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Senior IT Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
San Antonio, TX
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
729865
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729865 Senior IT Project Manager WellMed San Antonio TX

Senior IT Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX (729865)

Position Description

The Senior IT Project Manager is responsible for managing multifaceted IT projects ensuring scope is delivered according to deadlines, budget, and quality standards. The Senior IT Project Manager manages enterprise wide strategic projects with complex scope and scale, and reports progress or matrix reports on a project directly to Senior Leadership. The Senior 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 Senior IT Project Manager serves as a mentor for other IT Project Managers.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides expertise and leadership skills to direct project team and ensure project and organization’s goals, philosophies, and objectives are optimally supported by information technology

  • Creates and executes Project plans and revises appropriately to meet changing requirements and needs

  • 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 the problem

  • Ensures that Project documents are current and complete, as well as appropriately managed and stored. Assures that Project legal documents are completed and signed

  • Conducts Project postmortem and creates Lessons Learned reports to identify Project elements that were both successful and unsuccessful

  • Manages the budgeting and invoice reconciliation processes for all IT projects

  • Determines the content of Status Reports and frequency of delivery; analyzes results of the Progress Reports and troubleshoot problem areas

  • Defines Project success criteria, communicating that throughout the Project team

  • Reviews deliverables prepared 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 Software Development Lifecycles methodology and enforces Project standards

  • 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

  • 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 technical projects, including development and execution

  • 5+ years’ experience working all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle

  • 5+ years’ experience data gathering / performing system analysis and developing / writing system requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience in EMR / Physician Practice Management, HMO Claims / Platform systems, or other healthcare software implementation experience

  • Proficiency of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management including tools and techniques

  • Broad understanding of at least one of the following key areas of the healthcare business including Payer, Claims, Clinical Care, and Health Care Economics

  • Proficiency with developing requirements and performing system analysis

  • Proficiency with various system development lifecycles such as waterfall, RUP, and Agile methods

  • Familiar with process engineering methodologies

  • Experience working with test plans and test cases

Preferred Qualifications: 

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

  • Proficiency with MS Project and MS Visio

  • Experience with Service Now

  • Experience with any of the following systems: AMD, eClinicalWorks, Cerner, NextGen, GE, Eclipsys, Allscripts, IKA, QNXT, Facets, Amisys, Cosmos, NICE

  • Knowledge of Client-Server Technologies and Network Operating Systems, Network architecture, configuration, and protocols.; Network Communications technology- TCP/IP, DNS, and Internet concepts

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 90,000+ 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: Senior IT Project Manager, PMP, project management, EMR, HMO Claims, healthcare, San Antonio, TX, Texas 

 

Job Details

  • Contest Number729865
  • Job TitleSenior IT Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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