Project Manager

  • Healthix,
  • New York, NY
Project Manager EHR electronic health record HL& iHE ANSI Public Health Biomedical Healthcare IT PMP Quality Assurance QA digital format
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

About Healthix:
Healthix is part of a nationwide movement to improve our health care system through
better access to information. Healthix is the largest public health information exchange
(HIE) in the nation, bringing together over 600 healthcare organizations at more than
6,000 sites across New York City and Long Island. We provide secure access to clinical
data of more than 16 million patients to improve quality of care, efficiency and
effectiveness. Healthix delivers actionable patient data electronically 24/7 in real time,
with patient consent and consistent with regulations and policies established by NY
State Department of Health. Healthix mission is to support healthcare providers and
health plans to provide care management, improve clinical outcomes, promote
efficiency and reduce healthcare costs.

Position Summary:
Healthix is seeking a Project Manager who will be responsible for the integration of new
participant organizations into the health information exchange (HIE) environment as well
as other projects. The Project Manager reports to the Vice President for Innovation.
The ideal candidate will have a mastery of the software development lifecycle, which
includes defining, planning and estimating the project scope, scheduling meetings with
Healthix participating organizations (Participants), tracking and providing status updates
for all stakeholders, managing and trouble-shooting issues and overseeing change
management processes. He/she will also have a firm understanding of Healthix Privacy
Policies, working closely with staff from the Member Services Team, including the
Compliance Team. Technical background, especially in health IT/interoperability, is a
major plus.

The Project Manager will collaborate with the Vice President of Innovation and other
Project Managers to adopt the Innovation Team’s methodology for setting priorities,
balancing resources and managing critical issues. He/she will be responsible for
addressing challenges and opportunities for process improvement and operational
excellence. Additionally, he/she will develop a deep understanding of the technology
used at Healthix and work closely with the Development Team to troubleshoot and
design solutions and best practices for integrating participants with Healthix.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and verbal communication in to
ensure that Healthix Participants understand the nature of health information exchange.
He/she will be able to communicate effectively to seek and recommend solutions for
complex problems.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Develop and maintain project plans
• Manage a diverse stakeholder team
• Ensure that projects have clear scopes and functional requirements (as needed) and
the project meets the agreed documentation
• Ensure that project plans and ongoing project management adheres to contract
deliverables and timetables
• Works closely with Developers to manage projects including schedule, issues and
• Work closely with Software Quality Assurance Analyst on the analysis and testing of
patterns and/or issues observed in the data.
• Develop a firm understanding of how projects fit within the Healthix Privacy Policy
• Develop a mastery of the products and services developed and maintained by
• Provide feedback from projects to team members analyzing and designing new
products and workflows for our Participants

• Strong preference for candidates with prior experience with EHR interoperability
using standards such as HL7 (v2 and v3), iHE, ANSI X12
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s in a healthcare-related field a plus (for
example, Public Health, Health Information Management, Biomedical Informatics,
Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Outcomes Research)
• Three to five years of IT project management experience with a preference for a
health care related field, PMP preferred
• Experience with clinical data management, technical interfaces, integration and/or
interoperability is a plus
• Proven track record in management of projects with complex stakeholder interaction,
including adherence to scope, budget and schedule; issues management, financial
management, contract management
• Successful management of external resources including consultants, partners,
vendors and customers
• Internal or professional IT consulting experience is a plus

Dice Id : RTX1a02e7
Position Id : 544220
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