We are currently looking to hire a Project Manager for a 6 month contract-to-hire in North Phoenix.
Under minimal supervision leads corporate projects as assigned by the manager of the area. These projects may cover multiple business areas of the corporation as well as multiple systems. Provides support for the various definitional portions of the project, including scope, business requirements, reporting and testing. Reports progress to the defined management team of the project as well as the direct line reporting.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Track and resolve processing problems, coordinating with all areas
Ability to perform system analysis and create business requirements documents
Develop test plans, scripts and test bases
Write or modify procedures for internal use
Analyze files and do mapping from one system to another
Assist in implementing new procedures including workflows, manuals and training as required
Develops, organizes, and conducts necessary training programs for staff
Project management efforts required to plan, monitor, track and manage the people, time and quality of the work related to the implementation of the project
Lead project activities in conjunction with technical managers, users, and management
Creates project plans that include the required project components including background, scope, goal, roles & responsibilities, measurable objectives, assumptions, issues, and risk assessment
Leads the project team to define the work breakdown structure of the project, task definition, task dependencies, and time estimates
Estimate and negotiate resources
Creates Gantt charts to monitor and track tasks and deliverables
Communicate project status and issues to project team and management
Provides necessary cost estimates and/or benefit analysis for systems and projects
Develop and monitor project budgets
Escalation of issues impacting the project to the appropriate levels for resolution.
Manage and resolve conflict in the project environment.
Effective oral and written communication with all levels of staff
Effectively facilitate meetings at multiple levels of staff
Create and deliver effective presentations to multiple levels of staff
Manage projects that include multiple systems and multiple functional areas
Manage multiple large projects concurrently
Manage very large and complex projects including subordinate project managers
Oversee projects managed by other project managers
Assist in development of other project managers
Project portfolio reporting to Executive Management
Ability to develop and conduct a feasibility study (including technical, functional, cost, and relationship components)
Keeps current on new project management strategies and techniques
May be required to travel in conjunction with the assigned project or training
Participation in the Project Management Institute (PMI) as required by management
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration,
Project Management or any combination of equivalent experience and education.
Five years working experience in health care related systems as a project manager or equivalent experience.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of healthcare, and system design; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, both within the corporation and externally; solid knowledge of project management strategies and techniques and track record of successful project management; knowledge of multiple departmental health care areas (i.e. Finance, Claims, Enrollment, etc); knowledge in the usage of MS Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Visio preferred.
IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT MANAGER, HEALTHCARE, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS , SYSTEMS DESIGN , TEST PLAN, SCRIPTS, PMP OR PMI, HEALTH INSURANCE, PROJECT SCOPE, PROJECT PLAN, RISK ASSESSMENT, REQUIREMENTS, TEST, WORK