The mission of the Rossy Cancer Network (RCN) is to improve the quality of cancer care received by the population served directly by the McGill Academic Health Network.
Its vision is to establish the RCN as a world-class comprehensive cancer network, with quality of care and outcomes in cancer survival, mortality and patient satisfaction as good as leading international comprehensive cancer centers and leading jurisdictional networks.
Reporting to the RCN Director of Operations, The RCN project manager will assist in the development of the annual operational plan and will lead the successful delivery of quality improvement projects to realize the objectives of the plan according to the standards developed by the RCN Project Management Office (PMO).
He / She will ensure that projects at RCN have high-quality measurement and evaluation plans in place and that the projects are managed in accordance to best practices in project management. The Project Manager ensures all RCN projects are executed in an efficient and effective manner with special focus on the Operational Plan objectives, deliverables, budget, risks and timeline.
This role has no patient contact.
• Successfully deliver projects within an inter-disciplinary team environment across three different hospitals in the RCN network.
• Develop robust project management plans to aid in the execution of quality improvement projects following the standards set out by the RCN PMO by setting realistic and attainable project milestones, deliverables and outcome indicators
• Assume ownership of multiple projects and ensure successful execution throughout the entire project life cycle
• Manage project activities related to scope, schedule, human resources, communications, risk, cost and procurement
• Identify, measure and report on benefits associated with projects
• Work closely with the Project Sponsors and Clinical Leaders to develop project proposals that include sufficient project details, including budget, schedule, outcome measures, risks and stakeholder identification with the aim of achieving approval by the RCN Executive Committee.
• Present project proposals and project updates at the RCN Executive Committee meetings as needed.
• Work closely with multi-disciplinary project sponsors and stakeholders to build and maintain strong relationships to ensure success through project lifecycle
• Maintain a strong focus on change management and communications across the multiple stakeholders and organizations throughout projects
• Plan, organize and participate in regularly scheduled meetings with stakeholders to review project status and generate appropriate action plans to keep projects on track.
• Have oversight on project staff (when relevant), including allocation of resources to specific activities in the project plan
• Be an active and participating member of the RCN Community of Practice whose focus is to bring continuous improvement to project management functions in the RCN
Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities
• Bachelor Degree in Administration or other relevant field and pertinent experience in project management.
• 3 to 5 years of work experience in Health Care Administration (hospital setting ideal) with experience in Project Management. Additionally, experience in Change Management, Process Evaluation and/or Lean/Six Sigma is an asset
• Master's degree Health Administration is a strong asset
• PMP Certification is an asset
• Solid experience in project management in a complex environment, preferably healthcare
• Strong project leadership and execution skills
• Capacity to effectively engage senior clinicians, researchers and professionals in an academic health science community
• Effective self-starter, autonomous, with the ability to exercise initiative and judgement
• Able to prepare and manage a budget
• Some knowledge of information systems, especially those found in a healthcare setting such as a hospital
• Demonstrated leadership qualities, including conflict resolution skills and problem-solving
• Ability to establish and navigate diverse relationships
• Good knowledge of laws and rules pertaining to health records and health information
• Commitment to and identification with the Rossy Cancer Network vision and purpose
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, in English and French
Working Conditions: One-year full-time contract, renewable annually
Annual Salary: (MPEX Grade 04) $56,370.00 - $84,550.00
Hours per Week: 33.75 (Full time)