Job Summary Working with the Department of Neurology, the Project Manager manages an international opsoclonus myoclonus ataxia syndrome (OMAS) patient registry and natural history study, as well as any related studies. The Registry currently includes 6 sites in the United States and 3 international sites, and has enrolled over 150 participants to date. The PM will facilitate and coordinate the project at BHC including patient enrollment, maintenance of the database and overall project management. In conjunction with the Principal Investigator and team, the project manager will coordinate with other sites in the database and will direct workflow and database research projects.
This Project Manager (Neurobiology) will be responsible to:
Manage a project or phase(s) of a larger project from initiation/planning through the execution and delivery of the contract concluding with project transition and close, ensuring a successful project.
Consult with organizational stakeholders. Identify and use appropriate project management tools. Develop and execute work plans. Set priorities for tasks based on importance and urgency. Deliver projects on time and within budget.
Create work products and project deliverables independently. Understand and meet expectations for deliverable quality and timeliness.
Conduct and/or support complex qualitative and quantitative analysis of project data, summarize findings, draw appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicate results to team. Manage and direct regulatory/reporting activities related to projects (e.g., IRB, updates/ reports to funding agencies, etc.).
Manage communication to and relationships with key project stakeholders (internal and external) and institution-wide. Compose, edit, and deliver written and verbal communications. Facilitate group discussions. Keep team members appropriately informed.
Support research and project management for Divisional or Institutional projects across all phases of the project life-cycle. Develop tools and processes and provide ongoing support.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management, Science, Business Administration or related field and a min of 3-5 years relevant exp. Preferred: Master's degree related field, 1 year exp managing multiple highly complex projects and PMP Certification or other relevant certification
The ability to effectively manage multiple demands and projects and/or proposals simultaneously within assigned dept and to persuade and negotiate with peer‑level dept heads and/or with external agencies/facilities on issues and programs that impact dept as well as several other large depts.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and web-based applications for collecting/ reporting data. Experience with RedCAP is strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to lead quality improvement and/or process improvement activities. For research efforts, ability to lead and conduct basic secondary research (e.g., literature reviews) and advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.