Salary commensurate with education and experience.
1st Shift - Days
The Department of Laboratory Medicine serves as a regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for patient care, research and educational programs in laboratory medicine. The department now employs 900 people who work at the award-winning University of Washington Medical Center (ranked among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report), Harborview Medical Center (the region's only Level I Trauma center, known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally- and medically- vulnerable populations.), Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and many other clinical and research facilities in the area. The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.
The University of Washington Medical Center has an opportunity for a PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICER (PMO). The person in this role will provide technical analysis, recommendations and tracking for departmental projects and act as the laboratory's principal project manager across thirteen technical divisions as well as Informatics and Administrative Divisions.
The PMO chairs the Committee of Project Review (COPR), works with the Laboratory's Executive Committee (etc), stakeholders and other interested parties. The PMO will set up and develop communication, planning, coordinate related training, develop metrics, timelines and Work Breakdown Schedules (WBS) to insure that all laboratory generated projects stay on track and on time in their delivery.
Maintain and update the intake process for submitting and requesting review of projects.
Provide technical oversight, planning and assistance to users in the development of laboratory based proposals and projects.
Provide management support for projects such as: * Development of lab services at external sites. * Internal laboratory renovation projects previous examples include: Chemistry and Hematology Automation Lines, Red Cell Disorder labs and Microbiology section renovation projects. * Implementation of department wide and medical centers quality initiatives.
Review requesters proposed operational and budget assessments of new project proposals.
Serve as technical and procedural resource for principal stakeholders, COPR and EC.
Develop communication plans to expedite the flow of information.
Create and maintain timelines.
Establish and analyze project data (metrics, budget, project progress and scope, Work Schedule Breakdowns (WBS), Critical Pathways and Project Creep).
Present projects to Committee of Project Review (COPR), Executive Committee (EC), and Stakeholders.
Mediate and support discussion to ensure positive outcomes.
Coordinate the development of curriculum for internal Project Management training for Laboratory Medicine staff.
Oversee development of forms and processes related to the project.
This position provides opportunities to work in a challenging and rewarding environment that includes research and development of bioinformatics and database tools with an emphasis on next generation molecular diagnostic clinical assays. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's Degree degree in Laboratory Medicine, Healthcare Management, Project Management, Business Operations, or related field, AND 2-3 years demonstrated experience managing projects and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Laboratory Medicine background.
Advanced software skills.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Employees working in Laboratory Medicine may be required to work in any of the Lab Medicine departmental locations in order to meet patient service requirements, including but not limited to HMC, UWMC, FHCRC, SCCA, UW School of Medicine locations (e.g., South Lake Union) and other UW Medicine healthcare facilities.
Employees working in Laboratory Medicine are considered essential staff and as such will be required to report to work when scheduled despite inclement weather.
Must have a flexible schedule to meet with principals as necessary.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.