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University of Rochester Project Manager - 224631 in Rochester, New York

Project Manager

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Health Sciences

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 ISD Chief Technical Office


8 AM-5 PM



The ISO Project Manager is a member of a cross-functional team where teamwork, collaboration, balancing competing priorities, and continuous learning are the norm. Position works under the direction of the Project Portfolio Office with dotted lined reporting accountability to the Sr. Director, Integrated Clinical Systems. Position works in collaboration with team leads, application build teams, and clinical, financial, operational, and research stakeholders.

Primary goals of the position are to:

  • Translate project requests into requirements and detailed project plans with tasks, timelines, milestones, and deliverables for project team members

  • Manage assigned ISD projects for financial, operational, research, and clinical stakeholders of URMC hospitals (SMH,

  • HH, FFT), the Medical Faculty Group, and University of Rochester

  • Establish strong partnerships with operational leaders and business unit subject matter experts

  • Cultivate effective communication and coordination across URMC constituents for successful completion of each project milestone

  • Drive results from an project team members through clear responsibility / accountability and scope expectations

Responsibilities include end-to-end project management services for of medium to large projects in support of the Integrated Clinical Systems team.

Conforms to established guidelines, standards, and conventions for project management and business requirements documentation. Position requires successfully achieving (and maintaining) Project Management trainings and certifications as determined by Project Portfolio Office.


Using the URMC IT Project Proposal Methodology, determines scope of the problem/project, through collaboration with the executive project sponsor, keyclinical users, and ISO system and application analysts

Gathers input from team members on required tasks and translates into a project plan with activities, dependencies, dates and timeframes, resource reQuirements, milestones and deliverables

Collaborates with Project Directors to assign appropriate resources to the project.

Collaborates with Technology Advisory Council, Security, and Data Privacy teams to obtain necessary approvals.

Monitors progress of project activities and insures all critical implementationcriteria are met and provides status reports to hospital, medical center and aovernance steering committees.

Utilizes a variety of project management methodologies as appropriate to the project, including Predic tive, Agile/Adaptive, and Hybrid approaches.

Manages project scope and timeline, using appropriate governance bodies and Project Portfolio Office leadership direction

Identifies, tracks, and manages issues, risks and mitigation plans within assigned projects, escalating as appropriate

Coordinates as needed with Architects, Team Leads, and Project Directors to ensure project team follows department processes for quality assurance, migrations and promotions, end-user acceptance/validation, training, and support.

Facilitates project meetings using effective meeting techniques for objectives, agendas, participants, and meeting minutes.

Develop/maintain reporting dashboards suitable for Sr. Leadership (both ISO and Business) to communicate project status.

Conducts post-project "lessons learned" sessions to identify successful project elements and areas for future improvement.

Keeps current with business and strategic goals, and understands other University service providers .

Stays apprised of team's roles, processes, tools, and architecture to better understand how the team works together to meet users' needs.

Attends webinars, reads case studies and white papers, and participates in other free or low-cost opportunities to further refine skills and stay apprised on project management topics.

Builds and maintains internal departmental relationships, while communicating and educating at the user's level, in the context of the environment.

Meets established deadlines, and motivates project team members to do the same while maintaining flexibility and professionalism while managing competing priorities.

Follows all ISO administrative standards (such as timely time sheet preparations, completing time away requests, completing annual mandatory educational requirements , etc.).

Adheres and subscribes to the ISD Values as stated in the Values Statements.


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering Required


  • 4-5 years of related experience, preferably 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity; or eauivalent combination of education and exoerience

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 5-7 years' experience in project management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilitles:

  • Project management experience in the health care field. Previous Epic experience a plus.

  • Prior experience actively managing medium and large projects with expertise in Microsoft Project (preferred) and leading all resources, including an interdepartmental team.

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal), presentation, analytical and problem solvingĀ·skills

  • Detail-oriented with a oroven abilitv to manaae projects


  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Agile certification (Disciplined Agile, ACP or CSM)

  • Ecic certification

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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