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Project Manager: Strategy and Business Development

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Job Description

HOURS: Full-Time (1.0 FTE; 40hrs/wk); Day Shift.

POSITION SUMMARY: Leads the business planning of new or expanded services. This includes organizing service line planning sessions, completing market research and competitive analyses, writing business plans, and coordinating the completion of the financial and marketing plans. Coordinates resources, provides project leadership and direction to project teams, identifies any problems in critical pathways, facilitates team work among services required for the effective implementation of the project, and reports findings and recommendations to the Director and Senior Vice President in Strategic Business Development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Leads and develops planning initiatives that include organizing planning teams, conducting feasibility studies and preparing business plans.
  • Provides leadership/direction for projects that have been assigned to her/him.  Leads, guides, assists Project Leaders in coordinating the completion of each business plan.  Acts as liaison between project teams and executive leadership.
  • Oversees fulfillment of application requirements and implementation tasks. Assists facilitators in developing project timelines based on input from project team members and vendors.
  • Develops new ideas for future projects by aggregating information from multiple sources. Researches the feasibility of strategic projects through peer organizations and internal and external business consultants.
  • Ensures that the customer experience is considered in all projects and processes.
  • Maintains close contact with operational leaders to build strong relationships and to gather information for future projects.      


  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management, Business Administration, or related field is required. Masters Degree in Health Care Administration or Business Administration is preferred.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the healthcare industry and how the industry is changing.
  • Excellent computer, organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinker with the ability to prepare business and strategic plans, and business case studies.
  • Strong analytical ability to identify and gather data from disparate sources, interpret financial and clinical data and to prepare clear, concise management reports.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organization skills and analytic expertise in providing market research, project planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability to work independently to advance planning projects.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to evolving job roles and diversity of projects.
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization, including senior leadership, physicians, and with others outside the LG organization.
  • Minimum of five (5) years in business development, planning and project management is preferred.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/22/2021