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Senior IT Project Manager Integrations and Acquisitions - WellMed - North Richland Hills, TX

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755076 Senior IT Project Manager Integrations and Acquisitions WellMed North Richland Hills TX

Senior IT Project Manager Integrations and Acquisitions - WellMed - North Richland Hills, TX (755076)

Position Description

The IT Project Manager is responsible for leading/driving/managing IT projects focused on the integration of newly acquired clinics or entities as well as Real Estate projects that require IT support in creating new clinic locations, clinic relocations, clinic expansions and clinic remodels.  The project manager is responsible for the delivery of all IT aspects of these projects which include Desktop, Network, Telephony, Security/Compliance, Application migration, decommission, etc.   The IT Project Manager is responsible for ensuring scope is delivered according to required schedule, budget, benefits, and quality standards.  The IT Project Manager will lead and manage a wide variety of projects with complex scope and scale that requires participation/collaboration from a variety of IT partners and vendors to successfully deliver.  The IT Project Manager manages all aspects of the project lifecycle to ensure successful delivery.  The IT Project Manager develops project plans, builds project schedules, manages project meetings, communicates progress and status, enforces quality management, and identifies, responds, and manages risks, issues, and changes and manages all information technology project activities and ensures all project phases are documented appropriately.  The IT Project Manager is responsible for strong collaboration and partnership with Business Partners, Vendors, and IT Partners.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads and drives all aspects of assigned projects.  Provides project and domain expertise and leadership to integration and real estate projects to lead and manage project teams and ensure project objectives and organizational goals are met on schedule, on budget, on quality, and on benefit

  • Defines and meet changing requirements via change control.  Plans and schedules Project timelines and milestones using the appropriate tools.  Manages day-to-day operational and tactical activities of a Project.  Develops and delivers Progress Reports, Proposals, Requirements Documentation and Presentations.  Diagnoses task/procedural change issues and helps to resolve issues/risks, etc. 

  • Ensures that Project documents are current and complete, as well as appropriately managed and stored.  Conducts Project post mortems and creates Lessons Learned reports to identify Project elements that were both successful and unsuccessful

  • Manages all financial aspects of assigned projects.   Including project estimates, actuals, budget management, forecasts and invoice reconciliation processes for all IT projects

  • Provides Status Reports; analyzes results of the Progress Reports and troubleshoot problem areas.  Defines project success criteria and responsible that deliverables are well defined and being met by the Project Team

  • Understands how to communicate difficult and sensitive information tactfully

  • Effectively communicates relevant Project information to superiors. Proactively manages changes in Project scope, identifies any potential crisis or issues and devises contingency plans to mitigate concerns

  • Effectively applies the company’s Project Management and Project Lifecycle methodology and enforces Project standards.  Manages and minimizes exposure and risk on a Project

  • Ensures timely completion of Project level tasks

  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.  Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the Project Team.  Escalates critical issues to Sr. Leadership to inform and gain support of solution options

  • Facilitates team meetings effectively.  Holds regular status meetings with the Project Team. Keeps Project Team informed of changes within the Project.  Delivers informative and well-organized presentations to the Project Team and Management 

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate in Information Systems degree or related technical field degree or equivalent experience (8 additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree).

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or other project management certification

  • 8+ years of project management experience leading and delivering on all aspects of technical projects working across the IT Project Life Cycle

  • 5+ years’ experience working in the Health Care Industry

  • Demonstrated proficiency with using one or more project lifecycle methodologies such as waterfall, SCRUM, or Agile methods

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Visio

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in or around a clinical environment

  • Understanding and/or experience with Clinical or Claim Systems ie. AMD, eClinicalWorks, Cerner, NextGen, GE, Eclipsys, Allscripts, IKA, QNXT, Facets, Amisys.

  • Knowledge of various IT Infrastructure technologies ie. Client-Server Technologies and Network Operating Systems, Network architecture, configuration, and protocols.; Telecommunications, Network Communications technology- TCP/IP, DNS, and Internet concepts, Desktop Hardware and Software Solutions

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds

  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery

  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle

  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing

  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: IT Project Manager, project management, IT Project Life Cycle, Health Care, North Richland Hills, TX, Texas


Job Details

  • Contest Number755076
  • Job TitleSenior IT Project Manager Integrations and Acquisitions - WellMed - North Richland Hills, TX
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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