Project Manager III

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Information Technology
Hours / Pay Period
Dignity Health System Office
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday
Work Schedule
8 Hour
-Remote Opportunity
Optional Work Location
Optional Work Location



CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.



Position Summary:

We are in need of an Epic Project Manager to assist with the implementation and upgrades.  The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of workflows, implementation timelines, in depth PM philosophy and skills and Epic experience.

The Project Manager is accountable for the project objectives. They responsible for managing resource allocation, influencing sponsors and prioritizing work. The PM plays an active role in making decisions involving processes and structures to support enterprise wide change. 


The PM must have the ability to manage business sponsor relationships and navigate the political landscape. 


They are assigned to medium or large projects and, at times, be assigned to multiple projects.

Essential Functions:
- Manages the project management delivery and is considered a subject matter expert in project management principles, techniques and best practices


- Directs and consults with project team members, leadership in the preparation of project documentation, deliverables, milestones, resources, schedules and budgets 


- Requires leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams and influencing senior level management and key stakeholders


- Often leads Project team(s) comprised of more junior project managers, work stream leads, business solutions analysts, applications analysts, and developers. 


- Adheres to Project Management Methodologies as defined within the IT Project Methodology guide. 


- Does not have HR responsibilities


Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Voluntary Benefits.


Compensation Range:  $40.66 to $52.86 hourly rates, annualized.



Minimum Qualifications:
  • Five plus (5+) years of Project Management experience
  • 5-10 years of EHR/ Epic experience
  • Minimum of 2 implementations as PM, prefer full cycle experience Implementations 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification
  • PM in Healthcare for 5- 10 years
  • Strong understanding of workflows and operations
  • Managing define timelines to meet project deadlines
  • Proven/ demonstrated project management skills
  • Proven ability to independently manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • The PM III must have the ability to manage business sponsor relationships, and navigate political landscape
  • Understanding of Finance and Accounting principles in relation to project budgets, purchasing and analysis of financial results
  • Negotiation skills
  • Team Leadership and command skills
  • Communication for results
  • Decisiveness/Ability to make a quick assessment of the scope of an issue and provide options for its closure
  • Ability to develop strategic business cases for proposed initiatives
  • Functional knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Visio, PPT and Planview
  • Solid understanding  of Information Systems  and technical components (software, hardware, network) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience


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