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Senior Project Manager, Healthcare
Ref No.: 18-02520
Location: Melville, New York
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 06/12/2018
Senior Project Manager
Suffolk County, NY

Position Summary:
Leads all phases of the project lifecycle following IS project management methodology to successfully achieve clinical and business objectives for multiple and complex healthcare technology initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Follows established Project Methodology in the creation of the project plan and maintains it using Microsoft Project and CA Clarity, and completion of standard project deliverables as specified
Works with IS, vendors and customers to develop Project Proposal outlining deliverables, business requirements, risks, assumptions, key stakeholders, roles and responsibilities and budget
Defines and develops project plan including schedule and funding limitations
Coordinates with Resource Managers to define required roles and tasks for each project phase and works with Resource Managers to assign staff and procurement of contractors, as needed
Performs all standard PMI PMBOK project management activities as specified in the project management methodology
Conducts weekly status meetings with project team to communicate work plan, track actual performance against plans and budget, analyze variances, and identify issues and risks to ensure all customer needs are met while maintaining control of the project
Develops weekly status reports and modifies schedules as required following change management process
Assist in deliverable creation utilizing standard templates
Prepare and present project reports for management, clients or others, as requested

Bachelor's Degree, required. Master's Degree, preferred
Minimum of seven (7) years related technical experience including five (5) years of project management for information technology projects, required
Experience in assigned technical area (i.e. Healthcare, Infrastructure, etc), and in a similarly sized IT organization, required. Healthcare environment, preferred
Program Management Institute (PMI) training required
PMP Certification, required
Demonstrated experience managing complex IS programs and projects utilizing PMI PMBOK standards and industry best practices, required
Very strong communication, presentation, relationship building and strategic planning and implementation skills, required
Very strong analytical and organization skills and ability to manage multiple complex projects, required
Demonstrated ability to facilitate difficult or controversial discussions and drive to issue resolution, required
Demonstrated ability to facilitate overall design discussions to completion, required
Ability to mentor and coach others to develop project management competencies, required
Strong experience with MS Project required
Experience with CA Clarity or related PPM tool, preferred