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Project Manager II

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Project Manager II – Strategy Execution

  • Prefer Dever based. Will also consider Nashville based. 
  • Prefer those PM II's that have demonstrated experience with: Branding; Social Media; Presentations; & are Tech Savvy 

Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s cancer programs include individualized patient navigation provided by oncology-trained nurses, more than 1,000 stem cell transplants performed annually throughout the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, hundreds of clinical trials, and molecular profiling capabilities. Through its services, Sarah Cannon is providing state-of-the-art cancer care close to home for hundreds of thousands of patients, a number unmatched by any single cancer center.


By bringing together a network of globally-recognized cancer experts, we are collaborating and sharing best practices that address every aspect of the cancer journey, from screening and diagnosis through treatment and survivorship.


Sarah Cannon Research Institute is the research arm of HCA Healthcare’s global cancer institute, Sarah Cannon. Focused on advancing therapies for patients, it is one of the world’s leading clinical research organizations conducting community-based clinical trials throughout the United States and United Kingdom. Sarah Cannon’s network of strategic sites includes more than 275 physicians who engage in research. The organization has led more than 300 first-in-man clinical trials since its inception in 1993, and has been a clinical trial leader in the majority of approved cancer therapies over the last 10 years.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

Sarah Cannon Project Manager II’s are innovative individuals who use creativity and stakeholder partnerships to deliver business value. Project Manager II’s manage projects and/or programs with significant interdependencies and communicate across multiple channels including IT&S, Clinical and Business Operations, to define an initiative’s scope, schedule and budget. Project Manager II’s have ownership from initiation, to development of the defined results through deployment of the product, including turnover to the appropriate systems support and user support organizations. As a recognized leader, Project Manager II’s may also be sought after to coach and mentor junior staff.


Applied to this position, your skills will help transform care and advance science through business solutions that dramatically improve patient care and business operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Project Manager II’s are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives. Project Manager II’s lead a variety of different types of projects including launch of new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
  • Single accountable party to define, plan, orchestrate, and deliver a given strategic initiative.
  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit.
  • Proven ability to handle complex projects often involving cross-functional teams, multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners.
  • Accountable for one or more initiatives including business, clinical, operational, and IT deliverables.
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Validates financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures.
  • Develops communication plans and interfaces to execute on responsibilities.
  • Leads a continuous risk management process to identify and assess risks, and develop and manage mitigation measures to minimize exposure to projects and the business.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert, routinely briefs key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives.
  • Represents the project in various project governance and inter-department forums.
  • Facilitates key project meetings.
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.
  • Publishes periodic project status reports.
  • Proposes recommendations, adjustments and process improvements to achieve success.
  • Trains Executive Sponsor/ Business Owner and other project team members on roles and responsibilities.
  • Onboard Project Manager I’s to the Strategy Execution team
  • Facilitates core Strategy Execution processes for the greater organization
  • Travel is possible for certain project assignments


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree (4 year program)
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree (4 year program)
Minimum Required:
  • 3-5 years of Project management experience including knowledge of project management methodologies and tools
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with deadlines from sponsors and internal clients
  • Ability to mentor, influence and lead others
  • Capability to organize and facilitate meetings with senior leaders and C-Suite executives
  • Experience earning the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; leading and inspire teams; setting direction and approach; resolving conflict; delivering tough messages with grace; executing with limited information and ambiguity.
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication capability and presentation skills; persuasive, encouraging, motivating, and inspiring; the ability to listen and understand.
  • PMP Certification
  • Agile Project Management/Scrum Certification
  • Clinical research experience in oncology
  • Experience working with a Sponsor company, Contract Research Organization (CRO) or Site Management Organization (SMO)

Do you find this opportunity compelling, if so we encourage you to apply? We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

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.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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