University of Massachusetts Medical School

Senior Project Manager- Hybrid

Minimum Salary US-MA-North Quincy
Job Location 5 days ago(5/15/2024 2:29 PM)
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Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional


Under the general direction of the CMO, the Sr. Project Manager-Office of Clinical Affairs is responsible for supporting the Office of Clinical Affairs clinical team’s projects. The Sr. Project Manager will assist the clinical team’s Medical Director’s in leading, documenting and advancing project activities, and will lead sub-components of a project. This position is also responsible for planning and coordinating project related activities of small and medium size projects that will vary in scope including the management of resources in a matrix environment. Develops and implements projects while adhering to UMCMS's Project Management guidelines


Works in conjunction with senior clinical leadership and other staff on strategic projects focused on serving the needs of the Medicaid population.
Responsible for advancing clinical projects implementing the expansion of services and initiatives aimed at improving patient resources and coverage.
Collaborates to drive timely project advancement and pivot projects as the work demands. Sample projects could be those focused on telemedicine, newer care models at home, clinical performance improvement, and more.
Maintains and increases their expertise and in-depth understanding of landscape-wide initiatives on accountable care in the Medicaid space. Researches into emerging trends and cross-state comparisons, and understanding of key trends and shifts in the healthcare landscape.
Works directly with clinical and population health teams, policy and implementation staff, and stakeholders across the Health and Human Services Secretariat to lead programs and projects.
Helps to administer novel projects and is intimately involved in day-to-day operations of this work.
Provides tactical planning in the identification and development of new initiatives with stakeholders and leadership peers.
Document and maintain current: project work plan, meetings, decisions, work change orders, project deliverables, progress reports, schedules, cost tracking reports, and other pertinent reports.
Participate in the development, enhancement, and implementation of Project Management standards, policies, procedures, and metrics that include change management, controls, and reports to attain compliance
Facilitate communication of the project’s status, budget, costs, issues, and related information to the project’s team leaders, project sponsor, steering committee, affected business unit(s), and team members as appropriate
Support the department in audit reviews of completed projects, to review whether project met expectations and to identify potential areas for improvement. Documents results of audit and recommendations.
Ensure that common solutions are found and implemented for common problems across all projects.
Assist the project’s sponsor in refining the project scope and objectives, including any constraints.
Manage special projects, project and/or vendor evaluations, feasibility studies and other activities related to business development within defined time lines as assigned.
Manage project staff.
Assemble and influence appropriate staff to project teams to support project goals.
Keep abreast of current and developing trends and health care administration in order to guide and advise clients regarding their information needs.
Assist the Director in the development of contracts.
Provide support to the department in the development of strategic planning.
Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement program.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in management, Health Care, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.

Bachelor’s degree in management, Health Care, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
7-9 years of demonstrated experience in project management.
Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with staff, clients, and vendor staff.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to lead and direct a matrix project team, as well as the ability to lead and direct effective meetings and work sessions.
Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, and PowerPoint.
Ability to travel to off-site locations.

Master’s degree in management, Health Care, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.

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