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Healthcare Services Project Manager II "IT PMO"
Job Code:2021-50-R-030
Location:United States - Remote
Status:Regular Full Time
The Healthcare Services Project Manager II (IT Focus) manages project scope, implementation priorities, client communications, and quality delivery of projects. The Project Manager (PM) coordinates internal resources across departments to support the timely delivery of Performant payment integrity products and services and is responsible for the oversight of the implementation of new products with new or existing clients.  This PM must demonstrate strong leadership skills in order to minimize delays and continue to appropriately advance all assigned projects.   

Essential Responsibilities
•Develops and manages project/action plans to ensure accurate project delivery, such as platform enhancements, customer on-boarding and account readiness.
•Able to effectively share information and transfer knowledge to functional areas and account managers
•Oversees team members to ensure all project tasks are completed on a timely basis; resolves team and project conflicts, provides project leadership to cross-functional team members, escalates project risks to leadership as needed
•Responsible for communication & dissemination of critical project information from customers to internal areas and executive level areas
•Assesses progress and reports status to management and key stakeholders including progress, timelines and milestones; provides timely written and/or verbal communication updates regarding project status
•Tracks & monitors the progress of all functional areas throughout the on-boarding process, reports & communicates status to customer, management and other stakeholders
•Subject Matter Expert on all new business on-boarding processes
•Anticipates risk and develops mitigation plans & leads process improvement activities
•Practices effective and strategic decision-making
•Develop and maintain process flows, tools and procedures to ensure consistent implementation projects from client to client. 
•Interact with clients in a professional manner and respond quickly to customer requests.
•Telework or work from assigned office as may be required based upon business needs in adherence with Company policies and requirements. 
•Upon hire (and process facilitated by the Company through the client) obtain and maintain required government client clearances.
•Travel may be required.

•Perform other incidentals and related duties as required and assigned.

Examples of Responsibilities
•Develop and modify project plans.
•Estimate level of effort for proposed projects.
•Coordinate and chair implementation kick off meetings with clients and manage ongoing project meetings, both internally and externally.
•Coordinate work with key stakeholders on projects

*Note - All employees and contractors for Performant Financial may and/or will have access to Sensitive, Proprietary, Confidential and/or Public data. As such, all employees and contractors will have ownership and responsibility to report any violations to the Confidentiality and Integrity of Sensitive, Proprietary, Confidential and/or Public data at all times.  Violations to Performant’s policy related to the Confidentiality or Integrity of data may be subject to disciplinary actions up to and including termination.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required:

•Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to communicate with all levels within the organization and external clients in a leadership capacity.
•A successful track record of managing multiple projects effectively
•Strong demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills 
•Solution oriented with a focus on innovative and proactive approaches to resolve customer problems and issues
•Demonstrated use of excellent judgement and ability to make sound decisions.
•Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
•Good critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills; excellent attention to detail.
•Strong customer service orientation
•Process implementation and re-engineering experience
•Experience with distributed teams
•C-level interface and presentation skills
•Ability to leverage standard office systems and applications; Intermediate experience with MS Office products including MS PowerPoint; experience with SharePoint desired.
•Ability to develop and maintain trust and credibility
•Excellent attention to detail and ability to synthesize information from several different sources required to troubleshoot issues or lead assigned initiatives  
•Ability to work independently with work instruction in the form of objectives with minimal oversight
•Ability to deliver day-to-day support to the business with a professional attitude and exceptional organization skills under pressure
•Ability to adapt to rapidly changing business requirements and applying skills in effective and innovative way to meet dynamic business needs.
•Completion of Teleworker Agreement upon hire, and adherence to the Agreement (and related policies and procedures) including, but not limited to: able to navigate computer and phone systems as a user to work remote independently using on-line resources, must have high-speed internet connectivity, appropriate workspace able to be compliant with HIPAA, safety & ergonomics, confidentiality, and dedicated work focus without distractions during work hours.

Physical Requirements
•Performs duties in a busy standard office environment with moderate noise level or may work remotely from home-office as may be required based upon business needs, in accordance with company policies & procedures.
•Sits or stands at a desk during scheduled shift, reaching as needed to use office equipment.
•Makes and returns calls using an office phone system.
•Views a computer monitor, types on a keyboard and uses a mouse.
•Reads and comprehends information in electronic (computer) or paper form (written/printed).
•Types frequently, but not constantly, using a keyboard and mouse.
•Occasionally lifts/carries/pushes/pulls up to 10 pounds.
Travel as required to meet business needs.
Education and Experience:

•  Bachelor's Degree in related business or industry or equivalent business experience
•  PMP Certification a plus
•  3+ years of client service or account management experience a plus
•  5+ years working as a Project Manager with proven ability to execute projects and achieve results
•  Relevant healthcare industry experience with data analytics, cost management or payment integrity vendor companies
•  Intermediate experience with MS Office products including MS Project
•  Experience with SharePoint desired

Other Requirements
•Must submit to and pass pre-hire background check, as well as additional checks throughout employment
•Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors, nor on state/federal debarment or exclusion lists.
•Must submit to and pass drug screen pre-employment (and throughout employment).
•Performant is a government contractor. Certain client assignments for this position requires submission to and successful outcome of additional background and/or clearances throughout employment with the Company.
Visa sponsorship is not available.

Job Profile is subject to change at any time.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.