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IT - AZDHS - N/A - Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-29036
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Please review the attached job description for additional information

This position will be responsible for providing necessary planning, coordination and oversight of a gap analysis and assessment involving partners from multiple organizations. The position will coordinate a team of epidemiologists comparing hospital data reported to two different public health systems: Syndromic Surveillance and Hospital Discharge Data. In addition, the Project Manager will work with external partners, including electronic health record vendors, to complete a gap analysis and feasibility assessment of capturing and reporting hospital discharge data in a new method using HL7. The Project Manager will be responsible for creating a project plan, ensuring project timelines are met, assisting with contracts, and reporting on grant deliverables. The final product will be a written report containing similarities and differences between the data and workflows of the two systems, lessons learned, recommendations and next steps.

Required qualifications:
• 2-3 years of experience with electronic health record systems and processes
• 3-5 years of project management experience
• Experience in public health informatics or medical informatics in a hospital environment
• Knowledge of the structure of HL7, especially version 2 ADT
• Knowledge of software development life cycle
• Expertise in change management
• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to exchange ideas with technical and clinical or epidemiological stakeholders
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment
• Ability to work independently and on a team
• Ability to partner and lead small multidisciplinary teams to deliver project objectives
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including a creative and self-motivated mindset
• Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, Word, and Access)

Preferred qualifications:
• PMP Certification
• An understanding of public health reporting and surveillance
• Knowledge of standard coding for health information exchange, such as ICD-10-CM
• Knowledge of uniform billing and associated software
• Knowledge of secure file transmission standards