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Providence Health & Services Senior IS Program Manager – Project Management in Redmond, Washington


Providence is calling a Senior IS Program Manager – Project Management to our location in Redmond, WA, Renton, WA or Portland, OR.

Healthcare Intelligence is seeking a Senior IS Program Manager to be accountable for successfully planning, budgeting, and executing one or more large data science, data governance, business intelligence, data storage, or data transformation platform projects.

The Senior IS Program Manager knows how things work in IS, in Healthcare Intelligence, and in the world of the business partners we support. This person works for the success of Providence, thrives in uncertainty, and strives to bring order to it. This person feels a personal stake in the projects delivered and nurtures relationships.

The Senior IS Program Manager brings exceptional collaboration skills, attention to detail, strong self-motivation, and a passion for driving change. The position relies on extensive experience and judgment, is constantly looking to improve self and team, and is in steady pursuit of excellence.

The Senior IS Program Manager ensures projects are planned and executed in a manner that supports the Providence mission and meets organization objectives.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develops projects in alignment with PSJH and HI's strategic plan and objectives. Develops fluency in HI's data strategy and is able to effectively manage through conflict, disagreement and ambiguity to archive project objectives in alignment with that strategy. Maintains the right balance in meeting Client Sponsor objectives, without compromising data strategy. Works closely with the Senior Data Consultants to manage client expectations from initial problem identification through project lifecycle. Understands that what clients request isn't always the right solution for what they want or need and can assemble the right resources to quickly address and resolve.

  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders to gather requirements, manage implementations, and drive delivery of projects. Manage relationships both within HI and the broader IS teams and with our partners in Legal, Finance, Operations and Regional Ministries or Organizations. Manage numerous requests concurrently and strategically, prioritizing when necessary.

  • Develops the project budget, task dependencies and schedule. Responsible for scope, risk and issue management, including documenting, communicating and facilitating resolutions or mitigation plans. Maintains all project artifacts. Identifies, delivers, and documents organizational, application and human workflows that contribute to policy and procedure updates throughout each project. Initiates business needs assessments, budgets, and risk assessments through standard project management tools.

  • Develops, initiates and manages a communication plan, including regular project status reports. Delivers appropriate integration, training and implementation plans and activities. Ensures open lines of communication internal and external to the project, within and external to HI.

  • Prepares and delivers presentations to senior leadership, management and other stakeholders.

  • May lead other project managers or project coordinators, and is comfortable collaborating in a team environment while holding self and others accountable to team and project objectives.

  • Effectively manages and mitigates risk of the project by creatively exploring alternatives, effectively resolving conflict of time and resources, and effectively communicating between sponsors, HI Leadership Team, and the project team. Works with resource managers to resolve conflict of priorities.

  • Ability to craft and present a variety of analyses that help articulate HI's return on investment or value proposition to the organization. Utilize highly mathematical models and convert them to a business-driven strategy.

  • Serve as a key member of the HI Leadership Team in helping to drive overall HI technical strategy.

  • Define, measure, and utilize KPIs to improve the overall HI program. Create and document processes, troubleshoot issues and drive continuous process improvement activities across diverse cross-functional teams. Provide insights into HI capacity, resource allocation, and budgets (projects and departmental). Manage cross functional and internal/external communication on portfolio and program deliverables. Contribute to creating and managing HI's operational and capital budget. Manage HI contracts and statements of work with external vendors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree/Master's Degree in Clinical or business discipline, or equivalent.

  • Project Management Certificate or formal training.

  • 10 years experience in leading large, diverse and complex projects while having a well-rounded technical background in current data or web technologies and project management tools including experience in data mining, data governance, cloud solution, ERP technology, etc.

  • 5 years strong financial, clinical, operations or technical background.

  • 5 years experience with PM methodologies and software, with a preference for agile methodologies.

  • 5 years experience making formal and informal presentations to senior & executive management and key stakeholders.

  • 5 years strategic planning, change management or risk management experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Scrum Master Certified

  • Experience in Agile / Scrum

  • Experience in SAFe

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.

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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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Washington, Oregon-Portland, Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 295001