Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager - Tele-stroke
Job ID: 683078
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 am to 4:30pm
Shift: Day Job
Department: POP12 Stroke
Location: 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213


The University of Pittsburgh Physician's is looking for a full time Project Manager at our Scaife Hall location. This individual will define and develop overall project objectives, scope and work plan and reviews and confirm with the internal client to facilitate business process enhancements. Dynamically lead presentations/work sessions to positively influence decisions and perceptions. Manage in ambiguous situations with minimal direction, and build, direct and maintain motivated and diverse teams.

A nurse with a BSN or MSN is strongly preferred. Tele-stroke and Tele-medicine experience is strongly preferred as well.

This is a Monday through Friday, daylight position.  APPLY TODAY!!

  • Analyze the training needs of project teams and identify relevant training material/ courses to address these needs.
  • Anticipate and define barriers to change with internal client; devise plans to address change barriers and ensure acceptance of the change process.
  • Anticipate key business and project issues, assess alternatives, and take appropriate measures to resolve in a professional, tactful manner, implementing comprehensive recommendations to achieve desired outcome.
  • Build follow-up mechanism/maintenance plan into project deliverables to ensure that changes to be implemented will be sustainable. Ensure business value has been delivered.
  • Cooperate closely with business leaders and/or relevant experts in resolving issues. Identify and mitigate business risks associated with projects. Define alternative/compromise solutions that address others' fundamental concerns and impacts on long-term relationships. Systematically convey pros and cons of alternative solutions to complex, sophisticated, and sensitive issues and achieve consensus on direction/ approach.
  • Define and develop overall project objectives, scope and work plan and review and confirm with internal client. Many of these projects will initially lack concrete definition and will involve complex and politically sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrate ability to prepare sensitive information and communicate it directly to senior management.
  • Dynamically lead presentations / work sessions to positively influence decisions and perceptions.
  • Establish a mentoring environment.
  • Generate new perspectives, frameworks or innovations that enable problem resolution. Generate innovative ideas which are strategically sound and challenge the status quo.
  • Participate in and/or lead the comprehensive review of the projects being managed by other project managers; accurately assess project status and develop appropriate recommendations and assessment documents.
  • Plan and execute communication of complex information to team members and stakeholder groups.
  • Plan, organize and control multiple responsibilities and solicit participation from cross-functional resources not under personal control and ensure that the most appropriate resources are assigned to specific project roles.
  • Prioritize tasks based on relative importance and urgency and identify dependencies across projects. Recognize and act decisively in urgent matters; make tough decisions which may influence the direction of the project. Direct and execute creative analytic approaches/ create new or adapt existing analytical methods and tools to solve problems.
  • Recognize and anticipate scope issues and communicate to internal client and team changes to the work plan.


  • B.S. degree in Business, Mathematics, statistics, Health Care, Management, or related field. 
  • Masters degree preferred (extensive related experience will be considered). 
  • Five years of project management experience. 
  • Minimum of Project Management Professional certification with advanced project management certification strongly preferred. 
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred. 
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent computer software packages. 
  • Strong management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required. 
  • Excellent Project Management skills along with effective planning and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to perform planning for large initiatives/projects, managing all tasks required to provide services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $30.89 to $52.76

Union Position: No

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