Reference # 18-01876 Title Project Manager
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 31-12-2018 --- 31-10-2019

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This position will be responsible for providing necessary planning, coordination and oversight of a gap analysis and assessment involving partners from multiple organizations. The position will coordinate a team of epidemiologists comparing hospital data reported to two different public health systems: Syndromic Surveillance and Hospital Discharge Data. In addition, the Project Manager will work with external partners, including electronic health record vendors, to complete a gap analysis and feasibility assessment of capturing and reporting hospital discharge data in a new method using HL7. The Project Manager will be responsible for creating a project plan, ensuring project timelines are met, assisting with contracts, and reporting on grant deliverables. The final product will be a written report containing similarities and differences between the data and workflows of the two systems, lessons learned, recommendations and next steps.

Required qualifications:
" 2-3 years of experience with electronic health record systems and processes
" 3-5 years of project management experience
" Experience in public health informatics or medical informatics in a hospital environment
" Knowledge of the structure of HL7, especially version 2 ADT
" Knowledge of software development life cycle
" Expertise in change management
" Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to exchange ideas with technical and clinical or epidemiological stakeholders
" Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment
" Ability to work independently and on a team
" Ability to partner and lead small multidisciplinary teams to deliver project objectives
" Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, including a creative and self-motivated mindset
" Knowledge of MS Office Tools (Excel, Word, and Access)

Preferred qualifications:
" PMP Certification
" An understanding of public health reporting and surveillance
" Knowledge of standard coding for health information exchange, such as ICD-10-CM
" Knowledge of uniform billing and associated software
" Knowledge of secure file transmission standards