Project Manager

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita





Applied Medical is dedicated to providing innovative products, programs and solutions that meet clinical needs and improve patient outcomes. Applied is equally committed to improving the affordability and accessibility of high-quality healthcare. Applied’s team members enjoy a dynamic, team-focused environment that allows opportunity for growth and choice in individual career paths through skills development, training and advanced business knowledge. If you would like to be a part of a company making a significant and sustainable impact on healthcare, then Applied Medical is the place for you.

Position Description

As a Project Manager, you will collaborate within a team to partner with hospitals and implement effective process improvement techniques. Your leadership will support and enhance hospitals’ quality improvement (QI) initiatives and ultimately improve patients’ quality of care.

  • Lead the implementation of quality improvement projects with partner facilities to drive operational efficiency utilizing relevant process improvement methodologies
  • Support the refinement of existing QI programs and the development of new programs that will enhance patient outcomes
  • Collaborate with key organizational and operational leaders to identify and achieve priorities, goals and objectives for designated clinical QI initiatives while developing long-term partnerships
  • Partner with hospital QI teams to develop and implement project plans, scope, deliverables, and resource requirements to efficiently implement and build a structure for sustainable QI initiatives
  • Lead and conduct basic secondary research and quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Collect and present analysis of QI process and outcome metrics and trends to hospital committees, staff and leadership
  • Coach and mentor hospital teams to establish robust process improvement practices that strengthen hospitals’ culture of patient care and teamwork

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in project management
  • Proven ability to lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Ability to objectively evaluate complex projects
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team environment and independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, presentation, and training skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand and successfully communicate clinical and business processes/workflow to customers
  • Ability to travel 20-50 percent of the time


The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • Project management or performance improvement experience with a consultative approach to health system planning, quality improvement, hospital operations, or a closely related field
  • Proficiency in quantitative data analysis and report writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual


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