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Behavioral and Mental Health Project Manager

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Office Park (1600) 
Requisition #:  42042



Provides project management and implementation services, ensuring quality planning and implementation of Children’s Behavioral and Mental Health multi-year plan. Manages and reports the deliverables, status, and quality elements throughout the lifecycle for projects that may span multiple functions, departments, and processes. Helps to ensure that scope for all projects is in line with goals and that quality projects are delivered on time. Works closely with Vice President, Brain Health Center and Director, Behavioral and Mental Health to ensure decisions are implemented and strategic goals are met.


• Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business, health service, or related field.


• No professional certifications required


• 3-5 years of experience managing projects a healthcare or business environment


• Master’s degree in related field
• Experience in supervision or as a team lead
• Project Management Professional (PMP)


• Able to work independently and lead projects from inception to completion with minimal supervision
• Able to multi-task and manage various project elements and projects simultaneously
• Excellent verbal and writing skills for executive communications and project reporting including but not limited to presentations in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with stakeholders
• Skilled in facilitating and leading cross-functional teams and working collaboratively with groups or teams at all levels of the organization and across organizational lines
• Aptitude for problem-solving and strategic thinking
• Demonstrated ability to confront and creatively manage conflict
• Must be able to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities


1. Supports the successful implementation of the overall portfolio of behavioral and mental health initiatives.
2. Provides project direction, establishes effective communication, and ensures execution of the portfolio of behavioral and mental health initiatives in line with overall goals.
3. Leads projects where gaps exist and progress is critical to overall portfolio.
4. Prepares status reports and updates by gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information.
5. Facilitates meetings that have clear objectives and meaningful outcomes.
6. Maintains budget in accordance with the Behavioral and Mental Health multi-year plan.
7. Creates effective presentations for internal and external audiences.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Not Present
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Not Present
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Not Present
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1600 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Program/Project Management - Project Management

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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