Project Manager

JOB SUMMARY:
Serve as the primary planner, facilitator and coordinator of Information System projects at the DVACO. Develop work plans for projects, identifies resource requirements (labor, hardware, software, and network) obtains resources across the DVACO, MLH and Jefferson business units, and monitors the progress of projects to meet negotiated and targeted deadlines and deliverables. Provide “hands on” support to the DVACO analysts within the Informatics and IT team.

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABIITIES:

  1. Prepare and maintain project charter, scope, work plans, budgets, issues lists and other project documentation for assigned projects. Utilize established Main Line Health (MLH) or PMI based project methodology and tools to manage the project and track status and deliverables.
  2. Proactively identify, resolve and/or escalate issues that could impact project schedules. Work with Project Team, Management, and Vendor resources to remediate technical, operational or resource issues to maintain project schedule.
  3. Identify and coordinate the use of resources across the DVACO Information Systems and clinical functional areas. In addition, work with third party vender resources and MLH\JHS employees to accomplish project goals. These resources could be technical, clinical, business or application experts.
  4. Coordinate minor and major releases related to the DVACO applications within the responsible area; responsible for developing all work plans related to the installation and implementation of appropriate releases.
  5. When necessary, provide direct “hands on” assistance to existing application analysts to support operations, upgrades and major roll outs. This will likely include direct application tasks\work related to supporting the DVACO population health application ecosystem.
  6. Serve as focal point for project communication. Prepare and present project status reports, issues lists and other project documentation to workgroup and steering committees at regular intervals. Insure all project documentation is complete, accurate and updated on the DVACO network.
  7. Partner with business unit management, clinicians and/or user project manager and external vendors as needed to lead project workgroup and technical team discussions. Insure that tasks and timelines are clearly communicated and issues appropriately documented and acted upon.
  8. Participate in applicable project steering meetings. Summarize and communicate project status, key issues and any projected risks/remediation plans. Insure that information communicated is clear, avoids use of technical jargon and is geared to audience and their operational concerns.
  9. Work with DVACO management team to refine IT strategy to support population health future requirements.
  10. Support DVACO management in the selection process of new application acquisitions to support operations and strategic objectives. Manage the selection process and report status.
  11. Maintain a positive relationship with patients, visitors, medical staff, and peers creating a positive image for self and organization.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Certification
Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Health Care Administration, Nursing, or application related field from an accredited institution required.

Current PMP certification or Masters in Project Management preferred.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of the job is required. Incumbent must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as solid organizational, planning and project management skills.

Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years recent healthcare information system experience with three (3) years recent project management experience.
  • Large scale healthcare systems planning and implementation experience on EMRs, Interface Engines, Care Management or Healthcare Information Exchange applications preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Project and MS Visio
  • Analytically driven problem solving skills such as importing data and modeling in MS Excel, MS Access or similar products to support reporting needs
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with peers

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Willingness to jump in and get directly involved in the DVACO applications and functions to support team mates and organizational goals.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks in an uncertain and fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work long hours with erratic schedule including early morning and evening meetings as needed.
  • Ability to stand, sit, or walk up to 60% of the time.
  • Use of fine motor skills up to 50% of the time.
  • Have visual acuity of at least 20/60 in one eye, with or without correction.
  • Hearing sensitivity bilaterally within normal limits (0-25 dB HL) aided/non-aided, and/or speech discrimination within functional limits for telephone and personal communication.
  • Ability to handle stress when meeting numerous deadlines.

We are committed to the health and wellness of our employees. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, generous paid time off, 403b savings plan, lucrative pension plan, tuition reimbursement, and more! Learn more about our benefits. If interested, please apply online at https://www.mainlinehealth.org/careers , Job ID 62434

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