• Project Management Operations Director

    Job Number
    Banner--Univ Corporate
    Enterprise Projects-Corp
    Address : Location
    Work Schedule
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Information Technology - Non-Clinical
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    If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong at Banner Health. With facilities in six western states, we’re committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek driven professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen.


    The Banner Health Enterprise Project Management Office is at the forefront of the evolution of healthcare. We build strategic and tactical relationships inside and outside the organization to support the future of healthcare. We seek to make healthcare easier so life can be better. We are agile in our approaches to ensure we are delivering value to the organization without adding unnecessary bureaucracy. The personal interactions we have, the relationships and trust we build are part of the reason for our success.  If you are a dynamic project manager who demonstrates excellent executive presence, leadership skills, project management skills, a growth mindset, experience in healthcare, have experience with multiple project methodologies and can create a collaborative team environment this is the place for you!


    As a Project Management Operations Director within the Banner Project Management Office, you would provide direct  leadership and project management expertise on global, high risk, and/or high profile projects across the Banner enterprise. Located at the Banner Corporate Center Phoenix Plaza (off Thomas and Central), your typical schedule would be Monday-Friday from 8a-5p with flexibility required. 


    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


    About Banner Health Corporate
    Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.



    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for planning, organizing and day to day management of information technology projects, applications and professionals. Incumbent participates in the development and implementation of information technology strategies to achieve desired outcomes. Incumbent is expected to work with management across diverse areas and multiple states to pursue system wide solutions and approaches.

    Essential Functions

  • Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and supervises the workflow for designated staff. This includes initiating promotions, transfers and disciplinary actions. This includes establishing priorities, workloads, controls and work procedures, as well as determines resources needed.

  • Participates and may lead task forces to plan, implement, and coordinate facility activities to maximize service quality, effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Participates in the design, direction, and coordination of information technology projects, systems or applications. Ensures that department and company standards are implemented and consistently adhered to, ensuring current and future reliability and functionality.

  • Identifies, investigates, tracks, and resolves project, system or application errors ensuring the solution is timely and of acceptable quality.

  • Provides expertise and direction while participating in the planning of information technology department and customers strategic objectives and goals.

  • Participates in feasibility studies, request for information/proposal (RFI/RFP) assembly, return on investment (ROI) calculations, capital or operating budgets or other high level strategic planning sessions.

  • May conduct project planning for assigned work streams following the current selected methodology including: managing tasks, deliverables and milestones; identify and track project issues, risks, decisions and action items; will perform weekly status updates and update team dashboards; manage changes to plans through change controls and re-base lining processes; plan & schedule meetings as necessary, create agendas and documenting minutes; help prepare work stream deliverables.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Must possess strong knowledge as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in related field plus progressive experience in a healthcare environment, or equivalent combination of relevant education, technical, business and healthcare experience typically achieved in 8 years.

    Depending on assigned area of responsibility, may require licensure in specialty area (ie, Pharmacy, RRT, Nursing)

    Must demonstrate substantial knowledge of information technology, healthcare, and/or operations for an assigned specialty area. Needs significant proven leadership experience in large scale project planning, reporting, and budgeting. May need experience with specific IT process methodology depending on assigned areas of responsibility.

    Requires exceptional communication, presentation, and negotiation skills to engage technical and non-technical audiences. Requires leadership skills with ability to lead, communicate, and interact across facilities and at various levels. Successful candidate will have skills and experience to recruit, mentor, motivate, evaluate, and retain staff. As is typical in this industry, variable shifts and hours and carrying/responding to a pager may be required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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