Health Management Systems, Inc. Project Manager - Implementation Services in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Project Manager leads the planning and implementation of a small to mid-size project or is responsible for a phase(s) of a larger project. For small projects, oversees all aspects of the project over the entire project life to include assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing a schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Tracks and reports project milestones. For larger projects, may be accountable for one or more phases of the project, working with the Project Leader or functional area Manager. Some examples of projects will include implementations, existing client system changes, internal workflow optimization, integration of client requirements, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • May oversee small to mid size projects or have responsibility for a phase(s) of a large scale project.

  • Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Develops full-scale project plans, defines project tasks and resource requirements; assembles and builds out implementation team and coordinates client implementations from both a business and data/IT perspective.

  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Works with team leads with each operational area to set strategy, create reporting and monitoring templates and deploy project into all areas of the organization.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and

  • other stakeholders.

  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

  • Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.

  • Plans and schedules project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools; tracks project milestones and deliverables.

  • Helps to manage P&Ls for every project within group, mitigate losses and create strategies to help ensure project profitability.

  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

  • Provides direction and support to project team members.

  • Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

  • Presents reports defining project progress, problems and solutions.

Other Functions:

  • Performs other functions as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.

  • Proven experience in people management, risk management, and change management.

  • Proven experience in strategic planning.

  • Proficient in project management software.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

Work Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Primarily sedentary work in a general office environment

  • Ability to communicate and exchange information

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret documents and data

  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, and moving objects (up to 10 lbs.)

  • Requires manual dexterity to use computer, telephone and peripherals

  • May be required to work extended hours for special business needs

  • May be required to travel at least 10% of time based on business needs; at times on short notice

Certifications: (Required/Desired)

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)/ Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) required

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma OR GED required; Associates Degree required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

Minimum Related Work Experience:

  • With Associate’s degree, 4 years project management experience required

  • With Bachelor’s degree, 3 years of project management experience required

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Title: Project Manager - Implementation Services

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas

Requisition ID: 170010OJ