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Job Category:

Management

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Project Manager - WellMed - San Antonio, TX

UHG - San Antonio, Texas

Posted: 11/15/2018

The Senior Implementation Project Manager primarily supports the New WellMed Experience Initiative and all other assignments from the Clinical Education & Program Administration Department. Has responsibility for coordination and completion of projects across various functional areas. Provides subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation, and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques. Makes presentations to management on project updates, project cycle, and expected results. Ensures projects are completed on time and in scope. Develops various ad hoc reports and status updates to support initiatives. Leads and motivates clinic teams and cross functional business leaders to execute multiple projects in the various stages of a project life cycle.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with program/project initiative developers, training teams, business owners, clinical staff, providers and other stakeholders to ensure inputs, processes and outputs are captured and maintained for effective implementation

  • Define/Manage Project Scope: able to lead the change management processes to drive effective project execution (e.g., launch, deployment, revisions, change control) and raise awareness when misalignment or misunderstanding of scope with stakeholders

  • Manage/Control Project Timelines and Resources: can forecast variances and trends throughout the project lifecycle to ensure project resources are met and be able to ensure a seamless transition from project implementation to business (e.g. clinic operations)

  • Manage/Control Project Financials: able to project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from key stakeholders (e.g., cost-benefit analysis, staffing impact analysis/assessment)

  • Manage Project Quality: ensure that all project deliverables are in compliance with all applicable standards and regulations (e.g., HEDIS, HIPAA, CMS, PCMH, MU, CHAPS, NWE, etc.) and able to conduct analysis on project outcomes to make appropriate recommendations to improve project

  • Develops tools and reports necessary for trending productivity and quality measures needed during implementation

  • Serves as a resource to clinic staff, providers, internal departments, and external partners regarding project management, change management and /or process improvement

  • Attends educational offerings to keep abreast of change and comply with position requirements

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration or a related field (4+ additional years of comparable work experience beyond the required years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree)

  • 3+ years of decision support, data analysis, or healthcare operations experience

  • PMP Certification

  • Proven ability to successfully conceptualize an initiative, develop a plan and execute the plan through implementation

  • Proven ability to effectively manage and direct various levels of employees

  • Ability to interact one-on-one and consult with all levels of executive management

  • Possession of strong analytical/statistical skills used in evaluating and analyzing data

  • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters in Health Administration, Finance, Public Health or Business Administration

  • Certification and/or training in a nationally recognized Change Management Methodology

  • Basic understanding of concepts and practices of Six Sigma

Physical & Mental Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift up to pounds

  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to pounds of force

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery

  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle

  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing

  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 240,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

 

 

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

Job Keywords: Senior Project Manager, WellMed, San Antonio, TX, Texas

 

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