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Project Consultant for the Chief Information Officer

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  76151



The Project Consultant for the Office of the Chief Information Officer partners with the CIO to plan and execute complex, cross-functional projects and associated communications related to system technology goals and initiatives. They will manage large-scale technology projects from planning through execution. The Project Consultant develops, recommends, and implements strategic and operational action plans, oversees project teams, and/or performs other project/program management duties as necessary to ensure successful completion of assigned initiatives within specified timeframes.


  1. Provides high-level consultative, technical, and decision-making support to executive management regarding technology planning and system goals initiatives.
  2. Manages strategic large-scale, technology projects from planning through execution. Responsibilities include development of technology project strategies, managing meeting agendas and minutes, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders, and production of executive level written communications, including Board presentations, executive summaries, and memos.
  3. Supports CIO executive communication and administrative coordination, including:
  4. Works closely with CIO on division priorities and partners with CIO direct reports, Administrative, Clinical Operations and Physician leaders to meet objectives.
  5. Facilitates annual strategic planning cycle in coordination with division VPs and directors.  Updates 5-year project plan at least quarterly.
  6. Works with other Executive Team and CEO administrative staff to meet strategic initiative reporting and coordination needs.
  7. Serves as leader for IS&T internal communications, oversees or prepares department communication materials.
  8. Partners with leaders and HR on human resource matters, including organizational design, leadership incentives, and succession planning.
  9. Develops executive-level presentations and communications for internal and external audiences; Must possess extensive experience transforming complex subject matter into visually appealing, easily digestible content.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technology, finance, healthcare administration or a related field is required. 
  • Master’s Degree in business, public health, health technology or related field preferred but not required.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not required.


  • Five (5) years of related experience in a healthcare setting
  • Three (3) experience in healthcare operations/technology leadership preferred.


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration
  • Experience in the healthcare industry


  • Advanced strategic thinking and planning skills; able to quickly understand a complex healthcare environment, dynamic organizational and people factors, and technology landscape in order to serve as a trusted advisor to the CIO and senior IS&T leadership
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in facilitating and leading cross-functional teams; must be able to effectively motivate a team, without direct reporting relationships
  • Professional & polished; ability to interact with operational and physician leaders, executive leadership and trustees
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to synthesize data into meaningful information
  • Proven ability to translate complicated material or issues into effective and thoughtful project plans and executive-level communications  
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • Creative problem-solving skills with ability to work independently in fast-paced, dynamic, and demanding environment
  • Demonstrated ability to address and effectively manage conflict
  • Personal organization and time management skills, with demonstrated ability to plan time effectively, balance multiple assignments and meet deadlines


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
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, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 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 60 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 recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  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:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Leadership/Management - Consultant

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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