Providence Health & Services Strategic Implementation Project Manager in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Strategic Implementation Project Manager to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Strategic Implementation Project Manager to be responsible for providing program management and strategic project management to Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) executives and their functions. This position manages virtual teams from planning phase through transition to operations of large cross-functional and cross-regional system initiatives and related projects of varying complexity. This position fills a key position as a strategic implementation partner to executives, flexibly responding to needs and enhancing the internal capability within the organization to support change. Strategic Services customers include members of Executive Council, Shared Services Leadership Council, Regional Leadership Council, Clinical Council, and other System leaders and groups.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead development of executive chartered projects/initiatives from planning phase through transition to operations using combination of project management, change management, facilitation, and business management expertise. Works with PSJH leaders to develop and document charters, objectives and metrics, action plans, stakeholder engagement and communication plans, and monitoring systems. Ensures tracking of financial, human, and technical objectives for each project. Provides project status reporting to executive sponsor, initiative owner, project team, and other stakeholders as requested. Develops project-specific escalation and issue management protocols.

  • Set up and lead multi-disciplinary work teams. Ensures effective communication, training, and post-implementation support strategies are created and implemented among all stakeholder groups.

  • Engage stakeholders in solving problems of varying complexity. Utilizes change management and performance improvement tools. Builds awareness and commitment to the change effort, and leads the ongoing communications and alignment of stakeholders throughout the process. Conducts post-initiative assessments and makes recommendations for improvement based on those assessments.

  • Partner with the Information Services Project Management Office (PMO) on information services projects. Partners with other functional or regional PMOs as appropriate.

  • Shares best practices with other members of the Strategic Implementation team and Strategic Services department as a way of improving upon the collective development of team members.

  • Supports proactive identification, mentoring, and spread of effective strategic project management tools, systems, and structures as part of the Strategic Implementation team and in collaboration with other PMOs throughout PSJH.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Business Administration, Health Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, or related discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 4 years’ of previous project management experience, consulting, health planning and/or business analysis experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters’ Degree - Business Administration, Health Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, or related discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 2 years experience in healthcare operations for an understanding of the nature of the work performed.

  • 2 years experience in change management, facilitation, and process improvement methodologies with substantial project management experience of complex, multi-regional, strategically important initiatives.

  • Project Management Professional certification.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Support Services

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 199646