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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The project manager role will support the Michigan Medicine Medical Staff Services (MSS) in ongoing initiatives to improve overall service and function. In particular, the role will act as project support for moving to an electronic credentialing format, achieving and maintaining NCQA certifications, and supporting other projects to achieve efficiency within MSS and add value for the organization.


  • Under general supervision, responsible for management, performance, and completion of moderate to complex projects.
  • Under direction from the Administrative Director and onsite Director, responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule, timelines, and milestones, to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Oversee external communication of project work, achievements, and program materials through touchpoints with key leadership and stakeholders

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years of project management experience
  • LEAN training or attend assigned LEAN training within 3 months of hire
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and build consensus among a decentralized stakeholder base
  • Ability to analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, within the scope of job responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in the Windows computing environment, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to manage competing demands and prioritize for meeting project deadlines
  • Great attention to detail

Desired Qualifications*

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Master’s Degree in health care administration, business administration or other relevant field
  • Credentialing and privilege experience or experience working within in a medical staff office
  • Experience with CACTUS from symplr® software
  • Knowledge of credentialing and privileging legal, regulatory, and accreditation requirements

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.