Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
In addition to our Longwood Medical Area-based services, Dana-Farber's patients can access our care and resources in their local community through our licensed satellite centers. The CPBD department provides business planning, clinical planning, growth planning, project management, and operations support to the Institute, its community affiliates, and its strategic growth initiatives.
The Clinical Planning and Project Management team within CPBD provides structure to large-scale Longwood clinical growth initiatives and new business relationships including satellite clinics and collaborative affiliates.
The Project Manager reports to the Senior Director of Clinical Planning and Project Management in CPBD.
2 year position, with potential for longer term
Act as project manager/consultant on three to five simultaneous mid-size projects (scoping, planning, execution, knowledge transfer/close-out), including significant role in management of satellite expansion implementation
Facilitate Institute leadership decision making regarding key clinical/operational planning issues, providing leaders with in-depth analysis of various options and a framework to support decision making
Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams (including nursing, operations, revenue cycle, IT, pharmacy, and others) to inform clinical planning processes
Develop project work plans and status dashboards, and manage key tasks/sections within the work plan, coordinating with other departments and identifying/mitigating potential risks and issues
Populate and maintain project documents; e.g., status reports and dashboards, issue and decision logs, and timelines
Schedule and facilitate project-related workgroups, record action items and track completion status
Complete quantitative and qualitative analyses to support the objectives of assigned projects
Develop clear and effective meeting materials (e.g., agendas, presentations, etc.) and other written materials
Develop presentations/project collateral and present updates, findings, and recommendations to leaders and associates at all levels of the Institute
Cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with leaders across the organization
Utilize, and continue to improve and refine, a standard set of clinical project management tools
Actively contribute to CPBD staff development and internal departmental process improvement
Minimum of 3+ years experience in project management required; experience within a health care or academic environment preferred
Understanding of project management and change management approaches and principles along with demonstrated project management skills and/or consulting skills; business process improvement experience a plus
Strong results-orientation, teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills to navigate projects through a consensus-driven environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to deliver presentations to a wide variety of audiences
Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high quality deliverables
Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work independently and prioritize multiple projects and assignments
Strong PC skills (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.