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Job ID: 1087


Job Title: IT Project Manager


Job Description:


The IT Project Manager under general direction is responsible for developing, closing and managing all aspects of a unit/department's IT projects. The incumbent integrates user needs, collaborates with Technical Specialists, makes assessment and implements project plans. Scope of the role includes working with a project team that may include physicians, clinic staff, and other staff associated with an IT project from a unit or department. The incumbent manages IT projects and assists Project Managers and Directors on IT projects such as systems selection, design, database building, training, testing, activation and post activation activities.


Essential Functions:


  • Assure smooth turnover of projects both at the initiation as well as the conclusion to users.
  • Collaborate with User Groups to maintain an ongoing understanding of business issues and needs.
  • Coordinate with and direct third party vendors.
  • Create project organizational structure and team composition; facilitate communication between project team members on deliverables.
  • Determine project scope and deliverables, sets project expectations; develops and manages project plans e.g., identification of user requirements, analysis and design, buy/ proposals, contract negotiations, risk assessment, specification development, development and implementation, installation, configuration, testing, training, documentation, policy and procedure development, issue resolution, marketing and go-live customer support
  • Develop training, testing, and security plans to meet defined business requirements working with the appropriate business owners or authority.
  • Monitor project schedule and budget; facilitate discussions on the assessment, documentation, and recommendations on business process flow to achieve project objectives.
  • Work with users to identify and assess organizational strategies and systems/applications that meet operational needs.

Job Qualifications:


Education:


Bachelor's degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university


Experience:


Five (5) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
  • Ability to research and interpret relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards
  • Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to strategize, plan and implement change
  • Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results
  • Knowledge and understanding of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of various functional groups and departments in a health care environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical disciplines including programmers, systems analyst, and networking in a healthcare environment involving multiple applications and interfaces
  • Knowledge and understanding of the integration of information systems with specific organizational business needs and plans
  • Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes Knowledge of PC applications (MS Office and MS Project) and the ability to write reports.