• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Lombard
    Job ID
    2018-3718
    Category
    Management
    Address
    665 W. North Avenue
    Work Type
    Full Time
    Work Schedule
    Days
  • Overview

    Teamwork is what we’re all about at Lexington Health Care, working together to achieve positive patient outcomes. We realize that when you collaborate, great things are possible; for your patients, and for your career. Lexington proudly employs more than 2,500 employees allowing us to provide an immeasurable value to the communities we serve. So much of who we are comes from being an organization dedicated to the highest attainable quality of care available today. In an industry filled with rapid change and growth, our commitment to family values will never change. As a family owned organization, we have always maintained a unique perspective. Our reputation as a leading health care employer is unmatched. Come see for yourself why it’s so fulfilling to be a part of Lexington!

    Every employee in the Lexington Network must adhere to and uphold the standards set forth in our culture contract. Our common purpose, quality standards and behavioral expectations are what set us apart from other organizations. Every interaction must be approached using the ICARE expected behaviors so that every employee and resident will be treated with respect.

    The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and efficient operation of various projects that drive improvement to the operations of Lexington Health Network. When a new project is launched, the Project Manager develops a detailed project plan and is responsible for coming up with a solution to any problems that arise.

    Responsibilities

    • Will oversee Lexington Health Network projects from start to finish, monitoring and reporting on the progress throughout the process, while supervising and directing all team members involved in the project.
    • Responsible for identifying issues, providing solutions, delegate tasks and monitor progress to stay on schedule and on budget.
    • Responsible for frequent communication about projects with departments, facility leadership, as well as key members of the executive team and board of directors who control budget decisions.
    • Work in a very fast-paced with constant deadlines.
    • Manage multiple projects and different personalities within the organization.
    • The project manager quickly becomes the center of activity and change.
    • Must be able to handle stressful situations and keep calm under pressure. Other desired qualities and skills include: Interpersonal skills.
    • The project manager has to be able to listen, communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with many people inside and outside of an organization. Leadership skills.
    • The project manager has to be the person people look to for answers and project updates. They will lead projects and motivate others to complete them according to budgets, schedules and standards. Problem solving skills.
    • The project manager faces many unexpected challenges to meet goals and schedules. They need to be able to find solutions and resolve issues in a timely manner either collaboratively or on their own. Multitasking skills.
    • This role involves personal organization and setting up processes that become second nature. In addition, they will juggle several projects at a time, often with conflicting schedules. Flexibility.
    • The project manager will need to be flexible when issues arise that threaten project goals.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in health administration, health management, nursing, public health administration or business administration required.
    • PMP is preferred.
    • CAPM Certification is a plus.
    • Six Sigma/Lean experience preferred.
    • 2+ years’ experience leading project initiatives and project teams cross functionally in the healthcare field preferred. Physical Requirements:
    • Must have the ability to sit, stand, walk, stop and reach, and to use hands to manipulate the computer, writing, calculations or other instruments to carry out responsibilities of the position.
    • Must be able to lift objects up to 20 pounds.
    • Must have adequate vision to perform essential job functions.

     

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