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Healthcare Project Manager

Minneapolis, MN
The Informatics Group has 2 openings for Project Managers in the Minneapolis area. These positions will go through the end of the year with possible extensions. 
 
Position Description
This position is responsible to lead and manage corporate-level cross-departmental projects that support the organization's strategic plan, regulatory requirements, operational initiatives or health care reform.  Projects may include evaluation and/or implementation of services, systems, or business process improvement opportunities. You are a member of a team where you will participate in a variety of roles. These roles will be determined based on work initiatives and leader direction.
 
·Responsible for the successful planning, execution and completion of projects. 
·Identify challenges, facilitate solution development and make recommendations to the project sponsor and all stakeholders as needed.
·Communicate project status and barriers to key stakeholders throughout the project.
·Develop and maintain project documentation and artifacts such as charters, risk registers, issue logs, and other documentation as defined by the PMO.
·Collaboratively and effectively work with internal and external entities including vendors.
·Mentor project stakeholders, business and IT project managers who are managing projects within their departments. 
·Organize, motivate and provide leadership to cross-functional work teams from all operating areas.
·Provide recommendation and manage individual projects utilizing multiple methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
·Support the development of project budgets and cost benefit analyses.
·Acquire and maintain knowledge of industry practices, trends, and methodologies.
·Support business leaders by identifying strategic or operational project opportunities for annual project planning.
·Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education
Bachelor's degree in project management, business or related field preferred; demonstrated work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.  

Required Experience
  • Five years of demonstrated project management experience.
  • Two years of experience leading large teams.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.  
  • Understanding of project management concepts and methodologies.

Preferred Experience
  • PMI Certification is strongly preferred.
  • Practical experience in and/or knowledge of health care, managed care, government programs or health plans.  
  • Agile SCRUM Master Certification. 
Responsibilities:
  • Summarizing project status to project stakeholders
  • Manage project resources across multiple projects or project phases
  • Present project information to project team
  • Communicate project status to project team
  • Facilitating project status meetings and communicating project status to key project stakeholders
  • Resolve project issues and manage project risks
  • Manage project budget and project resource allocation
  • Manage project timelines using accepted project management methodology
  • Serve as project lead on projects with multiple project management staff
  • Meet project objectives while managing project hours
  • Validating project budget against estimated project costs
  • Manage project artifacts for the project
  • Prepare project plans, manage and track project execution activities for project teams
  • Achieve project objectives across the project portfolio
  • Monitor project execution/performance, project reporting and project resource allocations
  • Create project briefs and project schedules
  • Support defined project plans and project goals
  • Updating internal project management system
  • Complete project deliverables in accordance with project plan
  • Lead the project team to ensure project objectives

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