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PROJECT MANAGER, ACUTE EMR INITIATIVES
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
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Competition #:01235742
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
Department:IH ACUTE & AMB SYS
Reports To:CORPORATE DIRECTOR
Close Date:MARCH 18, 2019*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for an experienced IMIT Project Management professional to support ongoing Electronic Medical Record initiatives in our acute sites.

This permanent full time position is based out of Kelowna, BC. As a Project Manager for IMIT, you may be responsible for one or more IMIT initiatives supporting the Acute and Ambulatory portfolio in its mission to evolve the electronic health record and its supporting technologies.

The Project Manager works under the project charter as established by the Corporate Director, Acute & Ambulatory Systems to lead the development and implementation of large corporate-wide and provincial clinical and business electronic systems. The Project Manager is responsible to maintain a continuous cycle of project planning, execution, and monitoring within IH project management standards. The Project Manager oversees assigned project resources, develops project plans, and ensures the delivery and acceptance of project end products for sign-off by the business areas.

Typical duties include:

1. Develops essential project documents (charters, schedules, end product specifications, etc.) with or on behalf of the project sponsor.

2. Develops a comprehensive project plan with input from user groups and service providers (including risk management, business continuity, and interdependencies).

3. Directs all activities related to the project. Guides and mentors team members.

4. Prepares and manages project operational and capital budgets.

5. Develops and fosters relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (e.g., IH leadership groups, other Health Authorities, provincial stakeholders, and suppliers) to address issues related to the project.

6. Responsible for project staffing functions including daily assignments, recruitment, hiring, ongoing development, performance management, and performance evaluation including disciplinary action and termination as required.

7. Develops, implements, and monitors standards for service and performance; evaluates and effects changes as needed to improve services, simplify work flow, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements.

8. Works with software vendors and other external service providers to negotiate contract terms and pricing and resolve complex and/or tentative service issues.

9. Manages the process of change in all project affected areas across IH.

10. Maintains and continually improves project management best practice and standards for IH.

11. Acts in a consultative capacity to provide expert advice to other project managers.

12. Performs other related duties and projects as assigned.
 
Qualifications

• A Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems, or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of experience and post-secondary education.
• A minimum of five to seven years of experience in the project management of complex, multi-site, multi-disciplined information systems, including responsibility for staff development and supervision. Experience within a large and diverse healthcare organization is an asset.
• Professional Project Manager (PMP) designation or equivalent.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT