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Strategic Programs Specialist - RemoteLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 452863 Date posted 01/20/2023

Description

We are recruiting for a Strategic Programs Specialist to join our Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO).

Summary:

The Enterprise Program Management Office provides enterprise-wide consulting on governance, complex strategic and regulatory-driven company initiatives, portfolio management, best practices, program development and management; leading initiatives that include industry innovation, acquisitions, integrations, divestitures, and regulatory requirements.  Ensures alignment of program strategies and resources with Lifepoint’s vision and Divisional strategies in order to achieve company success through advisement, design, implementation and deployment of solutions. Represents and advocates Lifepoint Executive Leadership, Lines of Business, and Support Center within professional communities.

About Lifepoint Health:

LifePoint Health is a leader in community-based care and driven by a mission of Making Communities Healthier. Our diversified healthcare delivery network spans 29 states and includes 63 community hospital campuses, 32 rehabilitation and behavioral health hospitals, and more than 170 additional sites of care across the healthcare continuum, such as acute rehabilitation units, outpatient centers and post-acute care facilities. We believe that success is achieved through talented people. We want to create places where employees want to work, with opportunities to pursue meaningful and satisfying careers that truly make a difference in communities across the country.

Essential Functions:

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

  • Monitors and completes follow-up actions for EPMO supported initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Collaborates with internal EPMO team members and operational leaders to support the vision, design, conceptualization and implementation of program activities as well as monitoring the program’s financial status as needed.
  • Works as part of a cross-functional team of program managers, operators and stakeholders integration initiatives including acquisitions as well as disposition activities.
  • Supports internal EPMO team to provide best practices to enterprise initiatives and programs.
  • Actively participates in IMO Committees.
  • Remains in constant communication with internal EPMO team to assess needs on individual programs.
  • Manages action point register; captures, documents and follows through to completion all underlying tasks to ensure achievement of key milestones.
  • Assists in development of program structure, templates and materials.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.

Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.

Exhibit a [comprehensive] understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA).  Skilled in the application of policies and procedures.  Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Not responsible for supervising employees.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Skills and Abilities:

Mathematical Skills

  • Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.

Computer Skills

  • Advanced Computer Skills -- Routine use of electronic mail and computer systems. Ability to incorporate complex and complicated functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.

Communication

  • Complex Communication -- Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present, resolve and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.

Decision Making

  • Organizational Impact -- Decisions have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division. Job contributes to decisions on the overall strategy and direction of LifePoint.

Nature of Problems

  • Organizational Business Problems -- Problems are broad, complex and abstract, often involving company-wide issues. Must develop solutions using substantial creativity, resourcefulness, innovation, negotiation and diplomacy.

Independent Judgement

  • Functional Independent Judgement -- Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.

Planning/Organization

  • Project Management -- Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project oversight, and resource allocation.

Physical and Mental Demands:

The physical demands 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 job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Travel Requirements:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.

In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.

Minimum overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air


Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Project Management or related field.

Experience:

3+ years of experience in business-driven program management; experience working with confidential information in a C-suite environment.

Certifications/License:

N/A

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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