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Project Manager Heart Safe Motherhood PART TIME

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Job ID: 132806
Category: Business Process Improvement
Work Type: PT 20+ HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, 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.

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  • The Project Manager within the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania (CPUP), is responsible for leading and managing key strategic initiatives in assigned areas across CPUP and the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS). The Project Manager is tasked with the development of robust project plans that detail scope, specific actions, accountable parties, deliverable timelines, and communication / training specifics for key projects and initiatives both within the team and across the institution. The Project Manager is CPUP's primary liaison with other UPHS entities and is responsible for assigned internal communications, as well as being a key member of the department's team.


The Project Manager will manage and support the Heart Safe Motherhood (HSM) postpartum hypertension monitoring program As a candidate for this position, you will guide the scaling of HSM throughout Penn Medicine and to outside health systems. You will be responsible for working alongside clinicians to help grow and further develop and scale the Heart Safe Motherhood program. This position requires a high degree of engagement and resourcefulness as well as outstanding communication and organizational skills. 


  • Determines scope and size of a project, as well as the requirements for each stage and builds a cohesive project plan with defined tasks and timelines.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates project activities, manages resources and activities and maintains project focus by shifting priorities when necessary.
  • Manages systems and operational issues and is prepared to discuss through scheduling appropriate resources and utilizing communication tools. Participates in measurement activities, completes reports and provides project plan updates.
  • Delegates project tasks to interns when appropriate.
  • Coordinates assigned events. Plans/manages logistics for events, ensures departmental engagement, operates within budgetary guidelines.
  • Facilitates CPUP leadership rounds process, organizes, facilitates, and actively contributes to ad-hoc CPUP projects.
  • Organizes, facilitates, and actively contributes to standing committees.
  • Contributes to ongoing professional development of other team members.

Additional Scope of Work:

Penn Medicine

- Continue to technically support HSM throughout Penn Medicine -specifically, optimization of platform in collaboration with WTH

- Maintain alignment of HSM with department priorities; align with other innovation programs

- Maintain patient facing materials and HSM website

- Manage new HSM builds in conjunction with Way to Health team

- Update Advisory Board on a quarterly basis

Beyond Penn Medicine

- Cultivate relationships with clinicians and administrators outside of Penn Medicine to promote HSM

- Respond to inquiries from outside hospitals interested in implementing HSM in their Labor and Delivery units

- Actively work on engaging potential systems/ hospitals that may be interested in implementing HSM; this may include proactive attendance at conferences/symposia /other outlets that would allow for more active marketing of the HSM program to increase number of systems/hospitals implementing HSM.

- Manage new HSM builds in conjunction with Way to Health team

Supporting Scale

- Create presentations for diverse audiences

- Assist in writing and editing manuscripts for publication related to HSM

- Work with billing department to standardize billing and reimbursement of HSM.

- Develop and execute a strategy for sustained scaling of the program with the co-founders of HSM

- Manage HSM project grants and research collaborations (i.e. IBX)


  • Project Management Professional Certification Preferred

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (Required)
  • Healthcare Management or Business Administration 2+ years relevant experience
  • Master of Arts or Science
  • Healthcare Management or Business Administration

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.

Live Your Life's Work

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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