Dignity Health Project Coordinator 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 Coordinator collaborates with departmental directors, managers, and project teams on large projects to complete project deliverables in accordance with the project plan and to provide documentation, reporting and oversight support. The Project Coordinator is capable of managing smaller projects from start to finish, monitoring the execution of these projects within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while minimizing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies. The Project Coordinator receives project assignments, general direction and guidance from project managers, and works day-to-day with limited supervision or



  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or other related field preferred.

  2. Experience working in a healthcare, Information Technology, or other related business environment coordinating projects across multiple lines of business preferred.

  3. At least 2 years of project management/coordination experience managing/coordinating healthcare or IT projects.

  4. Process improvement and/or experience working with project management tools (Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Visio) preferred.

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


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

  2. Ability to communicate effectively with directors and managers to identify needs, evaluate alternative business solutions, and make sound recommendations.

  3. 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.

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

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

  6. 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 2018-62316

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 Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Work Schedule 8 Hour