This position supports the core business activities of the CHRISTUS Health Plans by providing high level analytic and strategic insight. Provides expert support for the achievement of the department, health plan, and system level initiatives. Under the direction of the executive director, the project manager is responsible for assuring compliance with regulatory licensing and applications. Status/report off all active projects will be reported on a real time basis.
Serves as a project manager on major complex projects, initiatives and/or implementation projects.
Oversees assigned projects including monitoring project performance and compliance with applicable specifications, rules, regulations and laws.
Responsible for the preparation of initial and final documentation necessary for delivery to customer, systems and programming; insures quality and timeliness of work performed and the final products.
Develop organizational tools such as project plans, timelines, meeting agendas, conceptual models and presentations to document and communicate project goals and needs, engage stakeholders and define deadlines and accountabilities.
Establishes schedules and methods for achieving project goals and objectives; and reviews work products, makes corrections and coordinates accordingly with health plan leadership.
Facilitates communication across distinct functional teams such as medical management, operations, analytics and IT, finance, state and local government, vendors, consultants, executive leadership.
Develop, maintain and activate systems for deviations from project plans to facilitate decision-making, adjustment to plans and communication to project leadership.
Bachelor degree or 5 years health care experience
Analytic ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio
Excellent written and verbal skills required
Good judgment, initiative and problem solving abilities
Ability to handle and resolve complex issues with little assistance
Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to communicate effectively
Three to five years healthcare experience; Managed Care experience preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.