Job Description

Job Details
Adelante Healthcare Center Support Office - Phoenix, AZ
Full Time
Bachelor's degree
Health Care


The Project Manager position is responsible for planning and overseeing multiple organization and department projects, across Adelante Healthcares collaborative environment, to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion, within scope, and within budget. The Project Manager will plan and designate project resources, prepare project plans and budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed throughout project lifecycle. This is all done within the confines of Adelante Healthcares goals and vision. The Project Manager will participate in a wide variety of projects under the Transformation Office including clinical and operational process improvement projects, capital projects, department projects, regulatory projects, and other collaborative projects with cross-functional teams in the organization.


Every Adelante Leader will strive to maximize the performance and contribution of each team member to Adelante Healthcare and the community that we serve every day. Leaders will set clear performance expectations, provide on-going feedback and coaching to improve results and outcomes and provide regular performance evaluations. Leaders are also expected to work in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation, and model for all other employees the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism, and competence.


  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Learning
  • Respect
  • Sustainability


  • Bachelor's degree in project management, healthcare management, business management, business, or a related field
  • Five (5) to eight (8) years of project management or related experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or Lean Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong familiarity with project management processes, methodologies, software, tools, and industry best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full lifecycle
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Experience in forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis combined with understanding of key performance indicators
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, time-management and planning skills
  • Knowledge of process and quality improvement
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of vendor, regulatory and administrative staff within the organization and in the community
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments requiring considerable exercise of independent judgment
  • Experience with and ability to multitask and thrive under pressure. Must be flexible, energetic, and a self-starter
  • Excellent communication, leadership, negotiation, presentation and writing skills
  • Knowledge of computers and database/spreadsheet/word processing software
  • Competency in working with people of various cultures
  • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety for all specialty behavioral health locations or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • Evidence of valid Arizona drivers license and current auto insurance
  • Prioritization and multi-task skills are required


  • Develop, manage and lead various projects
    • develop comprehensive project plans, scope, outcomes, and roles/responsibility matrices;
    • manage communication, accountability and expectations of project stakeholders;
    • manage project teams in delivering the projects;
    • communicate and manage tasks and activities to a schedule with the team;
    • and provide feedback to team members as appropriate
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare and track budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Develop and monitor project data, outcomes, and KPIs to measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Evaluate and analyze data, escalate issues, and exercise discretion and independent judgment in advising management and in determining appropriate next steps
  • Accurately assess the risks associated with each project
  • Develop transparent communication and progress tracking for each project with all project stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively in both verbal (i.e., day-to-day discussions, team meetings) and written (requirements and design specifications) form and have an overall ability to be clear and concise in communication
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Recommend and develop departmental policies and procedures
  • Encourage cross-functional collaboration and alignment to organization quarterly/yearly initiatives and priorities
  • Complete tasks and special projects as assigned by manager and perform other duties as requested
  • Ability travel to different work sites as necessary, and perform additional job-related duties as requested


  • Experience working in healthcare environment

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as requested or assigned


All employees are responsible for promoting and participating in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to enhance the delivery of quality across the health care system. Employees should maintain an environment which supports and engages patients and co-workers in a caring team-based model to promote wellness and improve health outcomes.

Adherence to Compliance and Code of Conduct

All employees are required to comply with Adelante Healthcares written standards, including its Compliance Program and Standards of Conduct, policies and procedures and reporting of any conduct that potentially violates Adelantes legal or compliance requirements. Such compliance will be an element considered as part of the regular performance evaluation.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit for long periods of time, is required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb steps/stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds without assistance and may occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time when traveling to various clinic sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.) when working in the clinic area.

In any organization or job, changes take place over time. Although an effort will be made to keep job-related information current, this is not an all-inclusive list of job responsibilities. Adelante Healthcare, Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the business need arises. In compliance with EEOC 29 CFR part 1630, if the essential functions of this position cannot be performed in a satisfactory manner by the employee, further accommodations shall be made if it does not constitute undue hardships upon this organization.

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