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Ascension Health Senior Project Manager in St Louis, Missouri

We Are Hiring

At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strongly support a work-life balance and you will benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training.

Ascension is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join the Enterprise Project Management Office (ePMO) team.

What You Will Do

As a Senior Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to p erform planning, implementation design, analysis, research, development, and oversight of project initiatives. Providing project leadership for the development, planning, implementation and maintenance of the project management process consistent with identified project scope, timeline and expectations.

  • Works collaboratively across the organization to identify, develop and implement key national, strategic initiatives and programs while supporting the organization.

  • In partnership with project lead or the executive sponsor, helps drive assessment of project opportunity, scope, business plan development, budget, implementation plan, and retro review processes.

  • Develops implementation plan for approval; provides ongoing tracking and reporting of progress to plan to keep project teams on track. Uses problem-solving skills, analysis, and critical thinking to assess reasonableness of data and plans.

  • Provides analytical and operational expertise and support to the team through delivery of complex process workflows, analysis, requirements, and documentation.

  • Gathers data to set baseline and target trajectories and KPIs with a focus on outcome improvements.

  • Facilitates and orchestrates activities to document problem identification and resolution, consensus building, mediation, project planning, project status updates and completion

  • Assists with the development of “leave behind” tools and instructions for each project

  • Collaborates with team members to plan and implement system workshops/events that support learning and performance optimization. Identifies and shares best practices and lessons learned to ensure effective knowledge transfer

  • Documents findings and improvements on a project by project basis reflecting revised or new operational and systematic processes. Provides timely, effective, creative communications on status of activities

  • Assists in the development and use of system projects software. Develops specific tools and programs that support the success of projects.

  • Assesses risk, issues, and interdependencies; ensures team accountability. Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration, Finance, Management Engineering or related field preferred.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.

  • 5 years of experience in complex project management preferred.

  • 5 years of experience in healthcare environments with working familiarity of clinical and operational functions preferred.

  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.

  • Proficient in Smartsheet highly desired.

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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