ICD-10 Healthcare IT Project Manager
Concord - Buffalo, NY

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Concord is a senior-level IT consulting firm providing business value and technology solutions to our national client base. Through proven methodologies, deep expertise and a seasoned team of nationwide consultants, we deliver ‘world class’ solutions centered on the following practices:

  • Enterprise and Integration Architecture
  • Data Architecture, Warehousing and Management
  • Center of Excellence Development, Quality Assurance & Testing Solutions
  • Security and Compliance
  • Infrastructure and Capacity Management
  • Process and Program Management

Concord will work with consultants on a W2 basis or a Corp-to-Corp basis. We have a host of benefits that can be available for W2 consultants.

We are currently recruiting for the ICD-10 Healthcare IT Project Manager position for our direct client:

Our healthcare client would like to hire a PM experienced with ICD-10. The PM will report to the ICD-10 Program Manager within IT but will act as the business stakeholder's representative on the program. Solid prior experience with ICD-10 remediation and a good understanding of healthcare payers is essential.

ICD-10 expertise
External Program Manager Role

JOB SUMMARY
Provide support and guidance to Program and Project Managers on very large business systems initiatives. Responsibilities would include process evaluation and improvement, staffing recommendations, vendor management, and executive communication. Strong candidates will be supportive of existing staff but also quick and assertive with their recommendations in order to achieve program results on high-risk initiatives within very tight timelines.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three years of experience running $10M+ programs with multiple sub-projects
  • Experience facilitating other Project Managers
  • Strong knowledge of project methodologies
  • BA or BS degree

HIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least one year of experience with health care payer processes and systems
  • PMP certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of the HIPAA transaction set and its usage within a health care payer environment
  • Advanced degree

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Budget:

  • Define and support the process of establishing a cost baseline which can be updated to reflect approved change requests

Schedule:

  • Review schedules created by sub-project PM*s to ensure that appropriate processes are being used in schedule definition and tracking
  • Ensure that critical path milestones are defined and dependencies are understood

Scope:

  • Ensure that defined scope can be delivered within the mandated timeframes

Team Leadership and Communication

  • Provide coaching to the internal Program Manager on effective communication methods for large programs

Executive Liaisonship

  • Provide information to executive management on the health of the program overall, as well as recommendations for improvement in organization, process, and/or technology

Vendor Management

  • Review current contracts in place with multiple vendors, identify gaps, and suggest remediation steps
  • Provide oversight on vendor schedules and staffing to avoid unproductive costs and impacts to the overall timeline