Job Description

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


The Project Specialist position is responsible for supporting multiple organizational and departmental projects across Adelante Healthcare. Under the supervision of the Transformation Office Director, the Project Specialist will coordinate, support, and track the development, implementation, and execution of a wide variety of projects and systems supporting organization-wide priorities, strategic initiatives, and collaborative projects led by the Senior and Executive Leadership Teams. This may include process improvement projects, capital projects, department projects, regulatory projects and other collaborative projects with cross-functional teams in the organization. This role will also function as a liaison between and among various departments and business units to support project goals, develop project plans and deliverables, and effectively implement new initiatives.


Every Adelante employee will strive to maximize their performance and contribution to Adelante Healthcare and the community we serve every day. Employees are expected work in a manner that demonstrates a commitment to quality, patient safety, employee engagement, innovation, and the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and competence.


  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Learning
  • Respect




  • Bachelor's degree required
  • One (1) to three (3) years of project experience or related experience in a professional environment, preferably in the healthcare or business operations field
  • Familiarity with project management and Lean Six Sigma processes, methodologies, tools, and industry best practices
  • Knowledge of process and quality improvement
  • Demonstrated project coordination and/or support experience involving projects with varying levels of complexity, scope, budgets, and timelines required
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities, and proposes solutions
  • Ability to listen and actively seek information to understand stakeholder expectations, problems, and needs
  • Demonstrated project coordination and/or support experience involving projects with varying levels of complexity required
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, time-management, and planning skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of vendor, regulatory, and administrative staff within the organization and community
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments requiring considerable exercise of independent judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to work across organizations with limited supervision
  • Demonstrated ability effectively prioritize, multitask, achieve high performance goals, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, agile environment
  • Must be flexible, energetic, and a self-starter
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, Teams, OneNote, and PowerPoint. Visio experience is preferred
  • Evidence of valid Arizona drivers license and current auto insurance


  • Coordinate, support, and/or track the development, design, and implementation of various project documents, communications, applications, and collaboration tools for organization priority initiatives
  • Monitor project data, outcomes, KPIs, and project plans to measure project progress and performance to identify areas for improvement and recommend courses of action
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Support stakeholder, vendor, and project team management by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Provide large group presentations and technical assistance
  • Communicate effectively in both verbal (i.e., day-to-day discussions, team meetings) and written (follow-up, progress reporting, internal/external follow-up) form and have an overall ability to be clear and concise in communication
  • 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
  • Travel to different work sites as necessary, and perform additional job-related duties as requested


  • Experience working in healthcare environment
  • Any Project Management certifications are an advantage
  • Lean Six Sigma experience is a plus

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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