Satellite Healthcare Project Manager in San Jose, California

Requisition Number 18-0256

Post Date 5/14/2018

Title Project Manager

Location Corporate HQT

Job Status Full Time

Work Hours 40

City San Jose

State CA


Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973. We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy

choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.

Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 90 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas. Learn more about Satellite Healthcare at .

The Project Manager, Strategic Initiatives (PM) assists the Director, Strategic Initiatives in managing complex strategic initiatives and special projects initiated by Satellite Healthcare’s Senior Management. As part of the Enterprise Development function,

the PM helps support the integration of new business processes and methods into Satellite Healthcare’s core business.

This involves actively initiating, following the execution and bringing to closure these projects by preparing, updating and communicating project plans, timelines, milestones, deliverables, and using a wide array of project management tools. The PM is accountable

for the total project management process on assigned projects. This includes scheduling meetings, collecting and analyzing relevant data, preparing meeting agenda and minutes, communicating progress and tracking performance to established goals, assuring that

the project team meets all deadlines, and maintaining a close effective working relationship with sponsors, customers, vendors, leadership and stakeholders.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite’s I-CARE Standards.

  • Lead multiple projects and facilitate project activities to ensure project specifications and timelines are met;

  • Coordinate cross-functional project teams to ensure success of a project in a matrix team environment; assemble and manage an interdisciplinary project team throughout the life cycle of the project;

  • Effectively utilize project management and process improvement principles and tools to manage resources, improve productivity, reduce costs, maintain or accelerate progress, as well as track compliance with project timeline;

  • Develop and finalize complete project plans detailing project objectives, resources, milestones and deliverables;

  • Assist with justifications, budget estimates, resource requirements, and presentations to support new project proposals;

  • Drive the development of project timelines and manage any changes, such as those that may result from changes in scope or resource constraints;

  • Track all project budgets, milestones and deliverables; ensure all milestones are met, and if not, take appropriate corrective actions and notify stakeholders;

  • Ensure project team adherence to established project management methodologies and best practices; drive timely and high-quality completion of all milestones and deliverables;

  • Provide leadership to resolve action items, coordinate and utilize resources;

  • Develop and maintain relationships through effective and timely communication to all stakeholders;

  • Manage risk assessment and mitigation process for assigned projects; evaluate potential risks and develop preventive and corrective action plans;

  • Coordinate all project-related meetings and support or lead presentations for project status reviews;

  • Facilitate and maintain records of all internal and external communications relevant to assigned projects including agendas and meeting minutes;

  • Prepare all project-related reports on project performance for both internal and external stakeholders;

  • Monitor and present overview of project portfolio performance at periodic project review meetings;

  • Represent and integrate the Satellite Healthcare culture through work ethics, values and outstanding customer service standards;

  • Take initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up on customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.


Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree preferred


  • Three (3) years of project management experience, or two (2) years in an Analyst position in one of the top three management consultancies;

  • Experience with healthcare services management preferred

  • Project Management certification preferred

  • Experience with process design and change management preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to act as both a thought leader and operational expert on project management, process improvement and business integration

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage project budgets, deliverables, and timelines successfully

  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies, project management tools and best practices; knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies

  • Ability to problem-solve and exercise good judgment in a changing environment; ability to adapt to changes in work environment, work assignments, and/or changes in priorities; to manage multiple priorities, take fact-based decisions independently, and workeffectively both as part of a team and independently

  • Ability to gather, analyze, and synthesize data, reason logically and accurately, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels and in situations requiring instructing, persuading, negotiating, conflict resolution, consulting and advising

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others within complex organizations

  • Strong organizational skill, attention to detail and ability to multi-task;

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Satellite Healthcare, Inc. (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. We offer a drug-free work environment.