University of Rochester Project Manager in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 URMC PHM Informatics


General Purpose:

Utilizing knowledge of clinical information systems, operational and technical requirements, clinical workflows and processes, provide Project Management (PM) services, including analytical, operational, application, infrastructure, budgeting and consultative services for URMC Population Health Management projects and programs designed to improve Medical Center systems and operations resulting in more effective and efficient use of resources, improved patient care and reduced costs.

Specific Responsibilities:

Follows department guidelines and standards, functioning independently and with minimal direct supervision of day to day activities and project tasks:


  • Utilize with consistency PHM Project Management Methodology, Tools and Protocols, assess current state, determine scope of the project, through collaboration with the executive project sponsor, key clinical users, and ISD system and application analysts
  • Develops implementation approach and creates and manages an end to end project plan utilizing standard PHM PM tools and deliverables
  • Manage and facilitate strategic communications and planning required for implementing enterprise–wide foundational complex, integrated clinical and layered technological solutions
  • Manage, facilitate, and coordinate the development clinical workflows to integrate with optimal software build and utilization, not previously required due to independent silo, non-integrated systems, applications and service lines workflows
  • Facilitate PHM transparent communication with Key multi service line and departmental stakeholders, staff and PHM leadership, including,coordinating the agenda, project plan, meeting summaries, issue resolution/mitigation tracking, appropriate escalation, prioritize and approve funding
  • Facilitate ISD Advanced integration analysis for device integration with Clinical Engineering, Network Engineering, Applications Integration, Clinical Inpatient Applications, Clinical Specialty groups, and vendors to achieve device integration strategic plans
  • Advanced benchmarking experience, to include coordination and facilitation of other AMC benchmarking, leading collaborative team on site and remote detail evaluation, requirements, strategy-setting initiatives
  • Creates alternative/cost-effective/creative solutions and uses and develops cost/benefit analyses
  • Keeps current with business and strategic goals, University service providers and technological environment/architecture
  • Communicates and educates at the user’s level, in the context of the user’s business environment
  • Ability to access/evaluate technological appropriateness of various proposed solutions
  • Building and maintaining internal departmental relationships

Project Management

  • Utilize, with consistency, PHM Project Methodology and Project Tools, defines/reviews the objectives, scope, benefit, budget, and success factors of the project and confirms leadership commitment to the project
  • Advanced project management planning and coordination for multi-layered dependent major and dependent sub-major projects to deliver advanced integrated clinical technologies and associated integral workflows and training
  • Management of end to end Project Methodology
  • Ensures project is delivered within approved budget, schedule, and contingency and meets quality standards.
  • Canvasses team to identify all project risk, develops mitigation strategies/plans and works to have strategies in place should they be needed
  • Establishes and executes a transparent project communication plan
  • Negotiates conflict resolution when needed between team members or product owners
  • Consistently utilizes escalates plan in timely and appropriate manner
  • Utilizes motivation techniques to ensure project team reaches goals and milestones
  • Negotiates with Management and/or Project Sponsor to obtain key resources or materials

General Responsibilities

  • Maintains PM, clinical and technical expertise
  • Provides troubleshooting skills as needed
  • Serves on committees and chairs and attends meetings as requested
  • Follows all PHM administrative standards


  • 5-7 years’ experience in Clinical project management actively managing medium and large projects with expertise in Microsoft Project, i.e. Implementation of EMR, HIS systems.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Nursing, or other related field required, Masters preferred
  • Prior experience (preferred) and leading all resources, including an interdepartmental team
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal), presentation, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with a proven ability to manage projects
  • Additional skills desired:Project Management certification

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Health Sciences

Job ID: 201011

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time