Cognosante is on a mission to transform our countrys healthcare system. We are a healthcare company who helps public sector organizations do everything from strategic consulting and acquisition support to application development, data integration, data standards, and business process operations. Learn how we are making a difference in peoples lives today!
Experience includes engagement experience in project scope and approach, ability to focus on project delivery and business and technical integration, oversight of key business and process enablers, provide strategic direction, vision, and leadership. Candidate will work with the Project Director and other senior staff to drive business strategy and planning changes at the executive levels. Candidate is proficient in managing the project team and daily operations of project development, project delivery and oversight of key business enablers on projects to achieve the project objectives and goals. This position is responsible for communications with project stakeholders, project and management of multiple projects across a Health Care Delivery system.
Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for VHA HRO initiatives
Manage all aspects of VHA HRO project to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly support the achievement of strategic objectives
Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment, management activities to expand and mature these capabilities for VHA
Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
Work creatively an analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for VHA
Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources
Manage a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities
Monitor staff performance
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communication across VHA and Cognosante leadership
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address VHA goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
Manage project scope and changes
Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle
Act as an internal quality control check for the VHA HRO project
Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, teaming partners, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverables with team members and stakeholders
Plans and integrated change communication schedules within industry-standard frameworks and the client's context
Track all key milestones to ensure on-time completion and deliverables are of high-quality
Ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework
Demonstrated initiative to analyze and resolve problems quickly, efficiently and collaboratively
Demonstrated ability to anticipate future trends/consequences and create innovative strategies and flexible plans
Strong personal impact; high stress tolerance; analytical; market/selling; counseling and coaching, confrontation; behavior modeling, overcoming resistance and conflict management skills
Serves as a resource for team members and VHA clients. Helps to ensure an effective and positive work environment by establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships
Proven ability to perform under pressure and to adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements
Broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex issues
Ability to effectively work both individually and in a team environment
Provides leadership, oversight, coordination and assistance for VHA HRO transformation and process improvement initiatives
Continuously shaping organization change management tools and methodologies used to support the transformation initiatives to the client
Designs and prepares technical reports, studies and related documentation. Makes charts and graphs to record results. Prepares and delivers presentations, training and briefings, as required
Serves as the subject matter expert for process improvement, project management, and change management to drive organizational HRO transformation priorities and strategic projects
Provides mentorship to leaders in the form of coaching, project support, and follow-up training on specific PI or safety tools, behavior modeling etc to influence outcomes
Ability to perform work cooperatively with internal and external clients/customers
Ability to build, develop, and lead teams
Other duties as assigned
Were on a mission to transform our countrys healthcare system.
Each of our 1,700+ colleagues across the United States plays a role in transforming the lives of millions of Americans. This mission drives us - and it adds meaning to what we do, each and every day. Our passion for serving public health programs, and for engaging consumers more directly with the healthcare system, runs deep.
Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS.
We create value being enterprising. We develop innovative ideas and solutions. We perform at our best and deliver results. We share achieved results and recognitions.
Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market - the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. Experience grounds us; innovation drives us. For almost 30 years, weve worked to find progressive solutions to complex problems.
We help state Medicaid agencies navigate healthcare reform. We provide community-based assistance to Americans as they enroll in healthcare coverage. And we dream of, design, and develop IT solutions meant to disrupt the status quo and connect the dots between patients, plans, providers, and payers. We are the best minds on health - and were looking to grow our team.
Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.
Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees
Medical Dental Vision 401k Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off Work/Life Solutions Pet Insurance
Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If youd like to view a copy of the companys affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email firstname.lastname@example.org . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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Company - Private
$100M to $500M
McLean, VA, and others