Mount Sinai Careers


New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. 
Human Resources – Req. 2350532
Job Title: Project Manager
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Mount Sinai Health System and its partners are imaging a future where we embrace the goals of the Triple Aim – improving the health of populations, improving patient experience, and at the same time delivering that care at lower costs. We are also pursuing population health initiatives that allow us to target clinical interventions based on differing community needs, reform the way we incentivize performance, and invest in embracing evidence-based best practices in clinical care and leveraging new technology.

This is an exciting time for Mount Sinai and by joining our team you get a chance to be at the ground level of a large-scale transformational change effort. At the same time, change can be incredibly difficult for those going through it. The Population Health Workforce Transformation team is charged with seeing the reality of what the members of our workforce are going through, what the business will become, and implementing strategies to support our staff through this transition. As a member of this team, the Project Manager II helps provide our staff with the tools they need to be successful in a population health world.

More specially, the Project Manager II creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. The Project Manager II is also responsible for the development and execution of project-specific communications strategies and plans; creates, edits and distributes communications content and, reports process performance and results. The Project Manager II has both creative and technical writing skills; can translate complex concepts into information that is easy to understand and retain, and that inspires appropriate action; and, can draft and iterate quickly. This individual is an integral member of the team, and is jointly responsible for change management initiatives.

A primary project this role is focused on is supporting the needs of the Mount Sinai Performing Provider System (MSPPS), a network of provider organizations formed to improve population health for our Medicaid patients as part of The New York Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program (DSRIP).
  • Plans and coordinates activities of designated project(s) 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 collaborators 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.
  • 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.
  • Remains informed of changing applicable regulations which may affect project objectives, goals, progress and/or timelines. Alters project plan accordingly.
  • Facilitates coordination of all elements which support project work (meetings, agendas, deliverables, etc.). Maintains/updated schedules and calendars. Provides logistical support as needed. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Develops and manages DSRIP Workforce communication initiatives and plans; creates operational processes to support communication initiatives; adheres to clear and concise schedules and milestones.
  • Creates, edits and distributes DSRIP Workforce communications content to a wide and/or targeted audience; employs a variety of communications media and tools; and, ensures the communications reach is tied to overall strategic initiatives and brand messaging. May include coordinating work with freelance writers or designers.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with various internal Marketing teams (Press Relations, Digital Marketing, Creative, Branding, Print), DSRIP departments, and external vendors. Includes collaborating with DSRIP PMO communications team to ensure Workforce messaging is consistent with global messaging and with DSRIP Information Technology (IT) on technology rollout, communication, and operational plan.
  • Support DSRIP Workforce training communication including planning and writing strategic messaging and information to appropriate audiences about upcoming trainings, news and milestones.
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
  • Translates strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.
  • Ensures that those responsible for implementing a strategic initiative have role clarity and accountability for required actions and outputs as well as the authority to act in a way consistent with organizational values.
  • Actively maintains a broad awareness of the internal and external environment by accurately perceiving organizational, political, and social dynamics; proactively navigating the stakeholder environment to avoid unwanted or unproductive reactions and consequences.
  • Performs other related duties.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree or equivalent relevant experience preferred.
  • 5 years of prior experience required, preferably in the areas of project management, change management, health care delivery re-design or integration, communications, or marketing. Experience in web-based communications preferred. 
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. 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
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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