Clinical Pathology

  • Project Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/18/2018 9:35 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
    First shift
  • Overview

    Position Summary:  Develop and manage visibility of various projects across multiple departments at Clinical Pathology Laboratory. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders (which may include but are not limited to Laboratory Directors, internal Pathologists, Providers-Physicians, Medical Director, Scientific Staff, Sales/Marketing team, SHUSA corporate staff and IT staff) as to the progress and occurrence of project milestones. Assist Clinical staff in managing operations-based projects such as process optimizations and development of metric collection systems as determined. Drive development and management of project selection process. Communicate with Clinical Pathology  technical/operations directors (Pathologists, Medical Director) as well as those involved with Sonic USA initiatives as to their needs with respect to esoteric tests. Develop ROIs, cost sheets, etc. for justification in bringing in-house those selected tests. Develop graphical mechanisms which communicate development team progress.




    • Project Management
      • Collect stakeholder input to define and delegate task assignments, define realistic timelines and deadlines, and arrive at firm, well-documented, and clearly communicated decisions
      • Create and maintain multiple project timelines
      • Define, with input from domain experts, resource requirements for all tasks
      • Communicate project information to appropriate functional managers to ensure alignment of priorities and resources, particularly noting gaps between desire and reality
      • Facilitate project wrap-up and “lessons learned” and provide project summary reports
    • Project Selection & Prioritization
      • Chairs the CPL Project Steering Team which is responsible for selection and prioritization of all projects within CPL including infrastructure, regional/central lab optimizations, R&D/validation/verification, and process improvement projects
      • Maintains documentation of input and decisions related to these projects, including documents required for SHUSA-wide evaluation (e.g. New Platform/Test Justification Forms, new test cost sheets)
      • Maintains high-level tracking of all validation, verification, and process improvement project, whether managed through formal PM or via task lists
      • Ensure constant visibility of projects to key stakeholders including the Medical Director(s), Director of Technical Operations and Scientific Director
    • Project-related processes
      • Works with the Director of Technical Operations and Scientific Director and other stakeholders to continuously improve project-related processes
      • Train other staff in project management procedures including tools as required
    • Performs other duties as assigned


    Education:  Bachelors and Masters degree in a related field or equivalent experience. PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification required


    Experience:   3-5 years of project management


    • To include management of projects which span multiple facilities and departments


    • Strong experience in communicating with several stakeholders in separate geographical locations


    • Strong experience in building decision trees for test development


    • Strong experience in working with pathologists/technical directors


    • Strong experience in R&D/validation/verification work


    Skills:  The ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.  The ability to coordinate multiple resources effectively. The skill set of exuding leadership at all levels.



    Reporting Relationship:  Scientific Director

    Additional Information

    Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment background check and drug screen, EOE


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