Project Manager

University of Rochester   •  

Rochester, NY

Industry: Education

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5 - 7 years

Posted 45 days ago

Position Summary:

Provides project management for the Department of Finance within MFG. The Department of Finance is located within the University of Rochester Medical center. The goals of the role include supporting the development of payer/insurance contracting strategies, developing population health analytics capabilities across the health care system, translating, integrating and managing the implementation of analytical reporting and informatics strategies in collaboration with cross-functional areas.

Reporting to the URMFG Chief Financial Officer, this role requires a developed understanding of clinical and administrative processes, an ability to manage a multi-faceted project across a variety of settings, departments, and programs, experience with program development and implementation, and building consensus across multiple stakeholders in a medical academic center setting. This position also requires analytical abilities to support identification, implementation and on-going evaluation of programmatic areas of opportunity. The Project Manager participates in the development of new initiatives based upon emerging trends and newly identified needs and develops and presents reports and proposals related to the core work of the system's population health management initiatives. This position will work closely with Finance, and Population Health Management- Informatics and Payment Innovation (PHM-IPI) resources and leadership. Plans, directs and coordinates institution wide policies and activities related to information system initiatives supporting divisions of the University. Develops, directs and implements URMC wide information systems plans and initiatives. Directs and supervises staff and resources to assure efficient and effective operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Under general direction and with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative:
  • Manages and oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of designated projects related to URMFG Finance and related PHM-IPI activities. Collects and analyzes information, identifies, interprets and communicates trends and develops recommendations to achieve specified project goals. Advises on projects and prepares special reports and analyses as requested. Organizes project planning, participates, and collaborates with project teams and other organizational work groups, committees, and councils. Serves as a liaison with both external contacts and management.
  • On a regular and on-going basis, analyzes and interprets organizational information, identifying key drivers and underlying issues, performs appropriate drill down queries, summarizes and presents findings and opportunities. Work requires independent design and completion of analyses.
  • Performs value-added analytics in the development and monitoring of standard and ad-hocreporting, the identification and understanding of trends and patterns, and the development and evaluation of Finance and PHM-IPI programs.
  • Formulates and prepares project plans with activities, dependencies, dates and timeframes, resource requirements, milestones and deliverables. Monitors progress of project activities and insures all critical implementation criteria are met and provides status reports to URMC leadership. Drives the development of appropriate project metrics and outcomes during the design phase of new clinical or operational projects with an understating of available and reliable data.
  • Designs and conducts analyses to evaluate the overall effectiveness of projects including achieving financial, utilization and clinical program goals and quantifies the impact of clinical initiatives on overall medical expenses and trends.
  • Serves as liaison with Finance and PHM-IPI members to plan and implement assigned projects and identify, research and resolve clinical and operational issues/problems. Serves on and leads related Healthcare System and departmental committees and programs.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Healthcare Administration related degree, or a related field; 5+ years of management level experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of Project Management concepts and principles required; Graduate degree in Business, Public Health, or Health Administration preferred.

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