Job Overview The Project Manager role will be part of project management team responsible for successfully delivering strategic projects, programs and/or work streams. Projects might include internal efforts to migrate or implement new technical solutions, adding new or select data contributors to the existing health information exchange, process improvement efforts, and focused endeavors to meet the requirements for special grants, products or programs. The Project Manager will scope, plan, execute, manage and drive projects to completion on time, on budget, and within scope. The PM coordinates the efforts of multidisciplinary team members, vendors, contractors and consultants to deliver projects according to plan, and resolves issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met.
Serves as the project leader and central point of contact on assigned projects which includes forming, coordinating, and managing multidisciplinary technical and functional teams.
Facilitates and troubleshoots issues associated with project requirements, design, resource availability and supporting processes related to delivering the projects.
Considers overall organization goals and objectives and the interdependencies between projects and/or impacts to existing systems and processes.
Provides technical and management advice and assistance to department management and personnel as it relates to the project goals.
Develops, maintains, strengthens, and influences partnerships between team members, functional teams, and management to accomplish goals.
Promotes adoption of technical and process change by the organization.
Responds to inquiries about projects and serves as the project spokesperson as needed
Reports project status, budgets, issues, risks, and timeline.
Assists with new project vetting of requirements to help determine level of effort and prioritization.
Assists in developing departmental plans, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
Assists with defining, maturing and then using Project Management Team methodology and tools.
Performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, MIS, Computer Science, Health or related field highly preferred.
3+ years of experience in project management, or a related field; or bachelor’s degree. Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Health records, Health industry or Social Services experience is a plus
Demonstrates capacity to become “expert” in new topics and disciplines quickly
Demonstrates strong follow-up, leadership and teamwork skills
Self-starter attitude with the ability to excel in dynamic work environment
Capacity to embrace change and quickly adapt to new situations, changes in direction and altering priorities
Strong communication (listening, oral and written), excellent time management, and ability to facilitate efforts/meetings
PC Skills: Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) as well as proficient in Visio, SharePoint and MS Project
Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred but not required