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Project Manager - Cerner Conversion in Franklin, TN at ettain group

Date Posted: 1/19/2019

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Franklin, TN -

Job Title:  Project Manager – Cerner Conversion

Location:  Travel

Industry:  Healthcare

Terms:  Contract


Project Manager IV Responsibilities

• Leads projects and programs of interrelated projects

• Defines and communicates a clear vision of the project/program’s objectives, and leads the project team in achieving them

• Works to initiate and charter projects and programs, including the definition of success criteria

• Ensures that client’s defined enterprise project governance is followed in determining schedules, allocating resources, and weighing priorities

• Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business and project goals, in collaboration with business owners, product owners, and other stakeholders

• Serves as the single point of contact for a program including serving as the escalation point for resolution of project/program issues with other IT areas and with client business units

• Provides leadership in forming the appropriate teams in order to meet project and program objectives

• Organizes project and program work into manageable groups, including discreet projects, phases, and work breakdown, and determines an effective approach for completing the work

• Ensures the appropriate timing, resources, and sequencing of the work efforts are aligned to produce the desired results within the project and program schedule

• Ensures that project and product interdependencies within a program of multiple projects (and across other business lines and programs) are considered and are tracked as projects are planned and executed

• Conducts comprehensive project status reviews of programs and related projects and their interdependencies

• Communicates appropriate outcomes with project stakeholders and project team to provide timely and accurate information and status updates, along with issue and risk management within individual projects and across a program

• Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner

• Assigns work according to the plan and schedule

• Monitors project activities and reports on status

• Reviews quality of work and manages integration of team member work

• Creates a positive environment for the project/program team including open communication and a clear path to escalate risks and issues

• Facilities fast and efficient decision-making required for progress on the project

• Manages project team members and contractors; encourages them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work

• Proactively identifies risks and develops contingency plans, identifies issues, and manages in a timely fashion

• Proactively identifies risks and develops contingency plans; identifies issues and manages their timely resolution

• Tracks risks and issues in appropriate repositories and ensures their visibility to the people required to resolve them

• Escalates risks and issues as appropriate

Project Manager IV Job Responsibilities:

Conversion Project Managers that can facilitate local and executive calls and be very comfortable at communicating at all levels in the execution of the conversion.

Proficient in MS Project, Method M is preferred, Exposure to Cerner.

Work with the Cerner Engagement Lead to make sure deliverables are being met within the overall hospital conversion.

Facilitating communication calls with various business partners.

Certified PMP is preferred, but not required

Hospital Conversion experience is required.

Key Words:

  • Project Manager, Cerner, Conversion, EMR, PMP

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Andy Adamson at 615-627-0476

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