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Healthcare Research Project Manager
NASHVILLE TN 37230
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-89770816

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Healthcare Research Project Manager
**JOB CODE INFORMATION:**


1. Job Code: 3537

2. Job Stream Description: Professional



**Healthcare Research Project Manager**





Under direct supervision, oversees small projects or phases of larger
projects. Responsible for coordinating activities of project team, identifying
appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely
completion of project. Effectively coordinates the activities of the team by
becoming familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role
and function of each team member. Demonstrates good communication,
organization, and team building skills.





This position will be involved in key operating functions within, but not
limited to, the Learning Healthcare Team resident within the Vanderbilt
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. As such, this position will
also interface and collaborate extensively with health system operational
departments.



Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, facilitating research
investigator approach and navigation of our Learning Healthcare System support platform,
project development and timeline management, special projects, quality control
of deliverables and standardization of processes towards more effective and
efficient operations.





Key Functions and Expected Performances:





1.
Under direct supervision, coordinate and oversee the
planning phase of project implementation using the Project Implementation
Process.



a. Coordinate the transition from Project
Evaluation to Project Implementation.



b. Organize Team Resources, including
Steering Committees, Project Teams and Work Groups, as needed.



c. Develop high-level project plan and
achieve buy in on task responsibilities and timelines from the appropriate team
members.



d. Define communications, issue management
and scope management strategy and achieve approval from the appropriate team members.



e. Solicit input from appropriate staff to
evaluate cross-system impact.



f. Evaluate project risks and develop
contingency plans, as appropriate.



g. Define project objectives and define
success measurements.



h. Develop and communicate appropriate
project documentation, including project overview, scope, team structure,
status reports, issues management reports, change control reports, meeting
notes, etc. as required and in a timely manner.





2.
Institute the design phase of the Project Implementation
Process.



a. Coordinate development and approval of
appropriate requirements and design documentation.



b. Ensure Approval of developed
requirements and design.



c. Develop detailed project plan.





3.
Coordinate both execution and monitoring/controlling
phases of Project Implementation Process.



a. Coordinate development of detailed go
live plan.



b. Assist and monitor implementation of project
plan.



c. Facilitate monitoring issues and assist
with control execution if project course corrections are required.





4.
Complete close out phase of Project Implementation
Process.



a. Ensure team consensus of project
completion.



b. Complete project close out
documentation, especially Lessons Learned.





5.
With direct supervision, serve as project leader, to
ensure timely completion of project tasks in line with project and enterprise
objectives.



a. Coordinate and lead steering committee,
project team and work group meetings, as required.



b. Manage and communicate project status
to team members and executive staff, including management of project website,
consistent status reporting and presentations.



c. Identify, document and manage project
issues and escalate, as appropriate, to achieve timely resolution.



d. Ensure compliance with regulatory
agencies including meeting deadlines, when applicable.



e. Ensure integrity and security of
institutional data.



f. Demonstrate ability to multi-task
effectively.





6.
Actively identify and participate in training, education
and development activities to improve own knowledge and performance to sustain
and enhance professional development.



a. Keep up-to-date on project management
software systems, practices and technological developments, as appropriate.



b. Seek to understand Vanderbilt
University organization and goals.



c. Maintain skills commensurate with job
expectations.





7.
Demonstrate good team building skills.



a. Actively participate in Team Meetings.



b. Readily volunteer to assist fellow team
members as needed.



c. Promote constructive formal and
informal information sharing and interdisciplinary collaboration.







**Preferred Skills:**




+ Master's degree or higher preferred

+ Biomedical industry experiencepreferred

+ Project management experience withthe ability to manage a timeline

+ Excellent written and oralcommunication skills required

+ Excellent organizational skills required






~Healthcare Research Project Manager


Under direct supervision, oversees small projects or phases of larger projects. Responsible for coordinating activities of project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project. Effectively coordinates the activities of the team by becoming familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member. Demonstrates good communication, organization, and team building skills.


This position will be involved in key operating functions within, but not limited to, the Learning Healthcare Team resident within the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. As such, this position will also interface and collaborate extensively with health system operational departments.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, facilitating research investigator approach and navigation of our Learning Healthcare System support platform, project development and timeline management, special projects, quality control of deliverables and standardization of processes towards more effective and efficient operations.


Key Functions and Expected Performances:


1. Under direct supervision, coordinate and oversee the planning phase of project implementation using the Project Implementation Process.

a. Coordinate the transition from Project Evaluation to Project Implementation.

b. Organize Team Resources, including Steering Committees, Project Teams and Work Groups, as needed.

c. Develop high-level project plan and achieve buy in on task responsibilities and timelines from the appropriate team members.

d. Define communications, issue management and scope management strategy and achieve approval from the appropriate team members.

e. Solicit input from appropriate staff to evaluate cross-system impact.

f. Evaluate project risks and develop contingency plans, as appropriate.

g. Define project objectives and define success measurements.

h. Develop and communicate appropriate project documentation, including project overview, scope, team structure, status reports, issues management reports, change control reports, meeting notes, etc. as required and in a timely manner.


2. Institute the design phase of the Project Implementation Process.

a. Coordinate development and approval of appropriate requirements and design documentation.

b. Ensure Approval of developed requirements and design.

c. Develop detailed project plan.


3. Coordinate both execution and monitoring/controlling phases of Project Implementation Process.

a. Coordinate development of detailed go live plan.

b. Assist and monitor implementation of project plan.

c. Facilitate monitoring issues and assist with control execution if project course corrections are required.


4. Complete close out phase of Project Implementation Process.

a. Ensure team consensus of project completion.

b. Complete project close out documentation, especially Lessons Learned.


5. With direct supervision, serve as project leader, to ensure timely completion of project tasks in line with project and enterprise objectives.

a. Coordinate and lead steering committee, project team and work group meetings, as required.

b. Manage and communicate project status to team members and executive staff, including management of project website, consistent status reporting and presentations.

c. Identify, document and manage project issues and escalate, as appropriate, to achieve timely resolution.

d. Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies including meeting deadlines, when applicable.

e. Ensure integrity and security of institutional data.

f. Demonstrate ability to multi-task effectively.


6. Actively identify and participate in training, education and development activities to improve own knowledge and performance to sustain and enhance professional development.

a. Keep up-to-date on project management software systems, practices and technological developments, as appropriate.

b. Seek to understand Vanderbilt University organization and goals.

c. Maintain skills commensurate with job expectations.


7. Demonstrate good team building skills.

a. Actively participate in Team Meetings.

b. Readily volunteer to assist fellow team members as needed.

c. Promote constructive formal and informal information sharing and interdisciplinary collaboration.


Preferred Skills:

o Master's degree or higher preferred

o Biomedical industry experience preferred

o Project management experience with the ability to manage a timeline

o Excellent written and oral communication skills required

o Excellent organizational skills required


Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience


**Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):**


**Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:**


+ Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


**Movement**


+ Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

+ Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

+ Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

+ Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

+ Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

+ Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

+ Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

+ Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


**Sensory**


+ Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

+ Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

+ Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

+ Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.


**Environmental Conditions**


+ Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.


**Job** _Research_


**Organization:** _VICTR 104242_


**Title:** _Healthcare Research Project Manager_


**Location:** _TN-Nashville-2525 West End Ave_


**Requisition ID:** _1804817_

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