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Project Coordinator - Marcus Autism Center

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Marcus Autism Center 
Requisition #:  33890

 

JOB SUMMARY

Assists leadership in the planning and execution of assigned projects according to deadlines and budget constraints. Organizes and leads project teams to execute project plans, ensuring project goals and objectives are met. Works with key stakeholders to capture project objectives and oversee quality control throughout implementation.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Organizational Management, or related field
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • No professional certifications required
EXPERIENCE*
  • 2 years of experience in enterprise-level project management or project coordination implementing smaller scale projects
  • Strong technical experience in Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Visio, PowerPoint, and Excel
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Knowledge of project management practices and techniques, including plan development, scope and change control management, work breakdown structure, budget control, risk management, change management, communication management, status reporting, vendor resource management, impact analysis, stakeholder management, and issue control/management
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Strong organization skills to take initiative and manage multiple tasks and work independently in a demanding, dynamic environment
  • Able to consistently meet deadlines
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and relationship management skills to effectively engage with stakeholders and deal with a diverse set of problematic circumstances that surround difficult or demanding customer situations in a friendly and constructive manner 
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills to validate the requirements/scope of a project and present information to stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze alternative solutions and work independently to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Technical ability to understand complex systems and manage cross-program dependencies
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Works with department leadership and stakeholders to document or develop project scope, goals, and deliverables, including project dependencies, project plans, budget proposals, communications plan, project scope, project timeline, and milestones.
  2. Assigns tasks and responsibilities to appropriate team members depending on the complexity of the project and tracks project milestones and deliverables.
  3. Manages, tracks, and resolves cross-project dependencies, risks, issues/conflicts, and change requests to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  4. Drives communication with project stakeholders to effectively communicate project expectations and status in a timely and clear fashion.
  5. Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, and requirements documentation.
  6. Develops and delivers presentations to key stakeholders as needed.
  7. Conducts project post-implementation meetings and creates a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  8. Reviews current systems and processes for possible improvements and implements process changes as appropriate, including tracking high-level performance data when needed.
  9. May participate in the strategic planning activities for the assigned area. 
  10. May review current systems and processes for possible improvements and implement process changes as appropriate, including writing policies and/or procedures and training.
  11. Holds and/or attends regular project meetings, vendor presentations, and teleconferences associated with assigned projects.
  12. Administers the project approach, structure, and charter through the establishment of project requirements and planning.
  13. Monitors the project budget and schedule.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
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 - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Some 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:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Program/Project Management - Project Management


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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