Senior Project Manager – Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Iowa City, IA Healthcare / Technology

Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) has an opening for a Senior Project Manager within the Health Care Project Management Office (PMO). The PMO provides Project Management support for the University of Iowa Health Care community, through the application of the Project Management Institute global standard methodology, for delivering projects within budget, on schedule, according to scope, and in a way that best contributes to accomplishing the University of Iowa Health Care strategic plan. The responsibility for this position will be to ensure that project goals and objectives are met, within the established time frames, budgetary and hospital requirements; preparing project status reports, resource management, conducting/facilitating project meetings, ensuring the project progress on schedule, addressing constraints, mitigating risks and challenges in a timely manner. This position will work with a range of stakeholders including staff-level employees, department-level leadership, hospital administration, medical & clinical staff, division leadership and technical users to analyze project requirements, develop implementation strategies and provide guidance and oversight throughout the program/project management life cycle, serving as change agents for the organization, working effectively in a diverse environment.


HCIS provides and supports information and communication systems and technology that facilitate quality patient care, progressive medical education, and innovative research.


HCIS services University of Iowa Health Care by providing comprehensive, high level support for patient care delivery, internal and external communication, technology innovation, medical education, and research. Creating and maintaining a positive, productive, and rewarding environment for information technology and communication staff.


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®


Our primary and specialty care is provided by experts from all medical specialties, attracting patients from around the world. We offer our care in convenient, comfortable settings, using the most advanced approaches and with the best outcomes as our goal.


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. In 2018-19 seven of our adult care specialties were ranked among the nation’s best, including otolaryngology (3rd), ophthalmology (7th), orthopedics (14th), cancer (18th), urology (34th), pulmonology (39th), and gynecology (50th).


Pay Grade:

Salary: $70,000 to commensurate – 5B

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at

Percent of Time: 100%

Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular


Position Qualifications:

Education Required

A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business or Management, Public Health, Health Administration or a related Health Industry discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Experience Requirements

·        Project Management experience, typically 3-5 years implementing and managing multiple medium to large-scale programs/projects

·        Demonstrated ability to work independently with a strong focus on customer service utilizing established PMO Program/Project Management methodology, processes, procedures, tools and techniques.

·        Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all levels of management and project team members.

·        Demonstrated strong project management, organizational and facilitation skills.

·        Experience leading teams and people to successfully implement change utilizing a positive, can-do attitude to inspire others.

·        Proficient in Project Management tools such as MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS SharePoint, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint.

·        Experience with the concept of the PMBOK (Project Management Book of Knowledge) and applying project management principles, methodology & processes, tools & techniques to managing projects.

·        Ability to simultaneously lead multiple small to large-scale projects.

·        A valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety requirements.


Desired Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with educational and certification credentials combined with Project Management experience in a health industry.

·        PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), Master Certificate in Project Management, Public Heath Certification or Informatics Certificate, Prince2, AIPM Certified Practicing Project Manager (CPPM), ITILv3, Lean, Agile and/or Six Sigma certification.

·        A Master's degree in Business Administration, Business or Management, Public Health, Health Administration or a related Health Industry discipline.


The department intends to hire for one position from either Project Manager, Obstetrics and Gynecology requisition #19004879 or Senior Project Manager, Obstetrics and Gynecology requisition #19004881, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you which to be considered or both. In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of the position. A cover letter is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.


Candidates selected for interview are required to give a 30-minute Project Overview Presentation using MS PowerPoint. Details will be provided at time of the interview scheduling.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. Position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.


Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits. Applicant credentials subject to verification.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a

qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Job ID: 69877

Posted 20 days ago

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