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Health Management Systems, Inc. IT Project Manager I in Irving, Texas

HMS makes the healthcare system work better for everyone. We fight fraud, waste, and abuse so people have access to healthcare—now and in the future. Using innovative technology and powerful data analytics, we help government and commercial payers reduce costs, increase quality, and achieve regulatory compliance. We also help consumers take a more active role in their own health. Each year, we save our clients billions of dollars while helping people live healthier lives. At HMS, you will develop new skills and build your career in a dynamic industry while making a difference in the lives of others.

We are seeking a talented individual for a IT Project Manager I who plans and coordinates all aspects of internal information system-specific projects from initiation to delivery. Projects often involve application development, application maintenance, network, server, or software implementation and upgrades.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of one or two routine level IT projects.

  • Participates in facilitating the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables of routine projects.

  • Participates in developing project tasks and resource requirements.

  • Participates in developing full scale project plans.

  • Provides knowledge and direction to less experienced staff.

  • Understands project budget requirements.

  • Understands the plans and schedules project timelines.

  • Tracks project deliverables using appropriate tools.

Non-Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs other functions as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates competence around the areas of product knowledge, relationship building, professionalism and personal excellence, leadership, people focus, and business development.

  • Demonstrates attributes of presence, articulation, confidence, and

  • persuasiveness.

  • Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience at communicating technology into business terms with customers at all levels.

  • Internal process knowledge (RSL, Change management, change request, etc).

  • Demonstrates analytical judgment.

  • Customer Service Champion.

  • Working knowledge of HIPAA privacy and Security rules.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Ability to speak in groups, lead projects and provide a dynamic leadership presence.

  • Ability to work independently to meet objectives.

  • Ability to travel 10-20%.

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.

  • Direct work experience in project management capacity.

  • Proficient in project management software.

Work Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Primarily sedentary work in a general office environment

  • Ability to communicate and exchange information

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret documents and data

  • Requires occasional standing, walking, lifting, and moving objects (up to 10 lbs.)

  • Requires manual dexterity to use computer, telephone and peripherals

  • May be required to work extended hours for special business needs

  • May be required to travel at least 10% of time based on business needs

Certifications: (Required/Desired)

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or working towards PMP certification preferred

Minimum Education:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or IT preferred or equivalent experience required.

Minimum Related Work Experience:

  • 2 years IT project management experience with demonstrated experience on routine projects.

  • General knowledge of IT terminology, engineering practices and processes.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

HMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer who offers a drug-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a disable veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.

Title: IT Project Manager I

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 200010S9

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