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Clinical IT Project Manager - Associate

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Information Technology
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School of Medicine
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21000989 Requisition #

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Clinical Information Officer (CIO), the Clinical Information Technology Project Manager - Associate will champion, establish and reinforce Project Management Industry best practices focused on proposal & business case development, requirements gathering, schedule development, oversight & status updates, and related project management practices through the lifecycle to further the missions of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Please note that this is an onsite position at our UT Health Physicians office in San Antonio, TX. 

Job Duties:

  1. Reinforce project management methodologies and tools across multi-functional IT teams, internal stakeholders, and external vendors.
  2. Assists with strategic plan oversight, monitoring, and adapting based on institutional portfolio, program, or project needs.
  3. Review project proposals, define business cases, scope & level of effort, identify goals & objectives, determine capital & support costs, outline risks, assumptions & constraints, verify priorities, identify deliverables, create project plans, and set timelines.
  4. Adhere to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio standard operating policies & procedures such as Information Security vendor Person of Interest (POI) process, Request for Proposal (RFPs) processes, and other processes.
  5. Use off-the-shelf project management tools to track project performance and schedule adherence.
  6. Organize and lead project meetings with assigned resources, stakeholders, and vendors to discuss project goals and track progress throughout the project lifecycle.
  7. Document current and future technical workflows and end-user workflows to capture a summary overview, list all relevant steps and identify potential gaps while offering recommendations to support institutional improvements.
  8. Apply change control management techniques as part of project work or when necessary to meet project scope variations.
  9. Document, analyze, and apply lessons learned from one project to the next, improving and refining each iteration as a repeatable process.
  10. Provide support to cross-functional teams, including technical & application teams, training teams, and vendor resources.
  11. Stay informed about Healthcare-IT and Project Management Institute industry trends, technologies, and best practices applicable to UT Health San Antonio’s organizational objectives.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific, technical, healthcare informatics, or mathematics field. Four (4) years of comparable healthcare experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in project management in a Healthcare or related setting working with Epic, leading industry Electronic Health Records (I.e., Cerner, McKesson, Meditech) or ancillary clinical systems. 
  • Professional Project Professional (PMP) Certification from an accredited institution is strongly preferred.
  • Must have a foundational understanding of Project Management Office (PMO) processes, strategies, and methods (waterfall/agile) in healthcare, clinical, business, and technical setting.  
  • Familiarity with project management off-the-shelf tools (Microsoft - Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, and other tools). 
  • Aptitude for applying analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and the ability to predict clinical, business, or technical challenges and looks to proactively head off obstacles. 
  • Must have a clear understanding of time management and organizational skills.
  • General ability to communicate under pressure, speak publicly, prepare, deliver presentations, and escalate priority issues. 

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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