Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager - National Network Expansion
Job ID: 621191
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day
Facility:
Department: HPLAN - Hospital Reimbursement
Location: 600 Grant St, Us Steel Tower Pittsburgh 15219

Description

Purpose:
Are you a highly detailed professional with previous business development or expansion experience?  If so, an opportunity as a Project Manager with UPMC Health Plan's National Network Expansion team may be the perfect fit for you.  This role will provide internal direction, leadership and accountability for project management efforts among operations as well as across the system. Defining the project objectives and measures to be tracked by the responsible business owners as well as developing and maintaining detailed project plans.  This position will also have up to 25% travel

Responsibilities:
  • Assist team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as system strategic goals.
  • Assure quality of information through business case and application level testing; validate test results to initial business needs.
  • Develop and implement key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Develop cross-functional, change management and implementation strategies; ensure that all of the participating parties have committed to effective implementation of the processes and procedures.
  • Identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Monitor operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required
  • Work with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.

Qualifications

  • B.A. degree in business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related field. Master's degree preferred (extensive related - four plus years - experience will be considered). 
  • Four years of experience in operations.
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred. 
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent computer software packages. 
  • Strong management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required. 
  • Excellent Project Management skills along with effective planning and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to perform planning for large initiatives/projects, managing all tasks required to providing services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.
  • Strong PowerPoint expertise is preferred.
  • Previous business development/expansion experience is preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% is preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $29.99 to $51.22

Union Position: No

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