Mount Sinai Careers

Project Manager II, Personalized Medicine Institute

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

The Project Manager II develops and oversees the operational aspects and scope of a specific large-scale project, generally with system-wide implications. Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources and assigns individual responsibilities. Effectively applies project methodology and enforces standards while ensuring quality assurance procedures. A Project by definition must have a timeline with a beginning and end date and differs from a business cycle.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of two projects, the NYCKidSeq and Population Genomic Health (PGH) projects, to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project.
  • Communicates project initiatives and tasks to team members and committee members clearly and regularly. Confers with staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Responds to feedback and status reports from the project team and applicable committees and Directors to revise the project tasks and/or timeline as necessary.
  • As part of NYCKidSeq, leads a working group to analyze clinical genomic sequencing data, including: innovative methods for improving annotation pipelines; integrating large-scale allele frequency filters from genomic databases; improving clarity of clinical reports for low health literacy and Spanish-speaking populations.
  • Oversees data governance, sharing and communication, and regulatory compliance for NYCKidSeq and PGH, including organizing scientific conferences, training workshops, and presentation organization; developing study protocol and standard operating procedure that are IRB compliant; managing research project budget; data dissemination through federal data repositories.
  • Monitors progress toward project milestones to ensure metrics are met in a timely fashion and within prescribed budget including consultants and outside vendors. Prepares project reports for management, client, or regulatory agencies as required.
  • Coordinates aspects of clinical utility assessment, cost analysis, and impact on health services and health policy in conjunction with administrators, providers, scientists, and stakeholders within NYCKidSeq and PGH.
  • Coordinates between clinical diagnostic labs and software engineering teams to help design next generation healthcare tools to communicate complex genetic results to providers and patients; manages internal and external communication regarding these tools, scientific management, and reporting.
  • Preparation and submission of new scientific proposals and publications pertaining to clinical genomic sequencing, health policy, and genomic medicine.
  • Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project are met. May contribute to the performance evaluation of the employees associated with the project and may evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised.
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
  • Initiates and maintains strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the health system (e.g. physicians, cross-functional partners, payers, suppliers, community representatives) to advance clinical and business goals.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: MPA, MPH, MBA.
  • 5-7 years of prior healthcare industry experience required, preferably in the areas of project management, change management, health care delivery re-design or integration, health policy reform.
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.


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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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