Registered Nurse - Sr Clinical Project Manager (RN)

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Location: Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital
4401 Garth Rd
Baytown, TX 77521
Job Ref:
27400
Talent Area:
Professional
Job Shift:
1st - Day
Job Type:
Full-Time
Posted Date:
June 15, 2022

JOB SUMMARY
The Senior Clinical Project Manager (CPM) position is responsible for collaborating with hospital leadership to plan, coordinate, develop and implement activities for assigned projects/events for the growth of the hospital and be accountable for achieving results. The Senior CPM will identify and implement improvement opportunities to ensure quality, services and safety metrics in assigned areas are reached with minimal supervision. Participate in the development and implementation of effective and efficient standards, policies, processes and reports. This position is the liaison between the hospital, consultants, contractors, regulatory agencies, and others as appropriate. The Senior Clinical Project Manager must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, and must be familiar with departmental operations. This position monitors milestones and identification of potential barriers to assure successful execution and stabilization of processes. The Senior CPM regularly provides project analysis, assignment, timelines and progress reports.

Requirements:

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 20%

  1. Participates in identifying needs, planning and implementing educational programs for hospital health care providers, patients, families and community groups. (EF)
  2. Develops strong relationships by collaborating with hospital leadership to plan, coordinate, develop and implement activities for assigned projects/events for the hospital and be accountable for achieving results. (EF)
  3. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communications skills for both internal and external customers. Utilizes communication skills to ensure cohesive, smooth operations of the department. (EF)


SERVICE - 25%

  1. Identifies opportunities to improve patient care and takes appropriate actions to achieve awareness through department leaders and staff. (EF)
  2. Partners with physicians, hospital leadership and others to identify opportunities for growth and improved patient quality care. (EF)
  3. Serves as support to multidisciplinary workgroups throughout all HM entities. Assists during internal audits, customer audits, and certification audits. Prepares meeting agendas and meeting presentations as requested. (EF)


QUALITY/SAFETY - 25%

  1. Evaluates the implementation and effectiveness of planned clinical strategies, monitors progress and achievement of objectives and identifies corrective action. (EF)
  2. Directs, delegates and oversees work efforts as appropriate to ensure the best possible delivery of service, quality outcomes, and high customer/patient satisfaction. (EF)
  3. Independently seeks opportunities to identify and streamline inefficiencies in nursing areas through action plans and follow-up with leaders in assigned areas. (EF)
  4. Actively participates in a wide range of performance improvement activities. Ensures appropriate data is collected and submitted to appropriate databases for services supported. (EF)
  5. Consults/develops nursing policies and procedures, and upholds nursing standards of patient care for areas of responsibility


FINANCE - 15%

  1. Provides financial decision support for assigned areas. Assists in the development and management of operational and capital budgets. (EF)
  2. Analyzes data in order to provide actionable information. Manages time effectively to meet established timelines. (EF)


GROWTH/INNOVATION - 15%

  1. Analyzes and assesses present and future needs, trends, challenges, and opportunities. (EF)
  2. Participates in strategic planning for designated areas. Generates and communicates new ideas and suggestions that improve quality or service. (EF)
  3. Tracks lessons learned and shares valuable insights and knowledge with coworkers and teams.


This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in nursing; Master degree preferred


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 5 years of experience in nursing discipline to include 5 years of experience managing multiple, highly complex projects that are high profile in nature.
  • Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Lean management or Six Sigma certification preferred 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED

  • Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements.
  • American Heart Association BLS preferred
  • Magnet-recognized certification in applicable specialty area within 12 months of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask and manage competing and changing priorities. Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and presentation skills. Proficient in spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software
  • Ability to effectively manage change.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; experienced in pulling data and creating reports.
  • Professional handling of exposure to confidential/sensitive information.
  • Ability to support teamwork and maintain a positive and supportive attitude while successfully influencing others.

SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Work AttireYes/No
UniformNo
ScrubsNo
Business professionalYes
Other (dept approved)Yes

 

On-Call* Yes, on a limited basis (for Exempt jobs only)
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above. 
  
Travel**  
May require travel withinYes 
Houston Metropolitan area 

 

May require travel outsideNo
of Houston Metropolitan area 
**Travel specifications may vary by department. 


Please note any other special considerations to this job: _________________________

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Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, located 35 miles southeast of Houston, is the area’s only full-service hospital offering specialized medical care for patients at every stage in life. Houston Methodist Baytown houses 226 operating beds, with 15 operating rooms and more than 1,700 employees. The hospital brings Texas Medical Center excellence and quality care close to East Harris and surrounding counties.

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