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HCA Healthcare

Project Director

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Directors and Managers   Job ID: 635515
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This position is incentive eligible.


Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Project Director? At HCA Healthcare, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


HCA Healthcare, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Project Director like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As the Payor Contracting and Alignment Business Planning Director, you will be responsible for organization, project management, and monitoring of the successful development and implementation of all project controls for projects and programs as assigned. This includes the creation and maintenance of the following project and program control processes: 

  • Ownership and coordination of the project and program deliverables management process
  • Assured compliance with project and program control minimum standards
  • Production of overall program status reports
  • Day-to-day oversight of key special projects

This position requires solid communication skills to lead project teams for department senior leadership, as well as to interface with other internal departments and business partners. You must be results-oriented with a demonstrated strong commitment and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. Moderate to heavy travel may be required. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive execution of PCA Transparency identified initiatives & projects
  • Intel Collection & Tools Training
  • Project Management Services
  • Support PCA CVP’s in all business planning objectives
  • Project Management and project support for all senior level projects in the department
  • Business Plan development, tracking and progress monitoring.
  • Facilitate meetings
  • Development of monthly tracking schedules
  • Build and maintain all team rooms and reporting suites
  • Drive execution of identified initiative and projects in the department
  • Proactively identify and manage project and program-level risks and issues via documented project / program risk and issue processes.
  • Proactively manage the deliverables and change management processes for assigned programs and projects.
  • Facilitate decision-making that is required for progress on projects and programs.
  • Assure quality assurance and ensure projects and programs meet all audit expectations.
  • Understand and control resources available in order to decrease duplicities and achieve optimal results on projects

  • Understand, gather, & streamline information related to PCA projects in order to optimize the sharing of information 

What qualifications you will need:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Management/Administration, or other comparable Bachelor’s Degree (may be substituted with 7 to 10 years relevant experience).

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • 5-8 years project management experience in managing multiple projects and programs to successful completion across multiple hospitals, business offices, or health systems, preferably in healthcare revenue cycle

  • Hospital operations, financial services, supply chain, or IT experience a plus 

  • HCA/Parallon operations and systems knowledge a plus

  • Experience leading large, enterprise-scale projects or programs preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleled resources and opportunities to reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education and career advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to our Executive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Project Director opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Directors and Managers
Full-time • No Weekends

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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