The Director, Project Management is responsible for maintaining complete control on high profile project schedules, budgets and risk issues. Facilitates timely decisions to maintain project schedule and budget. Provides management with regular project updates, maintain trusting relationships, identify project risks early and assist by providing prudent and timely recommendations for risk avoidance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises assigned team, including but not limited to the following responsibilities: interviews, selects, and trains employees; provides on-going coaching, mentoring, and development of employees, fostering an atmosphere of teamwork; establishes performance goals with employees and monitors progress with regard to achievement of those goals; plans, schedules and directs the work of employees; evaluates employees’ performance and productivity; takes disciplinary actions with employees as needed; addresses employee complaints and grievances; makes decisions or effective recommendations with regard to the hiring, firing, promotion and other status changes, and pay rates of employees.
Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
Track project milestones and deliverables.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A Masters degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in engineering or finance required; MHA or MBA preferred; minimum ten years professional experience with progressive operational responsibilities working with metrics driven, results oriented leadership model required, healthcare experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to navigate and master proprietary software programs. Ability to read and interpret documents, excellent communication skills, good grammar, voice and diction, strong problem solving, multitasking and quantitative analysis, proficient in MS Office, advanced Excel skills, basic computer and keyboarding skills. Extensive experience with medical record code sets, claims processing rules, eligibility requirements and Medicare and Medicaid program rules.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION: None required for this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands 10 finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required to this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
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