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NCQA Project Manager

  • Job ID: 551947959
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Quality Improvement
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $33.86 to $57.80 / hour

Description

UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Project Manager to support the Quality Improvement department. The team is based out of downtown Pittsburgh’s US Steel Tower, however, remote candidates will be considered. This role will work Monday through Friday standard daylight hours and will provide internal direction and accountability for project management efforts related to meeting NCQA requirements.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensuring the quality and accuracy of quantitative and qualitative reports designed to comply with requirements of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 
  • Package and/or present information in a way which optimizes receptivity and ingestion by targeted audiences. 
  • Define project objectives and measures to be tracked by the responsible business owners, and develop and maintain detailed project plans.
  • Identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Monitor operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as system strategic goals.
  • Work with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.
  • 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.
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required.
  • Develop and implement key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Assist team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assure quality of information through business case and application level testing; validate test results to initial business needs.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
     

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience.
  • NCQA experience preferred.
  • 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.


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