• Project Manager I - Pathways

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 months ago(5/22/2018 3:42 PM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


    The Project Manager I will be responsible for assisting the Program Manager of Clinical Quality Improvement in driving the implementation of Dana-Farber Clinical Pathways across the DFCI enterprise. The Department is responsible for the development, support and implementation of internal and system-wide programs to improve communication and coordination between the different players in the system and create a platform to support the management of Oncology patients during the continuum of care.



    The Clinical Quality Improvement Department aims to foster innovation and lead change in our current cancer care delivery model through new ways to provide care of patients that include clinical decision support, innovation, improved care coordination, team engagement, follow-up and communication among all different players and tying new payment methodologies to align incentives.


    This position requires not only being familiarized with clinical care models, population management, treatment of oncology diagnoses, institutional structure, strategy planning and implementation, data analytics, IT infrastructure and development, and leveraging big data sources (clinical and administrative) to manage the oncology population.


    • Serve as Project Manager I of Dana-Farber Pathways initiative
    • Synthesize quantitative and qualitative information; translate brainstorming into thoughtful organized presentation slides utilizing charts, graphs and images to appropriately display the information
    • Develop the analytic and measurement strategy for all projects undertaken including development of key metrics, identification of data sources and collection of baseline data
    • Develop project work plans for review and manage key tasks/sections within the work plan, coordinating with other departments and  identifying potential issues
    • Populate and maintain status reports, issue and decision logs, and project timelines
    • Develop meeting materials (e.g., agendas, presentations, etc.) and other written materials
    • Schedule, attend, and/or facilitate meetings with internal and external stakeholders
    • Present materials/data to clinicians


    • Bachelors required. MPH, MHA or MBA-Health track preferred
    • Project management experience preferred
    • Strong knowledge and skills in change management
    • Effective implementation strategy
    • Organizational structure and politics
    • Minimum of 2 years experience in healthcare administration (financing, strategic planning) &/or health policy research preferred
    • Strong communication and facilitation skills

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills required
    • Project management experience preferred
    • Self-starter and ability to work independently
    • Ability to work and collaborate with a team
    • Strong writing skills; ability to creatively use tables, graphs, charts to translate data into pictures
    • Skilled in leading without authority
    • Strong orientation, teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to drive multiple concurrent projects to completion in a complex, deadline-driven environment


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