Project Coordinator IT

Shift: Day
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent’s subsidiaries own and operate 31 hospitals in seven states with more than 25,000 employees including 1,150 employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked. Seven of the company's hospitals were recognized by Modern Healthcare as "Best Places to Work" in 2017 – more than any other system in the country. Ardent's corporate office was named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies in 2017.

We have an exciting opportunity at our Dallas, TX office for a Project Coordinator - IT.

Under general supervision and according to specific instructions and guidelines, the qualified candidate will provide project management and/or coordination for major Hospital/Clinical or ERP deployment projects. Responsibilities include project and task planning with subject matter experts and application area project managers, effort and resource estimating, time tracking, status reporting and deliverable management. This individual will also manage smaller system deployments, custom system enhancements, tool evaluation projects, process analysis and designs, etc.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Hospital/Clinical or ERP implementation and custom development work plans in MS Project
  • Create Project Plan documents including project charters and scope statement, project Gantt charts, team structure and roles/responsibilities, governance plans, kickoff meeting materials, etc.
  • Create Project Deliverables include system design specifications, training plans, testing plans, cutover plans and schedules, etc.
  • Manage time and resource tracking for major projects
  • Compile and maintain deliverable repositories for project documents and best practices, support project team members on the use of deliverable templates
  • Manage small teams (1 to 3 members) for custom development, package implementations, and business process improvement/automation projects

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes (Underlying skills and abilities that enable the execution of duties and responsibilities)

  • Proven knowledge of package system implementation and custom development methodologies
  • Must have good communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Must have demonstrated good change management, conflict resolution and facilitation skills in previous subject matter.
  • Must have proven track record of accomplishments in technology development and support

Education and Technical

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred in Information Systems / Computer Science, Engineering, Business or equivalent.
  • Tools include MS Project and the MS Office Suite
  • PMI Certification Preferred


  • Minimum of 1 years of experience implementing a major Hospital/Clinical or ERP system
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience using a structured packaged systems deployment methodology
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing small projects (1 to 3 people)
  • Experience analyzing business and systems needs to develop project plans including tasks, resource estimates, team members, deliverables (e.g. test and training plans), procedures and design documents
  • Experience in a Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office

Additional Requirements

  • Health care experience is preferred
  • 15% travel may be required