Technical Project Manager

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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 12/15/2017

Partners HealthCare(PHS) Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by Brigham and Womens Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners HealthCare supports a complete continuum of care including community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, a physician network, community health centers, home care and other health-related entities. Several of our hospitals are teaching affiliates of Harvard Medical School, and our system is a national leader in biomedical research.

Were focused on a people-first culture for our systems patients and our professional family. Thats why we provide our employees with more ways to achieve their potential. Partners HealthCare is committed to aligning our employees personal aspirations with projects that match their capabilities and creating a culture that empowers our managers to become trusted mentors. We support each member of our team to own their personal developmentand we recognize success at every step.

Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.


Acting under the supervision of the Director for the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS), the Technical Project Manager is responsible for assisting in managing, monitoring and organizing the CCDS project portfolio.

The CCDS is an exciting new undertaking by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Womens Hospital (BWH). in conjunction with Partners HealthCare, that aims to transform healthcare through cutting-edge data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.


Manage day-to-day coordination and execution for all CCDS projects
Engage with research staff across MGH, BWH, CCDS and the Partners HealthCare System and other resources to coordinate and manage updates for all projects
Coordinate clinical, research and technology personnel to move projects forward
Develop, maintain and adhere to internal project management tools, processes and methodologies
Manage project definition, milestone development, execution, and reporting across all projects
Coordinate CCDS resources to deploy CCDS algorithms into the clinical workflow, manage iterative feedback into the QA/R&D teams
Manage external relationships with data scientists/machine learning engineers (universities and commercial entities), including support for the Internal Review Board (IRB) process
Collaborate with relevant societies (ACR, RSNA, etc.) and governance groups (CMS, FDA, etc.) to ensure CCDS compliance with standards and regulations
Work with CCDS senior clinical and administrative management to identify key solutions that will be developed and released each quarter
Provide CCDS with ad-hoc support for presentations and meetings
Ensure transparency and cross team communication among CCDS and Partners Healthcare leadership teams
Work with CCDS to create abstracts of ideas/concepts and business cases for discussion with leadership
Track and manage weekly updates of project activity (e.g., milestones, success, blockers, etc.) for distribution to leadership
Use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk, and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration
Other duties as assigned

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Health Information Services, Healthcare, or related field
5 years of experience in Healthcare Informatics and/or technical project management required
Demonstrated knowledge of technologies utilized within radiology informatics solutions (RIS, PACS and Voice)
Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint required, and database software strongly preferred
Demonstrated work experience managing projects in a healthcare IT/radiology setting, including knowledge of software development processes
Experience managing complex system integrations using HL7, DICOM and other industry standards a strong plus
Knowledge and understanding of clinical workflows
Experience using project management tracking systems (MS Project, VersionOne, Confluence, JIRA, etc.)
Experience with scripting, SQL query writing or business intelligence tools a strong plus.
Understanding of application development including analysis, coding, testing, and documenting using iterative software methodologies (Agile)
A combination of education and experience may be substituted for requirements


Excellent project management skills (ability to multitask and prioritize work requirements) with a strong commitment to customer service
Strong sense of urgency and the ability to function proactively to manage and drive work and agendas independently, and source input from manager and team as needed
Strong analytical, planning, organization and time management skills
High attention to detail and understanding of end-to-end processes
Demonstrated drive and willingness to learn and develop new skills
Must be capable of contributing within a team, exhibit a high level of initiative, and have an eagerness to learn new technologies
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with diverse, cross functional teams including staff at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical personnel
Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization
Ability to lead and facilitate large working sessions with all levels of staff
Ability to quickly move projects along and know when to escalate issues
Ability to effectively conduct meetings, both formal and informal
Self-motivated and independent


Standard office environment with possible local travel to Partners HealthCare sites

Team recently moved to a new office at 100 Cambridge Street, Boston.


No direct reports. May indirectly provide leadership and guidance to less seasoned and new staff


Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by effectively using Partners/CCDS resources
Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.