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Project Coordinator | Western Psychiatric Hospital

Description

Purpose:
The Project Coordinator is primarily responsible for special projects within Western Psychiatric Hospital and Western Behavioral Health including plan and report development, maintenance of data and information resources supporting programs and initiatives. These special projects will primarily relate to patient safety and quality. This position offers the opportunity to be involved in several different areas and departments within the hospital as well as ambulatory and community-based programs.


Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Assist with department administrative support.
  • Provide support, where needed, for all events and activities.
  • Assist in documentation of processes, standards, procedures, and policies for programs and initiatives.
  • General involvement with all Human Resources aspects of the organization.
  • Participate in design, development, and implementation programs and initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain documents and materials to support effective roll out of programs and initiatives.
  • Participate in the documentation and submission of service requests to ISD and/or system vendor(s). Assist in the assignment of request priorities and monitor and communicate the progress of the assigned requests.
  • Provide first level support for department programs and initiatives. Communicate problems or complex requests to the Management.
  • Maintain an understanding of UPMC health careers to support programs and initiatives.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Healthcare or related field required.
  • Two years of experience in project planning and/or administrative functions required.

OR

  • One year experience in project planning and/or administrative functions with completion of UPMC Summer Associates/Pittsburgh Fellows program required.
  • Behavioral Health education or experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Excellent client service skills and proven ability to deal effectively with employees required.
  • Ability to coordinate projects, manage tasks, establish priorities make decisions, and follow issues through to resolution as directed, required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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