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Project Manager, Pediatric Population Health Strategy

  • Job ID: 978557143
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Medical Mgmt Medicaid
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.87 to $56.12 / hour


At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason – to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Do you have a background in project management? Are you able to take complex ideas and translate them into strategies? If so, UPMC may have the perfect employment fit for you!

UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Project Manager to support the Medical Management Medicaid department. This is a Monday through Friday daylight role and will provide a flexible hybrid structure, with some travel into the office and some work-from-home. Occasional travel will be required. 

The Project Manager will act as a Thought Leader supporting and guiding clinical and operational teams across the UPMC HP in developing and executing on Pediatric Population Health Strategy initiatives and programs setting goals, identifying desired outcomes, and aligning new initiatives to the strategic objectives of the organization and department ensuring all deadlines and milestones are met.

The Project Manager will act as a change agent to lead, facilitate, and manage the Pediatric Strategy initiatives across the organization working in tandem with departments across the health plan and the UPMC at large (medical management, quality, network, health promotion, pharmacy, etc.) establishing and maintaining positive working relationships, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.


  • Demonstrates initiative and creative problem-solving ability in the identification of potential solutions; prepare, lead, and facilitate productive meetings with effective content presentations and materials. 
  • Develops and manages operational project plans, drives definition of Pediatric processes, interfaces and monitors their effectiveness, maintains key programmatic data and statistics by developing and compiling ongoing updates/reports on program metrics and accomplishments, and communicates project expectations with key stakeholders.
  • Coordinates communication, advises in developing processes and process improvements, executes, and monitors prioritized improvement projects, monitors timeliness of completion across Pediatric Strategy workgroups to achieve expected outcomes.
  • Works in tandem with appropriate collaborators to leverage analytics to inform processes and desired outcomes, realize efficiencies, measure success of initiatives and to provide Leaders with accurate reports and information on Pediatric Strategy.
  • Maximizes technology to plan and implement digital strategies and to ensure outreach channels and levels of engagement align with member risk.
  • Identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Develop and implement key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Work with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Develop cross-functional, change management and implementation strategies; ensure that all of the participating parties have committed to effective implementation of the processes and procedures.
  • Assist team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assure quality of information through business case and application level testing; validate test results to initial business needs.
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required
  • Monitor operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as system strategic goals.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.
  • Master's degree 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 providing services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.

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