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Senior Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX more...
Location:San Antonio, TX
Company:OptumCare
First posted:May 24, 2017
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UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
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 organizations 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 post mortems 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 companys 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 bachelors degree)
Project Management Professional (PMP) or other project management certification
Eight years of project management experience leading technical projects, including development and execution
Five years experience working all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
Five years experience data gathering/performing system analysis and developing/writing system requirements
Three years experience 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 conceptsCareers 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.

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