Sr Project Analyst

Job Description

This position serves as a catalyst for change and provide support to multiple University Hospital initiatives; works to improve quality, satisfaction, and financial performance of various clinical, administrative, and support functions.


Project Management: Works with project sponsors (champions) to define projects and set the project scope; plans for project resource requirements (time,labor, and/or financial) and works with projects sponsor to ensure adherence to that budget, through the use of appropriate project management tools. Ensures completion of team administrative functions across multiple teams in order to promote effective meetings and meet documentation and reporting needs, including multi-media presentations. Manages multiple projects through prioritization and delegation, as appropriate , in consultation with supervisor.

Facilitation: Identifies needed project participants and facilitates team development, ensuring effective team processes, building consensus, and developing positive relationships. Enables teams to reach their desired outcomes in a timely manner. Maintains regular communication with project sponsor and stakeholders as appropriate. Manages stakeholder relationships. Also, in consultation with supervisor, provides facilitation support for projects not directly assigned.

Quantitative Analysis: Identifies project data needs and designs data collection techniques as needed and/or accesses available databases. Utilizes appropriate computer software and analytical techniques to process data (e.g., Minitab, Access, and Excel). Provides mathematical and/or graphical analysis to establish relationships in data, and reach supportable conclusions based on available data. Uses benchmarking processes to identify best practices. Develops project metrics that facilitate ongoing evaluation of process and outcomes. Also, in consultation with supervisor, provides analytical support for projects not directly assigned.

Performance Improvement: Selects and utilizes quality and process improvement tools and techniques, whether Six Sigma, Lean or other. Promotes consistent processes. Supports the organization's accreditation processes as needed.

Staff Development: Actively participates in staff development activities, educational initiatives, and interdepartmental projects. Provides coaching and mentoring to colleagues across the organization as needed.


Education: Bachelors degree in health care or business field required, Masters education in health or business field preferred.

Certification Preferred: Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and/or other performance improvement or project management certification. (e.g., CQIA, PMP, CPHQ) |

Years of Experience:
  • Required: Four or more years as a manager or similar position of responsibility.
  • Recommended: Experience in a health care setting preferred
  • Recommended: Project leadership in a group or team setting preferred.