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EDI Manager
Ref No.: 18-00189
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 02/09/2018
Alluvion Staffing is seeking an IT EDI Manager for an immediate full time direct hire role with a client in Jacksonville, FL
 
Overview:
The IT EDI Manager is a leadership role working on complex and critical enterprise EDI initiatives for a client in the Healthcare industry. The IT EDI Manager will managing a team of about 15  people (including developers, analysts, testers, and architects).
Experience with Edifecs in Healthcare is a MUST (it can be used in several different industries, but healthcare deals with specific transactions that are critical to this role). This team will be supporting Hipaa transactions (but needs to be familiar with ALL healthcare transactions) using Edifecs and will be testing these electronic transactions.
Deep subject matter expertise on all types of EDI transactions Xengine, Spec Builder, Transaction Manager, CollabTest, Clinical Transactions and – industry standards (HL7, HIPPA, X12 etc) and proprietary standards required.
This is an IT leadership role accountable for communicating, planning and providing leadership to EDI or Gateway team. The EDI Manager will provide direction to project and functional resources within and outside their reporting structure, gather, support and develop the resources needed to execute the plan, champion the tactical and strategic direction of work and remove barriers within their sphere of influence. The EDI Manager leads cross functional initiatives, projects and discussions and is relied upon to anticipate and mitigate cross functional issues. The EDI Manager is accountable for providing thorough subject area expertise in assigned area. The EDI Manager is accountable for performance management and salary administration for their team as well as assisting with career development planning, coaching, training and team-building. The EDI Manager is responsible for leading the team through change helping them to transform the current capability of handling EDI transactions utilizing industry best practice tools
Ideally, the person who fills this role would be someone who's started from the bottom and worked their way up so that they understand the day to day work and systems/technology being used. This person needs to be able to collaborate with several teams across, have a strategic vision of ways to improve, understand process, manage change, and navigate the team through each challenge.


Essential Job Functions
  • Provides subject-matter-expertise and management within their assigned area.
  • Proactively identifies, implements and manages process improvements and agile solutions within functional area.
  • HEALTHCARE EDI EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
  • Leads cross-functional discussions/initiatives to anticipate and mitigate issues and achieve required outcomes within required timeframes.
  • Sets, articulates and oversees achievement of goals for assigned work-unit/sub-unit/function.
  • Responsible for direct oversight of staff, tactical execution and implementation of operational plans.
  • Provides thorough subject matter expertise within assigned area and makes recommendations senior leadership to contribute to IT strategy.
  • Prepares thorough and articulate executive summaries for senior leadership.
  • Participates in ad hoc workgroups supporting IT strategy.
  • Influences, interacts and makes decisions impacting across assigned disciplines, capabilities, services, technologies, domains or systems.
  • Collaborates decisions with senior IT leadership.
  • Ensures adherence to practices, procedures, precedents, policy and senior leadership direction.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • 6 or more years of current experience directing and managing a team of 6 or more required or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.
  • Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • Deep subject matter expertise on all types of EDI transactions Xengine, Spec Builder, Transaction Manager, CollabTest, Clinical Transactions and – industry standards (HL7, HIPPA, X12 etc) and proprietary standards
  • Highly refined communication skills including ability to negotiate, build consensus, clearly articulate to technical and non-technical audiences, communicate difficult messages in a professional and productive manner, excellent presentation and facilitation competence and ability to represent IT as a leader in cross-functional discussions/initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with SDLC & Agile best practices
  • Ability to build trust and strategic partnerships with assigned business area contacts, project teams and leadership to facilitate two-way communication
  • Ability to understand overall IT strategy and apply/implement IT strategy in assigned projects/initiatives
  • Expert-level ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately at all levels and audiences
  • Deep, thorough understanding of business processes being supported
  • Successful experience leading people through change
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy
  • Experience with managing an EDI off-the-shelf tool like Edifecs