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


Providence is calling a Project Manager Operational Excellence (Operational Excellence, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Health System Alaska in Anchorage, Alaska. 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

  • Keep the group apprised of project status and progress to objective and key milestones using standard project management tools

  • 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

  • Maintain project documentation including project plan, meeting agendas and summaries


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business administration, healthcare administration, public administration, information services, planning or a related discipline - or- an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Five (5) years proven track record in managing multiple complex high profile projects simultaneously, and driving towards successful results

  • Experience with establishing project management infrastructure for core leaders in results driven environment

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree

  • A consulting background is also beneficial for experience in a high production, deadline-oriented professional work environment requiring multi-tasking, flexibility, and self-directed work

  • Demonstrated success in leading initiatives in a complex organization

  • Healthcare experience

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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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 (Non-Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 303278