Associate Program Manager - Talent Acquisition (New Orleans, LA)

| New Orleans, LA
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We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job leads strategic projects leveraging project management, change management, and process improvement core capabilities; manages individual projects through entire project lifecycle with accountability for project progress and success; assumes responsibility for developing communications strategy with responsibility for active communication with key stakeholders and the department; and serves as instructor and coach for organizational leaders through departmental training programs. Provides data and reporting with analysis to TA Leadership to support delivering business results and measure of success as well as meeting goals, service level agreements, and targets. Also supports the various programs of the TA COE, as requested by the TA Leader.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.


Required - Bachelor's degree in engineering, business administration, finance, public health, health care administration or related field.

Preferred - Master's degree in engineering, business administration, finance, public health, health care administration or related field.

Work Experience
Required - 5 years of experience in relevant field such as healthcare operations, finance, industrial engineering, and/or organizational development including 1 year project management / change management / process improvement / healthcare experience;


3 years relevant experience with a master's degree

Preferred - 1 year of Talent Acquisition experience. Experience with applicant tracking systems, human resources information systems, and employee referral platforms preferred.


Preferred - Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification or equivalent (Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and/or Black Belt or Master Change Agent).

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based applications.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent judgment, organization skills, group facilitation skills, decision making, and delegating skills.
  • Ability to be self-directed, work independently, set project priorities, and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong sense of personal accountability for work.
  • Ability to travel throughout and between facilities.

Job Duties
  • Actively leads project efforts through entire project life cycle including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing.
  • Enables an effective project communication strategy through active communications with project stakeholders and the program manager.
  • Serves as instructor for strategic program management training programs.
  • Conducts coaching/consulting engagements leveraging project management, change management, and process improvement core capabilities.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.

Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position.

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More Information on Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Baton Rouge, LA, New Orleans, LA, Gretna, LA, Kenner, LA, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, LA, Slidell, LA, Raceland, LA, Houma, LA and Bay St Louis, MS. Ochsner Health was founded in 1942. It has 32000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 54 open jobs at Ochsner Health, click here.
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