Program Manager WMG

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 71124

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day (80 hours every two weeks)

1001 South George Street York PA 17402

Job Description

Under general supervision, responsible for providing oversight, coordination, specialized data analytical support and expertise, consulting, and project management facilitation for various WellSpan Medical Group wide initiatives. These initiatives include but are not limited to pay-for-performance programs and EHR implementation and optimization. The Program Manager works independently and collaboratively with members of the WellSpan and WMG clinical and operational leadership teams, WMG practice leadership teams and WMG physicians/APCs to enhance organizational strategies. Develops work plans, identifies cross departmental dependencies and impacts, leads subgroup meetings, measures and reports progress, creates agendas, takes and distributes meeting minutes and ensures compliance with anti-trust and other regulatory restrictions. Applies project management methodology expertise to solve problems and project challenges. The Program Manager will perform needs assessments; define project management structure and resource requirements. Coordinates project implementations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides leadership and support to specific projects, programs, and initiatives as assigned.
  2. Oversees or collaborates with cross-entity project teams that analyze clinical, operational and financial improvement opportunities.
  3. Collaborates with members of the Corporate Quality Management and Clinical Improvement, Population Health, and Finance to align goals, work effort and resources.
  4. Develops and implements detailed project plans with metrics, milestones, and outcomes.
  5. Reports progress and outcomes to WMG leadership and other governance as requested.

Required Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Project management experience is strongly preferred
  • Lean experience strongly preferred


  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 5 - 8 years
    • Pref. Field Of ExpertiseHealthcare and business process redesign
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
  • Preferred Education:
    • Master’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or other relevant field
  • Required Certification:
    • /LicenseProject Management, Six Sigma, Lean or similar training
  • Physical Demands:
    • Mostly sedentary work
  • Skills:
    • Experience with Microsoft. Excellent business relationship skills. Excellent communications and trouble shooting/problem solving skills; must be flexible, adaptable and able to function under pressure. Organizational skills, independent thinking and management competencies.
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)