Project Manager - Bridgeport

Company Name:
Ascension Health
Ascension Information Services (AIS) is seeking to hire a Project Manager for a small to medium size infrastructure and applications projects involving multiple business customers within the Ascension Health organization. This position will serve multiple customers from across Ascension.
Requires a minimum of 3 years experience managing IT projects
Candidate must possess analytical and decision making skills and must communicate effectively and have relevant experience
Must possess excellent problem solving skills
Must be willing to travel up to 30%
Strong verbal and written communications skills required
Bachelor degree or equivalent required
PMP/PMI certification preferred
Willingness to reside within a commutable distance of Bridgeport, CT
This Project Manager will:
Manage moderate sized projects, typically lasting a year or less.
Coordinate and lead the analysis of vendor proposals and track project progress.
Formulate the project plan and establish project critical path.
Manage project team, resolving project issues regarding budgets, timelines and resources.
Participate in the development of a project budget, regarding costs of specific project components and requests.
Clarify, help identify and document project risks.
Provide project assignments to the project team, manage project scope and ensure the quality of deliverables.
Maintain ongoing communication with customer(s) during the course of the project, ensuring that they are up to date on progress.
Develop and coordinate transition of deliverables from project phases to productive use.
Ascension ( ) is transforming healthcare by providing the highest quality care to all, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Ascension, which provided $1.3 billion in care of persons living in poverty and community benefit programs last year, is the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Our Mission-focused Health Ministries employ more than 122,000 associates serving in more than 1,400 locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia.
Ascension Information Services (AIS) is a subsidiary of Ascension Health Alliance, a Catholic healthcare organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare through excellent clinical care throughout the continuum and through innovation. AIS has a clear vision to be a leader in delivering efficient and effective IT services, measured by meeting industry performance metrics; demonstrating agility and flexibility to adapt to changes in customers' needs and business models; and providing low-cost, high-value IT service attractive to potential customers outside the organization. AIS has more than 2,300 associates, supported by various third parties, focused on providing value to our stakeholders. In 2012, AIS was honored to be selected by _Computerworld_ as No. 52 on its Best Places to Work in IT list, and by _Elearning!_ Media Group/Aberdeen Group as No. 28 on its Learning!100 Corporate Enterprise Honoree list.
This position is with AHIS; available at St Thomas Health, located in Bridgeport, CT.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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