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Providence Health & Services Clinical Project Manager - Operational Excellence in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Project Manager (Operational Excellence ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is full-time day shift.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Understand and set expectations for project teams around key strategies articulated by the Program Framework.

  • Work closely with the Executive Team, Director of Operational Excellence, and Core Leaders to identify and resolve barriers to project completion.

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with a broad customer base and gains their trust and respect.

  • Prepare charters and/or project objectives for each Project Team.

  • Work with directors, project managers, change facilitators, and OE personnel in the region to coordinate objectives and resources such that the program is resourced realistically.

  • Manage project plans for a range of project work streams such as top 10 list high reliability projects, quality improvement, system standardization implementation, and clinical staff council projects.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a technical training program relevant to assigned field

  • 2 years of recent clinical, bedside experience

  • Leadership skills

  • Ability to influence and motivate teams

  • Coaching and mentoring skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical area

  • Formal documented training and experience in Six Sigma, Lean, and/or as a Change Facilitator

  • 3 or more years of recent clinical, bedside experience

  • Nursing experience

  • Licensed in the State of Alaska, if applicable, OR registered or certified by nationally recognized technical or professional association in area of specialty

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Project & Program Management (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 238384