HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Division Senior Project Manager in Richmond, Virginia


HCA, a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees, is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, operating over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for eight years in a row.

/At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life./


Serves as project management subject matter expert for an HCA division and actively supports the successful execution of division projects to meet the division business objectives; manages the day-to-day activities of assigned division projects; performs resource and portfolio management analysis to assist the DIS/CIO in making project prioritization and workload decisions; facilitates the project governance process; maintains ITSC Project Mgmt. alignment, expertise, and competencies across the division; supports and uses HCA Project Mgmt. methodologies and tools as appropriate. Will serve as single point of contact for complex HCA enterprise deployments and will work closely with enterprise project managers in these deployments. Responsible for managing IT projects of medium to significant complexity and may manage projects with significant interdependencies with active projects or existing systems; may be required to manage and track interrelated projects as programs. In a division with multiple project managers, may be responsible for mentoring and/or training new project managers.


Project Structuring:

  • Managing and communicating a clear vision of the division projects objectives, and motivating the team members

  • Understanding and communicating the definition of completion criteria (what constitutes ‘done’)

  • Organizing the activities into manageable work packages for division and facility team members and determining an effective approach to completing the work

  • Resource coordination for corporate IT&S deployments

Project Planning:

  • Ensuring that appropriate timing, resources, and sequencing of the work efforts are aligned to produce the desired result within a given period of time

  • Support Division CIO in scheduling and prioritizing workload given resource constraints.

  • Managing relationships to accomplish the activities

  • Manage Division and Enterprise deployment project schedules to minimize intra-project resource conflict and facility activity conflict

  • Communication of enterprise project schedule updates back to corporate IT&S Project Manager

Project Management, Controlling & Reporting Status:

  • Maintaining assertiveness to achieve goals as quickly as possible

  • Monitoring project activities and reporting on status utilizing HCA standard reporting processes and tools

  • Identifying potential scope changes

  • Reviewing quality of work and managing integration of team members’ work

  • Identifying and managing risks and issues

  • Coaching those working on activities to clarify assignments and deliverables

Project Close:

  • Documenting and analyzing lessons learned and sharing with others

  • Validating the completion of project documentation and relevant knowledge bases

  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Organization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources

  • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely.

  • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations

  • PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and project management software, such as Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Workbench, and CA Clarity.


  • Bachelor’s degree highly preferred.


  • Three to seven years experience

  • Seven or more years in an IT environment (with project and personnel management experience)


  • A certification in project management is highly desired.


Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.


The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.

Job: *Information Technology

Title: Division Senior Project Manager

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Field IT%26S - Richmond/Capital Division

Requisition ID: 25475-12369