Dignity Health Project Manager in Bakersfield, California


The purpose of Dignity Health Management Services Organization (Dignity Health MSO) is to build a system-wide integrated physician-centric, full-service management service organization structure. We offer a menu of management and business services that will leverage economies of scale across provider types and geographies and will lead the effort in developing Dignity Health’s Medicaid population health care management pathways. Dignity Health MSO is dedicated to providing quality managed care administrative and clinical services to medical groups, hospitals, health plans and employers with a business objective to excel in coordinating patient care in a manner that supports containing costs while continually improving quality of care and levels of service. Dignity Health MSO accomplishes this by capitalizing on industry-leading technology and integrated administrative systems powered by local human resources that put patient care first.

Dignity Health MSO offers an outstanding Total Rewards package that integrates competitive pay with a state-of-the-art, flexible Health & Welfare benefits package. Our cafeteria-style benefit program gives employees the ability to choose the benefits they want from a variety of options, including medical, dental and vision plans, for the employee and their dependents, Health Spending Account (HSA), Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. We also offer a 401k retirement plan with a generous employer-match. Other benefits include Paid Time Off and Sick Leave.


The Project Manager leads internal teams/task forces on enterprise wide projects. Responsible for planning, executing and managing multiple and/or large projects according to pre-determined timelines and budgets; assigning the project teams; building project plans; reporting status to the client and internal teams; and ensuring quality control throughout the project life cycle.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or other related field preferred.

  • Experience working in a healthcare, or other related business environment overseeing multiple projects across all lines of business.

  • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams in the development, planning and execution of project plans.

  • Process improvement and/or experience working with project management tools (Microsoft Project, TCM, Six Sigma, etc.) preferred.

  • Must have valid California drivers’ license and clean DMV record.


  • Ability to create a comprehensive project plan which includes outlines the scope and project requirements, acknowledges critical milestones, and identifies resources, systems, and individuals needed to successfully execute the plan.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients to identify needs, evaluate alternative business solutions, and make sound recommendations.

  • Ability to effectively facilitate team and client meetings in order to understand the full scope of the project, assign tasks appropriately and ensure the project is progressing according to the project plan.

  • Knowledge of tools and methodologies that will best support the plan at each stage through completion.

  • Ability to delegate tasks and projects to appropriate team members and follow up to ensure timely completion.

  • Ability to provide feedback to team members; uses effective coaching and instruction to ensure individuals are participating and engaging in the project plan.

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Job ID 2018-60735

Employment Type Full Time

Department Managed Care Contract & Administration

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Dignity Health Management Services Organization

Shift Day

Location Bakersfield

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour