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Project Manager CPUP

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Job ID: 138585
Category: Business Process Improvement
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2022
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?


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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