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Providence Health & Services RN Senior Project Manager Clinical - Quality Management and Medical Staff Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a RN Senior Project Manager Clinical to the Quality Management and Medical Staff Services Department at Groth Building in Portland, OR. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), day shift position.

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We are seeking a RN Senior Project Manager Clinical - Quality Management And Medical Staff Services that will provide expert clinical project management leadership for the Oregon Region Quality Management and Medical Staff Services (ORQMMSS) using various methods to identify and implement innovative, breakthrough strategies across institutional and functional boundaries that result in significant and documented improvement in health care and service delivery. Provides credible information to senior leadership for internal performance data, research, and external benchmarking to allow them to make informed critical decisions. accountable for multiple large diverse and complex projects, obtaining measurable strategic objectives and goals. Serves in mentorship role to Clinical Project Manager team members and functions in first-responder role to senior leadership in defining scope of project work and delegating when appropriate to other members of the team.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support the Providence Health and Services Quality Strategic Priorities - Oregon Region through specific project management

  • Apply all concepts of the nursing process, such as identification of disease, facilitation of healing, health promotion, illness prevention and patient care delivery, to each dedicated project

  • Provide focused project, as well as long term technical and strategic leadership support for Providence Health and Services Oregon in meeting ORQMMSS goals and objectives

  • Manage high priority projects with increased complexity, with strategic and focused intent and visibility

  • Identify key partners and team members for each approved project using predetermined selection criteria; leads, educates, and coaches team members through completion of assigned work

  • Achieve approved scope and goals based upon customer needs and impact

  • Define and implement process improvements on key initiatives that result in significant improvements in quality, reliability, and service delivery, increasing organizational effectiveness and/or increasing patient safety

  • Discover, gather, and analyze all pertinent information necessary to accomplish approved goals

  • Ensure that key metrics are defined developed and tracked, and that improvements increase the likelihood of a positive impact for each assignment

  • Coordinate and tracks the activities of multi-functional teams, including deliverables

  • Serve in mentorship role to ORQMMSS Clinical Project Management team

  • Guide teams to develop improvement plans to reduce process variation

  • Communicate approved plans, project status, and outcomes to senior leadership and appropriate personnel

  • Demonstrate understanding and utilizes tones, tools and behaviors that promote patient safety in highly reliable organizations


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • Current, unencumbered Oregon state RN license

  • Five (5) years of experience in project management, healthcare administration -OR- clinical field

  • Five (5) years of acute care experience

  • Five (5) years of Progressive management experience

  • Experience incorporating process improvement methodologies into larger scale projects

  • Experience managing multiple projects with various time frames and requirements

  • Experience with Project Management methodology based on Project Management Principles

  • Experience facilitating complex decision making among multiple executive stakeholders with different interests and priorities

  • Demonstrated experience related to a wide variety of patient populations and care delivery models

  • Demonstrated experience in communicating effectively, both verbally and in writing, with physicians, employees and all levels of leadership across the Oregon Region

  • Expertise with Project Management methodology based on Project Management Principles

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree -OR- enrolled in a Masters level program

  • Certifications in process optimization such as Six Sigma, LEAN -OR- other nationally recognized certifications

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 324770