BJC Careers

Manager, Performance Improvement/Project Manager

Saint Louis, MO
Support Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1180014
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri and within a 240-mile radius of St. Louis to hold the prestigious Comprehensive Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Parent institutions Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine also are nationally recognized, with U.S. News & World Report consistently ranking the hospital and medical school among the nation's elite.


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Role Purpose

Manages continuous improvement/transformation project portfolios and other project portfolios.  Utilizes project/program/portfolio management in combination with continuous improvement/transformation in organization operations in order to accomplish business objectives. Mentors and trains in project/program management and continuous improvement methodologies.  Leads and directs the work of others. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Supports benchmark activities by identifying appropriate organizations and standards for comparison, and ensuring that benchmarks are appropriately compared with peer organizations.
  • Provides direct line leadership to the program staff whose responsibilities are to support excellence and continuous improvement initiatives in combination with project/program and portfolio management.
  • Develops models that analyze the financial and operational impact of proposed continuous improvement initiatives in combination with operational and project efforts. Provides consultation to teams regarding 'Leading Practices' in project management and continuous improvement approaches.
  • Assists in establishing the methodology for the continuous improvement initiative, and maintains the chosen methodology by supporting team members in its use in combination with project/program and portfolio management infrastructures.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/Engineering/related

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer