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Project Manager/Orthopedics - Administration Detroit Campus

Henry Ford Health System Detroit, MI
  • Expired: December 05, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Under minimal supervision of an executive, performs and/or manages project work of a generally complex nature aimed at improving operations and performance within HFHS with increasing responsibility for project planning. 
  • Budgets and allocates resources for projects within scope of responsibility. 
  • Prepares reports and recommendations for management and coordinates implementation whenever possible. 
  • Supervises tasks of support staff relative to assigned projects. 
  • Works independently to manage complex projects involving coordination of multiple participants and teams aimed at improving operating systems and functions within HFHS. 
  • Maintains a high level of responsibility for completion of projects within a department, Hospital or Region with strategic implications. 
  • Conducts reviews of Hospital areas on a project basis; acts as a project lead for individual or multi-analyst projects. 
  • Prepares project plans including scheduling, costs, personnel matters and other operational concerns. 
  • The project manager has the following responsibilities: 
    • developing and refining project scope, objectives, and work plan
    • recommending and providing input for budget preparation 
    • guiding day-to-day activities of the project team 
    • facilitating and/or leading meetings and teams 
    • supplying periodic project updates to hospital administration 
    • preparing project management reports, and 
    • coordinating written and verbal presentations of project findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 
  • Conceptualizes ideas, develops work plan, and plan execution into project format. Develops and determines priorities and monitors status of projects on an ongoing basis. Exercises independent judgment and makes difficult decisions. 
  • Works with all levels of the Hospital, Region and System. Conducts interviews with users and performs various data gathering techniques. Fosters teamwork with all involved parties to insure efficient project operations. 
  • Documents current systems and operations. Analyzes client systems, procedures, and operations and identifies opportunities for improvement. 
  • Identifies and tests alternative methods and procedures and identifies associated costs and benefits. 
  • Defines requirements to modify existing procedures or develops new system. Assists in the implementation of revised or new methods. 
  • Guides support staff in performing operations analysis and decision support activities. Establishes work schedules and priorities to ensure that work flow is controlled. 
  • Identifies internal staff development needs and opportunities for improvement or enhancement of staff skills.

  • Bachelor's Degree is required. Master's Degree is preferred. 
  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience is required. Previous experience in leading quality improvement initiatives/project management is highly desirable. 
  • Significant project management experience and outstanding analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. 
  • Ability to apply innovative solutions to problems and familiarity with TQM process is also required. 

Henry Ford Health System


Detroit, MI