strong customer service skills
Proven Leadership in an Information Technology environment
Vision, understanding of healthcare trends and technology impacts
Ten years of employment experience in systems development and implementation activities in a healthcare clinical or business management environment
Five years of successful project management/leadership experience in an information systems role required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.