Job Description

Ref No.:19-00076
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/24/2019

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a full-time/direct-hire opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for a Information Systems Project Manager I

Information Systems Project Manager I:
The Information Systems Project Manager will coordinate and monitor projects or programs from initiation through delivery. Focus is on meeting project commitments, including communicating with staff, sponsors, stakeholders, etc. This position spends significant time on project management responsibilities and will lead or assist in the planning, implementation and introduction of projects for new systems, technologies, and software ranging from electronic health record related systems and healthcare billing systems to enterprise resource planning systems and internet/web applications.
Responsibilities include leading the overall management activities of project(s) through all phases of the development lifecycle, leveraging clients project methodology that includes, but is not limited to:
  • planning
  • gather requirements
  • design goals, objectives, and scope
  • testing (all phases)
  • implementation
  • transition to operations
The Information Systems Project Manager also serves as the liaison between technical and non-technical departments in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met, and projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree, preferably in a math, science, or technology related field of study.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Foundational knowledge of project management, project management phases, techniques and tools, and the ability to assist in planning and/or implementation of all projects.
  • Foundational ability to manage issues, tasks, and identify alternatives to keep projects on time and on budget.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • General knowledge and ability to provide day to day support for all IT projects.
  • Ability to assist in monitoring project performance criteria and measurement methods.
  • Exposure to any combination of the following:
    • Project Management methodologies
    • Microsoft Project and other PM tracking tools
  • Microsoft Office products
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations, medical terminology, healthcare, enterprise resource planning systems, or financial and billing processes is a plus
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Familiarity with HIPAA regulations, medical terminology, healthcare, or financial and billing processes is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.

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