Senior Project Manager – HCA

Senior Project Manager – Information Protection and Security

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation’s first hospital companies. Today, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is comprised of locally-managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom, employing approximately 230,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities resulting in more than 26M patient encounters each year. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we provide by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality.
Additional Facts:
• Ranked 63 in Fortune 500
• Competitive Fortune 100, industry matched salaries and yearly merit increase
• Computerworld Top 50 Best Places to Work in IT annually since 2009
• Named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” annually since 2010
• 106 HCA hospitals are on The Joint Commission’s list of top performers on key quality measures.

What makes IT&S unique as a technology company is that our solutions ultimately impact the care of patients. Although our skills are needed in a number of industries, we in IT&S apply them specifically to the noble cause of healthcare. We are “Healthcare Inspired.” It is this guiding vision that pervades and positively influences every level of our organization. It shapes our mission, defines our values, and brings our leaders and employees together in a shared enthusiasm for their work, setting IT&S apart as a uniquely purpose-driven company in the IT industry.

HCA IT&S Senior Project Managers are innovative individuals who use creativity and stakeholder partnerships to deliver business value. Senior Project Managers manage projects and/or programs with significant interdependencies and communicate across multiple channels including IT&S and Business Operations, to define an initiative’s scope, schedule and budget. Senior Project Managers have ownership from initiation, to development of the defined results through deployment of the product, including turnover to the appropriate systems support and user support organizations. As a recognized leader, Senior Project Managers may also be sought after to coach and mentor junior staff.

Applied to this position, your skills will help transform healthcare through technology and solutions that dramatically improve patient care and business operations.

The following are highlighted entrepreneurial competencies and core expectations for the job/role:
• Team leadership
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Moral Courage
• Stakeholder partnership
• Understand strategic imperatives
• Cross-functional knowledge
• Financial responsibility
• Risk management
• Process re-engineering
At HCA IT&S, your deliverables will influence patient care. Every process, technology and decision matters.

Senior Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives. Senior Project Managers lead a variety of different types of projects including launch of new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Single accountable party to define, plan, orchestrate, and deliver a given strategic initiative.

Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit.

Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving cross-functional teams, multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners.

Accountable for one or more initiatives including business, operational, and IT deliverables.

Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters.

Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.

Develops communication plans and interfaces to execute on responsibilities.

Leads a continuous risk management process to identify and assess risks, and develop and manage mitigation measures to minimize exposure to projects and the business.

Serves as a subject matter expert, routinely briefs key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives.

Represents the project in various project governance and inter-department forums.

Facilitates key project meetings.

Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.

Publishes periodic project status reports.

Proposes recommendations, adjustments and process improvements to achieve success.


Knowledge of these areas:
Healthcare- Preferred
Information Technology – Preferred
Project Management – Required
Microsoft Office product proficiency – Required

3 or more years – Required

PMP – Preferred
Agile Project Management and Scrum Certifications -Preferred

College Graduate – Preferred
Other -10 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree

Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; lead and inspire teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.

Demonstrated ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively.

Servant Leadership; a leader who considers the needs of the team over his/her own.

Proven ability at building strong and positive relationships with the project team and key stakeholders.

Excellent written and oral communication capability and presentation skills; persuasive, encouraging, motivating, and inspiring; the ability to listen and understand.

Exhibits influencing and negotiating skills.

Displays business and technical acumen.

Focused and versatile team player; comfortable under pressure.

Proven ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives.

Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects.

Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

Proven project management skills including knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.

Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects.
Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management.



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  • Location: Nashville, TN, United States
  • Career Level: Senior (5+ years of experience)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Positions: 1