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Project Manager/Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-13663
Location: Cranston, Rhode Island
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Project Manager/Business Analyst role
location: Cranston, RI
Duration: 8 months
35 hours a week
Project Manager/Business Analyst with significant experience to assist in the evaluation of software that can meet Ebusiness needs for census and revenue cycle management system. Successful candidates will be reporting to, working alongside and welcomed as team members of State employees who are passionate about providing the highest value. We seek candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit that are committed to raising the level
of service our citizens can expect.
Required experience/skills:
  • That which may have been gained through a minimum of seven (7) years of employment in a responsible capacity in the field of managing mid to large scale and technically complex software implementation projects involving the initiation, planning, execution, and closure of assigned projects, particularly "fixed price deliverables based” projects in the health care arena
  • Minimum of three (3) years' experience gathering and documenting business requirements in technical application development settings.
  • Client-facing, project-based, and technology implementation work
  • Business process analysis, working with requirements/user stories and configuring software solutions
  • Excellent writing skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Analyzing business needs, developing project plans, and recommending efficiencies and solutions for health care providers
  • Full life cycle project methodology
  • Ability to work with state agency personnel at various levels and to facilitate working group sessions
  • Ability to describe both functional and process workflow requirements
  • Strong communications skills including the ability to build relationships and effectively communicate with the project team and key stakeholders
  • Flexible team player with strong project management and organizational skills with ability to establish and achieve goals and maintain aggressive timelines
  • Ability to document RFI requirements, existing information systems/process, especially in the financial area, and the impact of the new system on existing ESH processes and workflow.
  • Experience automating manual paper-intensive processes with digital technology
  • Ability to assess the needs related to the configuration of an outpatient practice management software system

Experience working with the following is desired:
  • Project management (e.g. Basecamp) or document management platforms (e.g. Confluence, SharePoint)
  • Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Lean process improvement
  • Electronic medical records
  • Revenue cycle and census management for health care facilities that bill Federal and State health insurance programs
Specific Activities / Tasks
Configuration and Documentation
  1. The Project Manager will develop a detailed workplan with timelines and deliverables
  2. Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring clear documentation of business, function, technical, and system performance requirements that are understood without ambiguity, and that represent current State and Federal regulations and statutes.
    1. The proposed design of the new system must support clients goals and objectives, including a robust reporting environment that provides real time data to enable effective decision making.
The Project Manager will work with internal stakeholders to:
Interview stakeholders including vendors, managers, users, provider representatives, and IT to understand their needs
  1. Define and document business processes and workflow
  2. Determine the needs of client and how they can be met given the current state of software
  3.  
  4. Write an RFI that clearly defines the hospital's needs and criteria for evaluation
  5. Document decisions made by client management that may have project impact

Communication

The Project Managers must regularly report on progress and potential problems, delays, and concerns to client management\
  1. Frequent communication with program managers, IT, providers and users, including status reports
  2. Scheduling and facilitating weekly project meetings and creating and distributing meeting minutes
  3. Scheduling and facilitating a Lessons Learned meeting at the conclusion of the project, including recording and documenting the meeting activities and submitting a report to the DivisionAdministrative Tasks
  1. Project Managers must take BHDDH HIPAA training and sign a BHDDH workforce statement of confidentiality
  2. Project Managers should plan to work on site at the Pastore Complex in Cranston, RI. An office, computer, phone, network access, and internal email will be provided
  3. The positions will be overseen jointly by representatives of the IT Department and ESH
  4. The Project Managers will be required to submit weekly timesheets with a summary of work performed