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Project Leader

  • Job Family: Business Support
  • Type: Full time
  • Date Posted:
  • Req #: JR67435


  • Washington, Wenatchee
  • Washington, Moses Lake



JR67435 Project Leader

Responsible for developing project plans and leading small projects to completion. Communicates progress, issues, and barriers, to internal and external customers. Facilitates two-way communication including plans, status, progress, and barriers with contracted agencies, community stakeholders, across the Washington Carelon Behavioral Health team, and the Health Care Authority. Programs overseen by this role include the Recovery Navigator Program, Criminal Justice Treatment Account, Jail Transition Services, Assisted Outpatient Treatment, Trueblood Programs, and additional projects as assigned.

How will you make an impact:

  • Conducts periodic status meetings.

  • Conducts root cause analysis of processes and issues, identifies, and makes recommendations for improvements, and develops documentation.

  • Researches, compiles, extrapolates, and validates data used to forecast staffing needs and workflows, and/or resolve quality and other operational issues.

  • Assists in managing project scope to ensure business needs are met and the project scope as defined in the project charter is delivered, identifying, documenting, and raising requests for changes from original specifications.

  • Communicate plans, status, and issues within the team, group, or project, including both IT and business members and management.

  • Manages/monitors programs, including invoice tracking, and oversight of legislative fidelity to the programs.

  •  Assists in managing program scope to ensure contracted and regulatory requirements are met.

  • Researches, compiles, extrapolates, and validates data used to forecast staffing needs and workflows, and/or resolve quality and other operational issues.

  • Plans, develops, and supports cross-systems implementation including supporting the development of policies and cross-agency agreements.

  • Identifies and makes recommendations for program improvements and develops supporting documentation.

  • Has a basic understanding of project management methodology, tools, and processes, and is able to apply these skills to projects of various sizes. 

  • Responsible for developing project plans and leading projects of various sizes to completion.

  • Will need to be able to thrive independently and function well in a small-team environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field and a minimum of 3 years’ experience; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background. 

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • A basic understanding of project management methodology, tools & processes, and the ability to apply them to small projects is strongly preferred.

  • A minimum of one year of project management oversight experience is preferred.

  • Ability to work a hybrid schedule in the state of Washington in person.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $75,400 to $90,480.

Locations:  California; Colorado; Nevada; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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