Kettering Medical Center IS Project Manager in Miamisburg, Ohio

Description Major Responsibilities

  • Ensures that project management principles are consistently applied across all projects and follow organizational project management standards (PMI).

  • Able to function as Business Relationship Manager (BRM) for assigned service line, site, or hospital.

  • Assists with identification and implementation of improvements to Information Technology systems that enhance delivery of physician services to patients.

  • Ability to manage multiple Service Line or campus level projects at any given time without any degradation in the quality of work performed.

  • Develop and maintain processes, tools, and methodologies that support effective project management functions in the areas of planning, decision-making, resource allocation, status tracking, and project success criteria.

  • Ability to communicate, manage, and provide clear direction to senior level stakeholders (typically Senior Leadership and/or Project Sponsor).

  • Ability to collaborate with Senior Project Manager/Program Manager and take project assignments that contribute to key initiative and strategies.

  • Communicate appropriately with leadership by providing project status reports, productivity impact analysis, and planning support in accordance with organizational and Project Management Office (PMO) standards.

  • Ability to identify project risks and mitigation strategies.

  • Prioritize projects in alignment with Kettering Health Network goals and strategies.

  • Support and collaborate with operational leaders in the development of project plans for approved projects. Aid in the identification of project goals, overall objectives, and stakeholder expectations.

  • Ability to identify and resolve change management issues between projects and affected departments. Support the resolution of issues as needed.

  • Capability and experience facilitating diverse teams including clinical teams and physician teams highly desired.

  • Ability to work through project initiation which includes, collection of business requirements, operational assessment, and stakeholder alignment.

  • Proven experience with building strong relationships with key customers and effective communication strategies.

  • Participate on the Physician Advisory Committee, the Ambulatory Steering Committee, planning for Information Technology system upgrades and education initiatives to help physicians adapt to system and workflow changes.

  • Collaborate with Physicians, Clinical Informatics, Medical Staff, Medical Education, and Epic teams.

  • Prepare cost-benefit analyses on projects, monitor project deadlines and costs, and conduct post implementation reviews.

  • Collaborate on the implementation of intra and inter department process improvements designed to improve processes, templates, efficiency, and effectiveness based on project results and stakeholder input.

  • Ability to effectively facilitate training offerings and certification programs.

  • Ability to perform process analysis, research, project design, operations management, and data quality/integrity measurements.

Key Competencies

  • Project Management

  • Organization and Planning Skills

  • Healthcare Business Acumen

  • Process Improvement

  • Relationship/Stakeholder Management

  • Empirical Creativity

  • Data Management


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field

  • Understanding of healthcare business systems and processes preferred

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required, or must obtain within one year of hire.

  • Certification in Lean or Six Sigma, or must obtain within one year of hire.

  • 3 years’ work experience in leading projects utilizing project management methods with proven implementation of detailed work plans

  • Proficiency in software applications such as MS Office, Visio, SharePoint, database applications, MS Project, Minitab, etc.

Requisition Number: 16-7010

Title: IS Project Manager

Department: IS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE - 973093

Location: Admin Support Building

City: Miamisburg

State: OH

Shift: First

Job Status: Full-Time

Temporary: No

Hours per Bi-Weekly Pay Period: 80