Sault Tribe
  • - Health
  • MI, USA
  • Dependent on Experience
  • Salary
  • Year Round - Full Time
  • Yes



The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of projects' management activities under the direction of the Health Director. This position is responsible for working with the Health Director to plan, organize, implement and evaluate projects. The Project Manager will serve as a member of the management team and oversee implementation of the project work plan. The Project Manager will communicate with the Health Director, Leadership Team, partnering agencies and Evaluators while striving to meet the goals of various projects. The Project Manager will oversee contractual / construction work and collaborate with the management team to ensure all necessary reporting and documentation is submitted timely. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Conducts needs assessments, participates in strategic planning, develops work plan, and ensures project implementation and evaluation.
  • Utilizes assessment results to carry out and/or revise project goals and objectives, inform the planning process, identify desired outcomes and assess resources needed to achieve objectives.
  • Oversees day to day implementation of projects and regularly reports progress to the Health Director.
  • Writes reports and drafts press releases.
  • Responsible for working with regulatory / partner organizations, assisting the project evaluators in the data collection and information related to project outcomes.


ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: (includes, but is not limited to, the following)


  • Prepare and present reports to the Board of Directors/Meetings as requested by Health Director.
  • All other job related duties as assigned. 




Immediate peers, peers in other departments, immediate supervisor/manager, managers in other departments, executives, customers, contractors, outside vendors / service providers, Federal, State and Tribal agency representatives, accreditation agencies, hospital and medical field personnel and insurance agencies.




Position sedentary primarily sitting / lifting of maximum of 10 pounds. Physical factors include constant use of near / midrange / far vision, depth perception, color / field of vision, typing; frequent sitting, use of hearing; occasional standing, walking, carrying / lifting, pushing / pulling, stooping, kneeling reaching, use of smell, and bending. Working conditions are typical medical office / hospital environment. Potential hazards include constant infectious exposure, patient contact, computer use and occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, chemicals, needles/syringes and equipment use.




Education: Bachelor's Degree in Health Administration, Health management, Nursing, Public Health Science or Health related field required. Master's Degree preferred.  


Experience: Minimum 4 years of experience in managing Healthcare related projects required. A minimum of four years' experience with Interpersonal Skills, Leadership skills, problem solving skills as well as multitasking skills.


Certification/License: CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management Certification) or PMP (Project Management Professional Certification) required within the first year of working. Will be required to undergo and successfully pass a background check. Must maintain a good moral character standing to work on certain projects.  Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Must comply with annual driver's license review and insurability standards with the Sault Tribe Insurance Department. Will  be required to complete and pass pre-employment drug testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of HIPAA and Privacy Act required. Must have working knowledge and be able to use word processing and spreadsheet and data base software. Must have working knowledge and be able to use office machines, such as calculator, copier, fax, printer and computer. Must have critical thinking skills.  Reading and writing skills required.  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. Must have organizational skills and be able to plan, prioritize and manage work load to meet goals in a timely manner.  Must maintain confidentiality.  Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and the general public.   Must have the ability to respond to difficult and stressful situations in an efficient, effective and positive manner.  Native American preferred.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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