Project Manager

Multnomah County, OR - Portland, OR (30+ days ago)3.7


Initial review of applications to begin June 1, 2018.
This limited duration 1.0 FTE Project Manager position in the Health Department's Integrated Clinical Services (ICS) Project Management Office will research, develop, and manage large-scale development and complex technical projects within the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) program.

Multnomah County Health Department's Integrated Clinical Services (ICS) division provides services that improve the health and wellness for individuals, families and communities. ICS aspires to deliver health services that are high-quality and safe; promote patient-provider team interactions that are patient-centered and culturally relevant; develop and support an engaged, expert workforce; and demonstrate fiscal sustainability and accountability.

As a Project Manager you will be:
Leading multi-stakeholder project teams;
Developing and monitoring adherence to project plans, schedules, and budgets;
Identifying problems, risks, and barriers;
Developing mitigation strategies;
Identifying, coordinating, and/or conducting training related to the project;
Documenting processes, procedures, and business requirements;
Modifying project plans as necessary;
Representing ICS in meetings, hearings, committees, and other venues;
Preparing and submitting project, grant, and progress reports;
Organizing, facilitating, and participating in meetings of stakeholder groups to identify needs and build consensus and collaboration;
Defining project scope, milestones, level of involvement, staffing, training, and resources needed;
Clarifying achievable deliverables and defining timelines;
Preparing project budgets and staffing plans;
Monitoring and communicating project status to leadership, project sponsors, and other stakeholders;
Conferring with management as needed to discuss and resolve issues critical to the project's execution and success.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To Qualify
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:
Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance, Public Health or Project Management from an accredited college or university
Completion of formal project management coursework or professional project management experience
Knowledge of Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) 330 Program Guidelines
3 years of progressively responsible experience in a primary care or public health setting including implementation of new programs and/or management of projects, Joint Commission and HIPAA-compliant safety and privacy standards, etc.
Experience working with practice management systems
Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques of project management and effective organization change management
Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: You do not need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

Certification in project management (IHI, PMI, or similar)
Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills including ability to articulate concepts to staff, partners and stakeholders
Ability to work independently and effectively as a sole contributor and as part of a team
Demonstrated organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple activities and often competing priorities
Experience in preparing quantitative or analytic data and financial reports
Ability to discuss and incorporate new culturally and linguistically relevant ideas and approaches into practices to engage and support families
Experience implementing a culturally responsive and trauma-informed approach when working with families to build equitable health access
Utilizes a strength-based perspective to understand cultural identity and practices to support families and improve family outcomes
  • Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.
Screening and Evaluation

The Application Packet:
1. A completed online application.
2. Resume.
3. A Cover Letter addressing your interest in the opportunity and all relevant aspects of the position.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows:

Initial review of minimum qualifications
Phone screen
Oral exam
Consideration of top candidates
Language assessment (if applicable)
Background, reference, and education checks
Note: Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

Additional Information
Type of Position: This limited duration, hourly union-represented position is eligible for overtime.