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UT Health Clinical Project Manager in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Clinical Project Manager

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2000004U

Position Summary:

Responsible for the coordination of quality improvement and population health initiatives including setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, collecting and analyzing data, and preparing progress reports for both management and governmental agencies.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates and oversees all aspects of a project through completion.

  2. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding the status of project.

  3. Uses evidence-based guidelines and change management principles to improve performance.

  4. Applies quality improvement strategies such as PDSA, LEAN or Six Sigma to projects/initiatives; monitor execution of strategies

  5. Synergize outcomes across multiple initiatives, anticipate pitfalls/barriers to implementation, and recommend strategies for practice improvement.

  6. Develops and maintains project documentation, including visual presentations that demonstrate strong capacity for data analysis and interpretation.

  7. Functions in a leadership capacity on the project.

  8. Manages Human Resources activities of department in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  9. Other duties as assigned.


Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified

Project Management and/or Six Sigma certification preferred

Excellent written and verbal skills

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing school

Master’s degree in Nursing preferred

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse with one of those years serving in a project management role.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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