The University of Kansas Hospital - IT Careers

Program Manager Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: AMBULATORY OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 40

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Program Manager

Responsibilities:

Independently leads initiatives to support performance excellence initiatives, including but not limited to analyzing data for performance improvement, researching effective models for patient management, designing programs to address patient and provider needs that increase quality of care, ensure appropriate use of healthcare resources.

Oversees projects within a department which acts as an internal consulting group providing process facilitation support as well as rigorous analytical support to project teams.

Data stewardship including understanding of internal and external data sources and tools to assure accuracy and relevancy; Manages an effective process to analyze data in support of organizational and service line goals.

Provides support for multiple process improvement efforts, which are expected to dramatically improve performance. Provides best practice examples from other healthcare organizations or industries..

Works with data and analysis team to assure accurate data and analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual volume trends and revenue cycle performance by specialty area and strategic initiatives. Identify trends or information that may require changes in financial, operational or strategic direction.

Ensures the program has the infrastructure and resources required to perform its role effectively and efficiently.

Monitors project time lines to ensure resources are available and applied appropriately to achieve desired performance goals in a timely manner.

Keeps abreast of recent trends and developments in process innovation and project management in the healthcare field as well as in related industries.

Participates in multi-disciplinary groups as part of planning efforts.

Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Bachelor's Degree in Business/Health Administration or other related field required

5 years of experience in health care or health care consulting in conjunction with Bachelor's Degree required

2 years of experience in health care or health care consulting in conjunction with Master's Degree required

Demonstrated proficiency in data management and analysis required

MHA or MBA preferred

Advanced computer skills with experience utilizing electronic health records and analytic tools required

Ability to interact and work with multi-disciplinary teams including front-line operations, physicians, management, technical and financial staff required

Exceptional skills in collaborative software such as Sharepoint preferred

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