All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.
The Project Manager - Patient Access manages the clinical requirements necessary for implementing and enhancing the information systems used for professional clinical practice. Serves as the facility project manager for clinical system implementations and upgrades. Serves as a liaison in planning the design of clinical information systems.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions)
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages and evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
May participate in the development of departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets and having direct responsibility for adhering to those goals. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Creates and manages process improvement and quality assurance initiatives related to the clinical systems.
Collaborates in development of project plans, project charters, manages issues and risk lists and assigns work to team members for clinical system implementations and upgrades.
Collaborates to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and within scope.
Leads project teams and represents all community hospital clinical disciplines affected by the clinical workflow process design and implementation.
Researches evidence-based best clinical workflow practices and innovative technology enablers for future workflow practices.
Coordinates multiple project installations throughout the organization.
Implements new processes at community hospitals to include acceptance of processes by end users and on-going support to sustain.
Develops educational materials for clinicians to include new practices and processes.
Associate’s degree required. 2 to 5 years of related experience.
Must complete an internal skills assessment before or after hire.
EPIC Certification required or to be completed after hire. Travel for EPIC training away from St. Louis, MO required within 3 months of hire.
Bachelor’s degree in related field.
Epic experience and certification preferred.
General knowledge of University and Medical School culture and practices preferred.
Abilities with business acumen – understanding and ability to articulate the bottom-line impact preferred.
Project management experience.
Demonstrated effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to use influence techniques and participate in change management.
Ability to work with highly confidential information and materials.
Demonstrated effective Microsoft office suite ability including PowerPoint.
Experience developing external relationships and networks.
Operational subject matter experts as well as technical subject matter experts will be considered.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is part of a joint initiative of Washington University School of Medicine and BJC HealthCare.
We are seeking applicants to fill regular full-time positions to join the Health Information Partners (HIP) EPIC Program.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
For job related details and information on compensation, please contact Keri Eckelkamp at 314-935-2676.
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