Project Manager or Senior PM for Enterprise Information Technology - Clinical and Epic

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Project Manager or Senior PM for Enterprise Information Technology - Clinical and Epic

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Information Technology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2400002R

We are looking for a Project Manager who has worked with Enterprise Level Information Technology before to support our various projects, including software and application implementations and upgrades. We are open to hiring this at either a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager level, depending on the applicant's experience and expertise. You will perform cross-functional, enterprise-level project management that is focused on working with clients in a clinical environment using Epic software. This employee is responsible for the development and implementation of project management activities in support of the Central IT Chief Information Office (CIO) and Chief Medical Information Office (CMIO). Utilizes extensive project management skills to ensure accurate, efficient, and timely delivery and implementation of project deliverables while meeting stakeholder requirements and effectively managing project scope. Works under the guidance of a Central IT Project management Office

This is a Hybrid role requiring employees to come on-site and work from home during the week. There will be times when an employee may need to come in for launches or specific meetings. Currently, UTHealth Houston requires that employees either reside in the State of Texas or relocate to Texas within three months of accepting a role. We can not hire remote or out-of-state workers for this position. You will be eligible for all UTHealth Houston benefits, including excellent healthcare coverage (employer-paid) and a pension plan administered by the State of Texas.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ well-being is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts include entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus, many more!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Manage multiple complex projects while maintaining consistency and effectiveness of project deliverables. Manage technology and business process improvement projects and contracts. Develop effective plans and meet deadlines. Obtains and maintains a clear understanding of all appropriate legal and contractual matters related to projects.

  2. Ensures project initiation is well defined, including a detailed review of customer expectations, business drivers, requirements, design, SLAs, and success metrics. Keeps projects on track while managing risks and controlling quality.

  3. Provide effective leadership, guidance, and critical communications to project team(s) as appropriate while promoting and contributing to a cohesive team environment. Monitors performance of project team resources. Makes recommendations for and/or facilitates problem resolution where appropriate.

  4. Works with management, vendors, customers, and IT staff to coordinate, plan, assign, and review project plans and deliverables, as well as contracts and work products.

  5. Initiates internal, enterprise-level projects as requested, obtains authorization and commitment, and ensures that projects demonstrate business need and feasibility.

  6. Analyze established project management procedures for continual improvement. Facilitates and/or makes recommendations for improvements as appropriate.

  7. Prepare comprehensive and accurate schedules and reports. Perform evaluation, interpretation, and effective presentations of pertinent data to various groups.

  8. Other duties as assigned.


Preferred: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI)

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, or related discipline or related experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Five years of IT and team management experience is required, including oversight of technology or business improvement projects and management experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or up to a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.