Senior Healthcare IT Project Manager - Indianapolis, IN

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UnitedHealth Group
Agile, Business Intelligence, Business Requirements, Change Management, Data Warehouse, Development, Director, Excel, Genetic, Lifecycle, Manager, Management, Materials, MS Office, PMP, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, Release, Scrum
Full Time, Full-time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Healthcare IT Project Manager (PM) with healthcare encounter business knowledge to join our Government Solutions team. This is a key role on a project team focused on medical and pharmacy encounter operations. The Senior Healthcare IT PM will be responsible for providing leadership to pharmacy encounter operations functions within a Medicaid enterprise data warehouse. This position will also lead a new project that serves to receive data files from the MMIS vendor and successfully lead the project through the project lifecycle process including the transition to operations.

This position will work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to plan, coordinate, and execute efforts between various business users, IT Application Support Groups and internal technical team. Position will provide leadership to the project, have business knowledge, and ensure on-time and high quality deliverables.

This position is located in our Indianapolis, IN office and requires the ability to travel in the local area.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage internal and external coordination and communication of pharmacy encounter operations, including but not limited to:

Maintenance of pharmacy encounters, including implementation of new data elements and managing correction file processes
Tracking and communication of rejected pharmacy encounters
Coordination with OMPP about pharmacy encounter volume and rejected encounters
Meeting facilitation and maintain communication with managed care entities, FFS pharmacy benefit manager, and State clients
Provide leadership to a new IT project involving medical encounter data
Oversee development and maintenance of the project plan and communication plan
Provide leadership to communication with internal and external stakeholders including Indiana FSSA and external vendors including HPE and managed care entities
Ensure on time and high quality deliverable timelines are met
Conduct regular meetings with internal technical team on progress and strategy
Conduct regular meetings with external partners related to specific efforts on project status
Serve as a primary resource and subject matter expert related to project efforts
Assist in the development and training of any required procedures and policies to ensure understanding in project business requirements across operations
Lead efforts around strategy meetings, agenda development, meeting & materials preparation, presentation development
Monitor issues and risks, including the development of contingency or mitigation plans
Provide weekly project status reporting
Lead and support release activity/transition to operations
Serve as process expert to identify and approve process changes impacting the project

Required Qualifications:

BA / BS degree
5+ years of Project Management experience
4+ years of experience gathering and defining business requirements
2+ years in a client facing role (polished, professional, presentation skills)
3+ years of healthcare experience
3+ years of working within the Agile/Scrum methodology experience
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to communicate diplomatically with colleagues and clients from various functional areas
Proactive problem solver and critical thinker with excellent planning, coordination, and organizational skills
Proven experience driving change in the operation and proving the success of change management controls

Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years of experience leading a project management team
PMP Certification
Familiarity with business intelligence / data warehousing concepts
Experience with healthcare medical or pharmacy encounter data
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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 Title: Senior Healthcare IT Project Manager - Indianapolis, IN
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum State Govt Solutions
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Country: United States
Department: Optum State Govt Data Warehsng

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Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at
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