Project Manager

  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Fixed Term/Contract
  • Job #3761
Project Manager (12 Month Contract)
Location: Burnaby, BC
Staffing Placement Opportunity

Responsibilities including but not limited to
  •  Lead and drive the planning, coordination, execution and management of day-to-day activities associated with each of the PM’s functional areas of accountability;
  • Ensure integration of project management activities with the master project plan, as well as across multiple work streams and domain areas to ensure inter-related activities are aligned and coordinated;
  • Develop, maintain, monitor and adjust project and resource plan to align with the master project plan; as well as with the evolving and dynamic situations associated with design, build, test and implementation, typical of large complex EHR implementations;
  • Provides oversight and guidance to project team members to ensure accountability, clear workplans are in place to achieve critical milestones;
  • Tracks and monitors project progress, deliverables and milestones according to project plan and in alignment with established project reporting cadence and processes; monitors and reports on status of projects and major obstacles encountered, utilizing concepts of Dynamic Scheduling to continuously anticipate, monitor, adjust and manage risks;
  • Risk and Issues Management:
    • Implements and/or contributes to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the life cycle of the project;
    • Responsible for ensuring risks and issues are identified and resolved in a timely manner. Timely escalation using the escalation and governance process and structure;
    • Accountable and responsible for ensuring risks and issues are effectively registered, monitored and followed to conclusion;
  • Maintains ongoing support for initiatives from project sponsors and user groups, keeps stakeholders informed of project status and ensures effective communication channels are in place;
  • Makes recommendations regarding project scope as applicable;
  • Assists with the maintenance of project artefacts, including project plan, risks and issues log, action items, deliverables log, decision log etc.;
  • Ensures that transparent, data-driven project reporting is in place with clear alignment to the approved project plan, deliverables and milestones; ensures that weekly and monthly status reports are collated, developed and provided in partnership with the Transformation Management Office;
  • Participates in various governance and project meetings as required;
  • Mentors internal staff to ensure knowledge transfer
  • Orientation & Onboarding:   Work closely with the TMO to develop, maintain and adjust an orientation package for new resources;
  • Administration:  Work closely with the TMO to ensure new resources have been onboarded; issues addressed and resolved;
  • Performs other duties as directed by the project manager’s direct line manager.


Skills Required
  • Senior project management experience leading EHR implementation in a multi-site healthcare organization; 
  • Experience with MEDITECH Expanse, or earlier versions of MEDITECH will be an advantage; regardless of whether this experience is related to the MEDITECH solution functionality or project managing the implementation of the solution;
  • Knowledge / experience of any of the following EHR domains, preferably in a BC context, will be an advantage:
    • Health Information Management
    • Patient Access (Admission, Discharge, Transfer, Registration, Scheduling)
    • Order Management
    • Provider Documentation
    • Nursing and Allied Health Documentation
    • Ambulatory / Primary Care
    • Advanced Clinical Functionality
  • Experience with Dynamic Scheduling and project management methodologies; 
  • Extensive project management (PMP preferred) with dynamic scheduling and project management methodologies.  NOT looking for a transactional Project Manager;
  • Advanced / Expert user of MS Office, MS Visio, MS Project;
  • Strong visual and presentation capabilities to ‘translate’ complex clinical, technical and healthcare concepts into visual materials for varied audiences from c-suite to VPs and technical stakeholders; 
  • Experience and understanding of BC’s healthcare governance and landscape around shared services models and clinical delivery;
  • Experience working in digital health and healthcare environment preferred;
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to form partnerships;
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, work collaboratively and deliver results; 
  • Proven ability to foster a collaborative team approach to decision-making;
  • Effective financial management skills;
  • Exceptional communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Proven ability to manage significant change initiatives and large-scale projects. Ability to negotiate and find resolutions to complex issues.  Ability to interact tactfully and effectively with staff at all organizational levels, both internally and externally;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. EXTREMELY Organized.  
  • Strong anticipatory skills 
  • Ability to read the “room” and people
  • Ability to flex and adjust as required with fluid and dynamic environment 
  • Must be comfortable with fluid and changing environment
  • Ability to pull concepts and high-level ideas into concrete structured plans and action items
  • Must be extremely organized and able to provide clear and concise guidance 
  • High EQ to demonstrate self-awareness to seek support when required 
  • Strategic mind-set with ability to tactically drive results 


Note; This job opportunity is with a Microserve client. 
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