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Project Associate, Quality Improvement

Requisition #: 187963
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care, Hanover, MD 21076
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: July 19, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Under minimal supervision, this position provides support for large scale projects. Collaborates on the project plan, follows up with individuals and/or teams on project tasks, prepares agendas, takes minutes and schedules meetings as needed. This position will perform analytical functions as needed such as gathering requirements, financial information, disseminating critical data and preparing reports. This position will gather and report project status from the team, and will serve as a resource for the department. This position plays a major role in developing, researching, evaluating, and revising initiative plans pertaining to all lines of business. The function may require communications with 3rd parties such as vendors who are working on projects with JHHC.


A. Education

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business in Health Administration or related degree is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred. Related work experience may be substituted for some educational requirements.

B. Knowledge:

Knowledge of project management gained through experience, budget analysis, and business/strategic planning is required. Thorough knowledge of office and administrative procedures. Knowledge of business writing and research required. Knowledge of managed care. Strong analytical knowledge and statistical aptitude.

C. Skills:

High level of interpersonal skill, written and oral communication necessary to interface with various levels of management. Ability to work independently and meet scheduled time frames; manage multiple projects simultaneously; and prepare oral and/or written presentations to senior management.

Ability to compile and coordinate high quality reports, proposals and written work in support of projects. Must have experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and project scheduling skills.

Must be organized and detail oriented. Must be able to work in complex organizational systems and affect change. Must be able to enter data into electronic information systems.

D. Required Licensure, Certification, Etc.:


E. Work Experience:

Requires 2 years’ experience in managed care and analytics. Minimum of 1 year experience in Business, program development and/or project development/management preferably in health insurance is required. Must have demonstrated experience in report preparation.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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