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Senior Project Manager

Job ID: 210025
Category: Management/Leadership
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Per Departmental Needs

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Entity: Penn Primary Care (PPC) and Penn Specialty Practices (PSP)

Department: Regional Physician Admin

Location: 150 Monument Road

Hours: Per Departmental Needs


  • The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading the planning and implementation of organizational effectiveness and performance improvement projects on behalf of the entity executive. This will be accomplished by applying his/her professional skills in defining the project scope, building project plans, leading project team goals and ensuring task completion and issue resolution. Projects may include organizational effectiveness/human capital management, risk reduction initiatives, and clinical quality improvement initiatives. The incumbent meets the project's strategic operational and financial goals while promoting a co-operative environment of open communication and mutual respect among all team members. The Senior Project Manager must have a working knowledge of performance improvement methodologies, effective interpersonal skills, be able to establish good working relationships, collaborate with networks of employees at all levels in the organization, be able to foster cooperation in others, and be a creative problem-solver. In addition, the Senior Project Manager must be able to effectively delegate work, hold others accountable for deliverables, and effectively communicate with key project stakeholders of project status and issues. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for supporting all special projects needs of the entity executive, including the liaisons with key stakeholders, analysis of market trends and internal performance, the analysis of data in collaboration with experienced data analysts and the production of written reports and oral presentations. This position requires a high degree of sophistication, resourcefulness, and creativity, and the ability to lead by influencing others at all levels across the organization. The position requires the ability to anticipate and deliver upon analytic needs far in advance and also a substantial amount of just in time support often outside of traditional working hours.


  • Takes the lead on projects or stakeholder support providing active and visible leadership on assigned initiatives including: Managing projects independently and applying sound judgment in resolving project challenges. Tracking requests and working with team leadership to triage and prioritize work. Serving as primary point of contact and team representative to the relevant client group. Working with stakeholders to identify potential issues or opportunities and develop data-driven work plans to address them. Overseeing analysis consistent with the work plan. Working with team leadership to vet analysis and ensure analysis quality. Coordinating with team leadership and others, as assigned, to ensure analytics are aligned with team and system imperatives. Working with team leadership to build consensus around key actions arising from their analysis.Acts as an active and visible leader within the team, including management and mentoring of less experienced analysts.Supports maintenance and improvement of project and department specific data, analytics, and reporting infrastructure as directed by team leadership.Facilitates sharing of best practices across entities, service lines and departments.


  • Project Management Professional Certification

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Education Specialization: Healthcare, Finance, Business Admin, Management, or related field Equivalent Experience: •And 5+ years of Business or Healthcare experience, including 2 years of project management experience
  • Master of Arts or Science
  • Education Specialization: Healthcare, Finance, Business Admin, Management, or related field Equivalent Experience: •And 5+ years of Business or Healthcare experience, including 2 years of project management experience

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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