Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973. We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.
Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 90 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas. Learn more about Satellite Healthcare at www.satellitehealth.com .
The Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives (PM) assists the Director, Strategic Initiatives in managing complex strategic initiatives and special projects initiated by Satellite Healthcare's Senior Management. As part of the Enterprise Development function, the PM helps support the integration of new business processes and methods into Satellite Healthcare's core business.
This involves actively initiating, following the execution and bringing to closure these projects by preparing, updating and communicating project plans, timelines, milestones, deliverables, and using a wide array of project management tools. The PM is accountable for the total project management process on assigned projects. This includes scheduling meetings, collecting and analyzing relevant data, preparing meeting agenda and minutes, communicating progress and tracking performance to established goals, assuring that the project team meets all deadlines, and maintaining a close effective working relationship with sponsors, customers, vendors, leadership and stakeholders.
Essential Functions The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite's I-CARE Standards.
Lead multiple projects and facilitate project activities to ensure project specifications and timelines are met;
Coordinate cross-functional project teams to ensure success of a project in a matrix team environment; assemble and manage an interdisciplinary project team throughout the life cycle of the project;
Effectively utilize project management and process improvement principles and tools to manage resources, improve productivity, reduce costs, maintain or accelerate progress, as well as track compliance with project timeline;
Develop and finalize complete project plans detailing project objectives, resources, milestones and deliverables;
Assist with justifications, budget estimates, resource requirements, and presentations to support new project proposals;
Drive the development of project timelines and manage any changes, such as those that may result from changes in scope or resource constraints;
Track all project budgets, milestones and deliverables; ensure all milestones are met, and if not, take appropriate corrective actions and notify stakeholders;
Ensure project team adherence to established project management methodologies and best practices; drive timely and high-quality completion of all milestones and deliverables;
Provide leadership to resolve action items, coordinate and utilize resources;
Develop and maintain relationships through effective and timely communication to all stakeholders;
Manage risk assessment and mitigation process for assigned projects; evaluate potential risks and develop preventive and corrective action plans;
Coordinate all project-related meetings and support or lead presentations for project status reviews;
Facilitate and maintain records of all internal and external communications relevant to assigned projects including agendas and meeting minutes;
Prepare all project-related reports on project performance for both internal and external stakeholders;
Monitor and present overview of project portfolio performance at periodic project review meetings;
Represent and integrate the Satellite Healthcare culture through work ethics, values and outstanding customer service standards;
Take initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up on customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.
Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree required, in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university; Master's degree preferred
Three (3) years of project management experience, or two (2) years in an Analyst position in one of the top three management consultancies;
Experience with healthcare services management preferred
Project Management certification preferred
Experience with process design and change management preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to act as both a thought leader and operational expert on project management, process improvement and business integration
Strong project management skills with the ability to manage project budgets, deliverables, and timelines successfully
Knowledge of process improvement methodologies, project management tools and best practices; knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
Ability to problem-solve and exercise good judgment in a changing environment; ability to adapt to changes in work environment, work assignments, and/or changes in priorities; to manage multiple priorities, take fact-based decisions independently, and work effectively both as part of a team and independently
Ability to gather, analyze, and synthesize data, reason logically and accurately, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising
Ability to provide leadership and influence others within complex organizations
Strong organizational skill, attention to detail and ability to multi-task;
Satellite Healthcare – Improving the Lives of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)In 1973, Norman S. Coplon, M.D. began Satellite Healthcare with the objective of improving the quality of life of his dialysis patients. Dr. Coplon established Satellite Healthcare as a not-for-profit, community benefit organization, which allows us to focus primarily on patients.Four decades later, Satellite Healthcare has shaped CKD healthcare in our industry, and continues to elevate the standards of patient care and innovation.Today, we provide a range of expert services to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Satellite strives to individualize each patient's care to help him or her enjoy their life to the fullest.Satellite Dialysis — We operate 40 high-quality, state-of-the-art, patient-friendly dialysis centers that meet the long-term clinical needs of more than 4,000 CKD patients.Satellite WellBound — With more than 20 centers in place, we focus on personalized training and support for patients performing dialysis at home. In addition, WellBound provides a robust complement of pre-dialysis patient wellness education programs that can help prevent or slow the progression of early st...age CKD.At each of our centers, we put our patients first by providing:Compassionate care with a personalized touchWellness education to empower longer, healthier livesBest clinical practices resulting in outcomes that consistently exceed industry performance standards Opportunities for nephrologists to focus on their patients in comfortable, state-of-the-art environmentsIn addition to patient care, our clinical research division works on finding medical breakthroughs for CKD patients by conducting both internal and external research.For more information, contact Info@SatelliteHealth.com.