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Quality, Safety & Risk Prevent
JOB SUMMARY The Department of Quality, Safety, and Risk Prevention seeks an IT Project Manager to support the development of the data literacy and training program for VUMC analytics and reporting teams. In addition, the role will manage the day-to-day activities necessary to operate this program and track metrics for program evaluation. They will be responsible for coordinating between VUMC analytics teams while working with identified subject matter experts to design, plan, and schedule learning courses. The role will also communicate with learning stakeholders, manage participants post-training surveys, and develop and maintain a resource library of established trainings. The position requires outstanding communication and organizational skills to effectively manage project timelines, engage team members, support project execution and analysis, and facilitate high-quality deliverables. The position also requires an intermediate amount of analytics and reporting skills, ability to learn and utilize tools, resources, and learning platforms to manage the program, and good problem solving and team management and collaboration skills.
Work with project stakeholders to gain understanding of VUMC-utilized reporting and analytics tools, analytics and reporting teams, data development processes and workflows, and available learning tools and platforms.
Establish, manage, and coordinate the Vanderbilt Enterprise and Reporting (VERA) training workgroup with representation from analytics and reporting leaders across the enterprise.
Participate in and lead meetings with project collaborators, including preparing/presenting project updates, scheduling meetings, and delivering meeting agendas and minutes.
Provide a framework and tools for course content development to subject matter experts.
Based on inputs from analytics and reporting leadership, establish a menu of desired courses, identify the training format (including online resources), and engage with subject matter experts.
Support VUMC training subject matter experts by independently researching and identifying existing, relevant training resources in data analytics and visualization for inclusion into the training curriculum.
Assist with developing training materials.
Develop and maintain a platform to house an online resource library for data analytics and visualization learning, including writing descriptions of content.
Coordinate logistics for training sessions, such as scheduling, advertising, video conferencing, hosting, and attendee evaluations.
Utilize feedback provided to help the training subject matter experts and the VERA Training Workstream group to enhance the training content over time.
Provide leadership in the execution of day-to-day project activities.
Organize project materials, track progress, and maintain a schedule of projects and timelines.
Draft project-related documents, reports, and presentations for analytics and reporting, clinical, and operational audiences.
Effectively communicate with collaborators across the institution.
Assist in the development of program success measures and work with leadership to track progress over time.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Success in the IT Project Manager position will require the following qualifications and skills:
This position requires a Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience. Candidates with Master's level training in Analytics, Information Technology, or a related field are preferred.
Candidates with project management certification (PMP, etc.) are preferred.
Experience managing cross-team or cross-functional projects is required.
Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills are required.
Knowledge of analytics, reporting, or visualization tools is preferred, but not required.
Experience with managing training programs and their evaluation is preferred, but not required.
Experience developing and managing web-based platforms is preferred, but not required.
Experience in health care settings and scientific research is preferred, but not required.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Ability to handle multiple complex tasks and prioritize projects effectively.
Ability to learn new methods, processes, tools and techniques, problem solve and innovate in collaboration with others.
Recognize areas of responsibility and take charge of them. Proactively identify areas of opportunity for improving the program, present options, and alternatives to enterprise stakeholders, and take ownership of problems identified or brought to their attention.
Follow through from analysis and problem identification to problem resolution.
Demonstrate a positive attitude and facilitate the development of a collaborative culture among the participants in the training program.
Our professional administrative functions include critical supporting roles in information technology and informatics, finance, administration, legal and community affairs, human resources, communications and marketing, development, facilities, and many more.
At our growing health system, we support each other and encourage excellence among all who are part of our workforce. High-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt Health for professional growth, appreciation of benefits, and a sense of community and purpose.
Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance. Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment. Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area. Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues:- Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy, and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance e and gain knowledge in new areas.- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.- Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences. Delivering Excellent Services:- Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.- Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.- Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness. Ensuring High Quality: - Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring. Managing Resources Effectively: - Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.- Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.- Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities. Fostering Innovation:- Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.- Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.- Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.
Relevant Work Experience
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