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Columbus, OH - IT - DOH - Program Manager 4/PM4
Ref No.: 17-03915
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Columbus, OH - IT - DOH - Program Manager 4/PM4

Job Title: Program Manager 4/PM4
Columbus oH
Will Close to Submissions on: Wednesday 12/6 @ 10AM

Candidates need to be available to interview on-site. Local candidates are preferred and will be considered first. Add Bid Comments to explain each candidates situation.

Requirement Description: short description on what they will be working on, objectives, and tasks/deliverables

ODH is in need of a Healthcare Project Manager/Business Analyst to assist in determining an appropriate IT solution for ODH's newborn screening programs. Currently there are 3 separate data and programmatic systems for reporting state-mandated newborn screening results to the ODH, and managing the follow-up activities for those babies with abnormal screening results to ensure ODH is compliant with the ORC for the 3 types of newborn screening in Ohio - bloodspot, hearing and critical congenital heart disease. These systems are not linked which results in duplicative information being collected and difficulties ensuring that all infants are appropriately screened. A linked or unified system would provide efficiencies on data collection, program metrics, and customer service.

Work with ODH staff (Laboratory, Programs, OMIS and Informatics) and DAS staff on specifications required for bid process for newborn screening data system(s) to be used by the various NBS programs at ODH.

**Expertise in newborn screening, laboratory information systems, case management, large, complex population-based data systems, and messaging (e.g.,HL7)

Mandatory Requirements/Time

  • Leadership skills (to coordinate a multi-disciplinary team)
  • Project Management/Business Analyst skills – to be able to document specifications needed for moving forward; keep team on track; etc.
  • Research skills (to explore potential IT solutions to bring to the team)
  • Experience with large health care data systems that contain protected health information and have case management capabilities
  • Experience linking large (population-based) data systems, e.g., vital statistics birth records and 3 individual newborn screening programs' data

The Program Manager directs, controls, administers, participates in completing tasks, and regulates an enhancement or development program. The Program Manager is the individual ultimately responsible to the agency. The Program Manager's primary responsibility is to drive the entire effort from start to finish. The Program Manager must ensure that the program is completed on schedule and that the final product meets the business, technical, and established quality requirements
8 Plus years of experience in the following
  • Direct work planning and scheduling design work.
  • Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.
  • Research existing data systems on the market that may meet the needs of the project, review pros/cons with product owners, develop summary report
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all program-related issues and resolution of issues.
  • Coordinate, evaluate and present multiple proposals to agencies as necessary.
  • Identify and manage program risk and develops risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.
  • Ensure team leads adjust and revise estimates when necessary.
  • Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.
  • Coordinate the establishment of public health program standards and program specific procedures with team leads.
  • Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management metrics.
  • Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.
  • Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.
  • Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the program and meet public health service commitments; conduct reviews with agencies.
  • Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with stakeholders for approval upon program completion.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting the State as appropriate.
  • Identify and track issues.
  • Communicate to team members how their work assignments relate to and help achieve program objectives.


Large Newborn Screening and, laboratory information systems, case management, large complex population-based data systems, and messaging (HL7)