Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Project Manager, Clinical Systems in New York, New York

Project Manager, Clinical Systems

Job Posting Number: 18822

Professional – Data Management & Analytics

New York,NY

February 14, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

MSK is seeking a Clinical Systems Project Manager to lead our Interactive Patient Systems project. In this role the Clinical Systems Project Manager provides leadership and direction for projects in support of the defined portfolio of Health Informatics projects and initiatives. In addition, the Project Manager is responsible for the system design requirements, and collaboration with all respective project teams, to support the continuous enhancement of each of the projects, within the designated Health Informatics project portfolio.

You Will Also:

  • Provide oversight to Health Informatics, IT, and clinical teams to ensure that daily operations are compliant with MSK information systems and information security policies

  • Manage and provides direction for all projects within portfolio of direct responsibility, and interdependent projects across the spectrum of Clinical Care and Informatics

  • Establish best practices for the system teams in areas including change control management, end user support, downtime planning, and intradepartmental communications

  • Consult with clinical, Health Informatics, strategy and operations leadership including those of Ambulatory operations, Pharmacy, Radiology, Clinical Laboratory, Pathology as well as Nursing Informatics on issues related to the assigned project portfolio

  • Provide regular updates and reporting on project status across Health Informatics, Information Systems, and other Leadership Committee meetings

  • Outline project requirements and resources needed to comprehensively address all components needed for a successful implementation

  • Develop and maintains strong partnerships to enable open and timely communication to ensure effective project management

  • Provide detailed technical and functional input as well as the plans for interfaces and integrated systems

You Are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles

  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred

  • 4-7 years experience with clinical systems

  • Experience with Interactive Patient Systems highly desired


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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