Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Info Systems SMH Schedule 8 AM-5 PM Responsibilities GENERAL PURPOSE Utilizing knowledge of information systems and healthcare business requirements and processes, provide Project Management (PM) services, to include analytical, application and infrastructure consultative services, and budgeting for the Medical Center, and as required, manage IT collaborative PM services among distributed URMC IT divisions. Support information systems projects designed to improve Medical Center systems and operations resulting in more effective use of resources, improved patient care and reduced costs. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Follows department guidelines and standards, functioning independently and with minimal direct supervision of day to day activities and project tasks: CONSULTING: Using the URMC IT Project Proposal Methodology, determines scope of the problem/project, through collaboration with the executive project sponsor, key clinical users, and ISD system and application analysts Creates alternative/cost-effective/creative solutions and uses and develops cost/benefit analyses Surveys peer organizations - benchmarking Keeps current with business and strategic goals Understands other University service providers Understands current technological environment/architecture Communicates and educates at the userâ™s level, in the context of the userâ™s business environment Negotiates with users, vendors, agencies, etc. Completes feasibility studies Develops implementation approach Provides continuous feedback Ability to access/evaluate technological appropriateness of various proposed solutions Building and maintaining internal departmental relationships PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Following the ISD Project Office Methodology and Project Guidelines and Tools, defines/reviews the objectives, scope, benefit, budget, and success factors of the project and confirms leadership commitment to the project. Management of the Project through the five phases of the ISD Project Methodology: Feasibility, Initiation, Design, Implementation, and Completion Ensures project is delivered within approved budget, schedule, and contingency and meets quality standards. Canvasses team to identify all project risk, develops mitigation strategies/plans and works to have strategies in place should they be needed. Establishes and executes a project communication plan. Negotiates conflict resolution when needed between team members or product owners. Resolves conflict within the project team. Utilizes motivation techniques to ensure project team reaches goals and milestones. Negotiates with Management and/or Project Sponsor to obtain key resources or materials. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains technical expertise regarding LAN/WAN technologies, server and desktop support, and systems access as it relates to meeting usersâ™ needs. Provides troubleshooting skills as needed. Serves on committees and attends meetings as requested. Follows all ISD administrative standards (such as timely time sheet preparations, completing time away requests, completing annual mandatory educational requirements, etc.). Adheres and subscribes to the ISD Values as stated in the Values Statement. REQUIREMENTS: 4-5 years (prefer 5-7 years) experience in project management Bachelorâ™s Degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, or other related field required, Masterâ™s preferred Additional skills desired: Project management experience in the health care field and Project Management certification Prior experience actively managing medium and large projects with expertise in Microsoft Project (preferred) and leading all resources, including an interdepartmental team. Excellent leadership, communication (written and verbal), presentation, analytical and problem solving skills Detail-oriented with a proven ability to manage projects
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