iMethods KLAS overall Vendor Score: 96.0

IT Project Manager


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.
  • Type: Consult-To-Perm
  • Job #34991

iMethods is seeking an IT Project Manager for a contract to full time hire position with a health system in Anchorage, AK.  Remote applicants may also be considered. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees various projects while meeting quality standards of expected deliverables during all phases of the project life cycle. This includes defining the project scope, determining the resources required, estimating the project costs, developing the project budget, defining the project schedule, assigning tasks, controlling scope, managing project communication, implementation, transition to support and project close.
  • Tracks progress against the schedule to ensure timely completion of the project. Ensures that tasks are completed on time and in a manner consistent with organizational goals, policies, and/or the standard terms and conditions of the vendor contract, if applicable.
  • Tracks spending as appropriate. Manages the scope of the project, including customer priorities and expectations of product and services, ensuring the project delivers the agreed upon outcomes. Publishes and maintains status reports, communication plans, risk plans as is consistent with the health system’s standards. Effectively communicates status and decisions needed to the project steering committee.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks/reviews vendor deliverables. Serves as the lead contact for internal and external customers on assigned projects. Secures, and coordinates the appropriate resources necessary for the project. Forecasts resource needs and secures skilled staff from resource managers as far in advance as possible.
  • Communicates all of the requirements and commitments (both verbally and in writing) for each project with customers, staff, and management.
  • Participates with other project managers in standards development, educational sessions, and process improvement projects.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in project management or related field. Progressively responsible professional/exempt work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education; PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification preferred, NOT required.
  • Non-supervisory – Four (4) years professional work experience managing IT projects or working in IT positions using the organizational and professional skills used in project management. An equivalent combination of relevant education and/or training may be substituted for experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a project from conception to completion, executing projects with vendor deliverables and implementing clinical technology projects. Previous healthcare experience.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Knowledge and experience with content workflow software – SharePoint, Confluence and Jira.
  • Knowledge and experience with desktop communications software including but not limited to Skype, Teams and Zoom.
  • Skilled in applying the use of standard project management methodologies on complex projects in a healthcare environment.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, contractors, and representatives from other local, state, and Federal organizations.
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals with wide array of cultural, political, educational, socio-economic, geographic, and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Skilled in leading teams through system implementations and system integrations with aggressive implementation schedules.
  • Skilled with business analysis elicitation practices and business process re-engineering.

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