IT Manager, Patient Access and HIM Applications – Hybrid
iMethods is an award winning Healthcare IT Staffing and Consulting firm. As a #1 BEST IN KLAS and Modern Healthcare Best Place to Work, our team is dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring alignment between customer needs and the resources we provide to meet those needs.
iMethods is seeking an IT Manager, Epic Applications HIM Patient Access (Revenue Cycle Applications). This position is directly responsible for working with organizational team members and leaders on the coordination, evaluation, selection, implementation and support of application technologies.
OVERVIEW: The Manager is responsible for managing the team members that support these activities. The Revenue Cycle Application Manager – Enterprise Patient Access, directly manages the implementation, optimization, and support of enterprise patient access (hospital and professional/clinic) applications, including, but not limited to, ADT, census tracking and reporting, enterprise scheduling, enterprise patient registration, patient flow, referral management, utilization management, and health information management. The manager provides an additional level of coordination and communication, overseeing implementation for many applications. The manager ensures that system functionality is designed and delivered to support business processes and information needs.
During implementation, maintains the scope, schedule, and quality of the project in their specific application area
Works closely with the project director and other project managers to coordinate activities
Sets clear expectations for team members, including defining what they should do at each phase of the project
Advises and coaches team members by providing guidance on project issues, key success factors, and lessons learned
Manages the project from an organizational perspective while attending to detailed tasks
Guides workflow design, builds and tests the system, and analyzes other technical issues associated with the implementation
Works with vendor, leadership, and end-users to ensure the system meets the organization’s business needs in regards to deliverables and timeline
Holds weekly communications with team members to discuss the status of deliverables, shared issues, end-user concerns, budget, and upcoming milestones
Capacity to manage multiple competing objectives and to clearly communicate results
Strong organizational and coordination skills, ability to sequence activities logically
Familiarity with reporting and database terminology
Ability to develop and adhere to time schedules in order to meet project deadlines
Interpersonal skills to function well in administrative, management, and patient care environments
Ability to work effectively with staff that have a wide range of seniority
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Healthcare, Accounting/Finance, or equivalent
Experience: Two (2) years’ experience in managing healthcare applications projects. 3+ years project management experience with PMP certification preferred. EHR Certification preferred.
License:Analytics or database certification and PMP certification preferred.
Skills:Excellent analytical, organization, and oral communication skills.
Ability to work independently and within teams.
Ability to solve complex problems and understand customer needs.
Strong understanding of healthcare process and technology.
Basic understanding of clinical workflows and terminology.
Working knowledge of IT solutions and interfacing a plus.
Must be able to drive to assigned sites to complete work. In addition, travel will be required
Experience with implementation of Epic in a previous healthcare system
Experience with working with Healthcare System Access Services, EVS, and HIM Leadership understanding workflows, regulations, and requirements
Experience with these Epic applications and related certifications