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Project Manager - Government Health Sector

Company: MedImpact
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Project Manager - Government Health Sector MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. is looking for extraordinary people to join our team! Why join MedImpact? Because our success is dependent on you; innovative professionals with top notch skills who thrive on opportunity, high performance, and teamwork. We look for individuals who want to work on a team that cares about making a difference in the value of healthcare. At MedImpact, we deliver leading edge pharmaceutical and technology related solutions that dramatically improve the value of health care. We provide superior outcomes to those we serve through innovative products, systems, and services that provide transparency and promote choice in decision making. Our vision is to set the standard in providing solutions that optimize satisfaction, service, cost, and quality in the healthcare industry. We are the premier Pharmacy Benefits Management solution! The Scoop: Working within the Government Programs and Services (GPS) department, the Project Manager III provides leadership, organization and coordination for the key initiatives and activities related to MedImpact's program and product offerings. This position creates, coordinates, and develops complete project plans and associated documentation. Leads the efforts of a multi-disciplinary project team through various stages of the project lifecycle, including vision and scope, requirements analysis and requires close partnership with internal/external client counterparts, the internal Implementation Management team, Information Technology (IT), Account Management, Operations, Health Services, and other departments as needed throughout the duration of the project. What You Get To Do: * Works in partnership with the centralized GPS Department as well as with enterprise-wide functional leaders, stakeholders and project team members to manage complex business projects across multiple programs including: Medicare Part D, Medicaid programs (State FFS program, Medicare/Medicaid Program (MMP), Medicaid Managed Care (MMCO), Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) as well as public federally-facilitated or state-based marketplace exchange programs * Creates as well as coordinates and develops project prioritization, project scope, project plan, project tracking and other project-related activities and associated documentation; guides project stakeholders in defining project scope * Reviews project proposals and plans to determine timing of deliverables, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of a project; establishes work plans, schedules, resources for each phase of projects; coordinates and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel * Communicates with project staff to outline work plan, assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority * Coordinates and interfaces with other departments to secure project team resources * Responsible for completeness of project documentation throughout the project lifecycle and for obtaining appropriate approvals at each phase of the project * Manages project progress by establishing regular meetings scheduled with project teams * Assesses project progress versus milestones and identifies areas of potential concern in adequate time in order to mitigate risk * Creates and communicates status reports for management, clients, and key stakeholders * Tracks projects and issues closely, foster collaboration from both the business and technology groups and leads issue resolution meetings during projects * Assumes responsibility for delivery by ensuring all components of a project are successfully completed * Assesses performance of assigned project personnel and provides feedback to management * Ensures all projects administered adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for project management * Assists in building the team by interviewing applicants and helping to train and mentor new members Education and/or Experience * For consideration candidates will need a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) along with eight (8) plus years' job-related experience * Previously demonstrated success in Business Project Management (analysis, design, development, and deployment activities) * Must have prior experience in governmental programs (CMS, Medicare, Medicaid, and Public Exchanges) in addition to having a solid working knowledge of the needs of a state PMO as well as expectations for deliverables and information sharing Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations * PMP certification required and Six Sigma/Lean background desired, not required * PMP certification should ideally be obtained within first 12-months of employment Other Skills and Abilities * Excellent working knowledge and experience in the role of Project Manager of complex business projects that include both business process, service delivery and information technology solutions * Experience in all phases of systems development lifecycles and/or business process engineering methodology * Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, and clients * Experience operating in a matrix management organization * Experience in PBM, pharmaceutical or managed health care industry a plus * Executes and delivers within the confines and timeframes provided by regulatory agencies * Advanced presentation skills with the ability to present information at varying levels of abstraction depending on audience * Works with integrity and ethically * Upholds organizational values * Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things * Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings * Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information * Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results * Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals * Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values Travel - This position requires domestic travel of up to 50% of the time. The Perks: * Medical / Dental / Vision / Wellness Programs * Paid Time Off / Company Paid Holidays * 401K with Company match * Life and Disability Insurance * Tuition Reimbursement * Employee Referral Bonus This position is eligible for Employee Referral Bonus at Level II To explore all that MedImpact has to offer, and the greatness you can bring to our teams, please submit your resume to www.medimpact.com/careers MedImpact, is a privately-held pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) headquartered in San Diego, California. Our solutions and services positively influence healthcare outcomes and expenditures, improving the position of our clients in the market. MedImpact offers high-value solutions to payers, providers and consumers of healthcare in the U.S. and foreign markets. EOE, M/F/D/V OSHA/ADA: To perform this job successfully, the successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Keywords: MedImpact, San Diego , Project Manager - Government Health Sector, Government & Protective Services , San Diego, California

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