Senior Project Manager

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a Project Manager to establish a proof of concept to evaluate the potential workflow and safety improvements available through 1) the introduction of Positive Patient Identification (PPID) and real time specimen label generation for Unit Collects and Laboratory Collects, and; 2) PPID for transfusion management and documentation.

Services Required:
  • Conducts the investigation, planning, coordination, preparation, and execution of a proof of concept (POC) to evaluate specimen collection and transfusion Positive Patient Identification management compatible with CST Cerner system and proposed workflow changes, LM Laboratory requirements, and the interfaced Sunquest Laboratory Information System.
  • Working with CST, LM Laboratory, and Sunquest, this role leads the establishment of the POC criteria for success and clinical acceptance for RN workflows and laboratory phlebotomy and transfusion medicine requirements.
  • Executes the establishment of the test area with Sunquest and IMITS and coordinates the demonstration of the proposed solutions against the established criteria.
  • Provides a summary of the POC outcomes at the conclusion of the POC process to outline the success or failure of the POC, the alignment of need to solution proposed, and recommendations for next steps. 
To support the POC, it is requested that this role:
  • Establishes detailed project charter, plans, and objectives to outline timelines and project deliverables.
  • Executes project plan according to project methodologies, ensures successful and coordinated completion of project components, facilitates consensus with stakeholders as needed, and ensures readiness for project implementation.
  • Tracks project progress according to project plan, monitors and reports on the status of projects and major issues/obstacles encountered. Makes recommendations regarding projects scope changes.
  • Implements and/or contributes to the implementation of effective processes to assess project risks, identify risk mitigation strategies and monitor risk throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Participates in development and monitoring of project budgets within the context of operational demands and environmental and resource constraints and uses best utilization methods to thoroughly monitor and adhere to allocated budgets.
  • Maintains ongoing support for initiatives from project sponsors and user groups, keeps stakeholders aware of project status and ensures effective communication channels are in place.
  • Participates in establishment of project team by gathering input from stakeholders, identifying needs and skills required, making staffing recommendations and/or decisions.
  • May provide leadership and direction to project team members and vendor(s), conveys policies and priorities, coordinates work and ensures issues are resolved or escalated to ensure project deliverables and timelines are met.
About Affinity Staffing:
Affinity Staffing is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
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