Project Manager III - Medical Oncology & Ambulatory Practice Management

Location US-MA-Boston
Job Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2018 9:40 AM)
Job ID
full time


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, 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 will conduct projects that drive operational efficiencies in Medical Oncology and Ambulatory Practice Management. The person in this role will support and/or lead various mission-critical operational project initiatives tied to the Institute’s strategic plan, exercising considerable initiative and independence. This will include responsibility for direct planning activities such as: assessing and setting project goals, determining relative value and quality of the project, setting timelines, and tracking progress of the efforts to assure deadline compliance.  S/he may draft and implement procedures and policies relating to the project(s). This role will also have daily interaction with staff, management, and others to work on specific projects and may be asked to serve as a resource for the collection and analysis of operational data.



  • Supports operational projects and initiatives for Medical Oncology (MO) and Ambulatory Practice Management (APM).
  • Develop and refine project plans, success metrics, key stakeholders, timelines, resource needs, and potential obstacles for each project. Utilize standard project management tools and summary documents to track and communicate status of projects.
  • Organize and facilitate project teams and expert panels, including clinical and IT/technical members. Convenes meetings, prepares project plans, and tracks projects to ensure deadlines are met.
  • When necessary, data collection, analysis, and reporting with guidance and supervision.
  • Collect, organize, and summarize materials for presentations. Prepare project reports for internal and external audiences, including status updates and reports for funding agencies. Present project data, analyses, and updates to key stakeholder groups.
  • Works closely with staff and leadership for MO and APM.
  • Perform all other related duties as required.




  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree or healthcare experience preferred
  • Minimum four years of experience, preferably in a related project management position
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience
  • Experience in managing and implementing change
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and has the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Business Acumen – basic understanding of how an organization needs to operate.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various databases.
  • A self-starter with a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, plus strong organizational and accuracy skills.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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