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IT Healthcare Consultant
Ref No.: 14-00344
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia, SC
1 year+
Department of Health and Human Services

 
ICD-10 Director: 

DAILY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
:
The ICD -10
Project
Director
is responsible for
overall management of the ICD - 10
implementation for the SC Department of Health and Humans Services. Duties will include but not limited to:

implementation, operations, performance, budgeting, planning
and strategy for key enterprise systems impacted by ICD-10 which drive critical business functions.

The ICD-10 Director will
interact with Executive Staff, manage a mid -sized team, and
will oversee
multiple
vendor support activities associated with the project.

Providing advice on procurement and implement
ation strategies.

Coordinating with outside entities, including vendors for other systems/services,
providers, professional associations, and other State agencies.

Determining and managing project expenses within the allocated budget.

Managing project risk
s and issues.

Directing the activities of Business Analysts/Subject Mater Experts (SMEs) in the
development of project documents.

Manage the implementation once a vendor is selected, as well as, manage the
vendor relationship

Ensure that all
deliverables and activities are completed with high quality and in a
timely fashion.

Reporting on project status and strategies orally and in writing to the Project
Management Office Director,
project partners and
other major initiative projects
leads
.

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS

(RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

Experience with
directing
the
implementation of major (multi
-
million dollar) projects.

Knowledge of Medicaid
Information Technology
Architecture (MITA) principles and
framework.

Knowledge of Federal Certification
requirements and processes is
preferable.

Knowledge of Medicaid.

Ability to effectively work and
communicate, in both oral and
written, with all levels of the Agency
from frontline workers to Executive
Staff as well as th
e Contractor(s).

Impeccable integrity. This project
will have very high visibility and
will impact significant expenditures
of public funds. Candidates must be
confident with their abilities to
make correct decisions and the
courage to speak out when
neces
sary.

Willingness and ability to
effectively engage with people and
organizations on a continuous basi

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANC):

Provider Credentialing

Accounting & Finance

ICD 9 & ICD 10 Experience

Analytics

Integration

Quality
Assurance

Claims Processing
 
Skills  
Skills:
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Database Platforms Agile No 3 Advanced Within 2 Years 4 - 6 Years
MMIS - Medicaid Management Informaiton System ICD-9/ICD-10 - International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems Yes 1 Expert Currently Using 6 + Years
MMIS - Medicaid Management Informaiton System MITA - Medicaid Information Technology Architecture Yes 1      
Program Management PMBOK No 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Specialties Project Management No 1 Expert Currently Using 6 + Years