Job ID :
Company :
DC Government
Location :
Washington, DC
Type :
Duration :
12 months
Status :
Openings :
Posted :
28 Mar 2012
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Short Description: 
IT Consultant with 10-13 Years of experience

Complete Description: 
The Project Manager for Health Information Technology must provide project management services in support of the District’s management team for the establishment of a District-wide Heath Information Exchange System and other HIT related activities. 

This position will assist in the implementation and oversight of activities necessary to ensure the successful development and implementation of the Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement with the HHS/ONC which is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and its related Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. 

The selected candidate will provide technical assistance and oversight of the development of a health information exchange network focused on improving quality of care. The overall goal of developing the DC HIE is to create the technology and business infrastructure that will enable all health care stakeholders in the District to achieve program efficiencies and improved care outcomes through secure exchange of patient health information. 

The resource will also ensure that the DHCF will meet with program’s objectives for the establishment and operation of DC HIE and ensure the program is aligned with District stakeholders to ensure support for and use of HIE services.
Behavior Characteristics: 
-Ability to think and work independently. 
-Problem solving skills. 
-Strong conceptual and analytical skills. 
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
-Demonstrated leadership skills exhibited 
-Demonstrates team building skills.
  Required / Desired Skills     
SkillRequired / DesiredAmount of ExperienceExpertise Rating
Project management experienceRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Healthcare industry experienceRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Experience in working with and development of Health Information Exchanges.Required5  Years3 - Expert
Experience managing multiple large-scale projectsRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Experience in managing IT performanceRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Knowledge and proficiency in the use of project planning & scheduling toolsRequired10  Years3 - Expert
Exp. in leading executive level meetings and/or presentationsRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Access, Excel, PowerPointRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Proficiency in database management and data entryRequired10  Years3 - Expert
Excellent organizational and strategic planning skillsRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Experience in cost/benefit analysesRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Exp. in maintaining, monitoring & mgmt of change control management planRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Experience in Maintaining, monitoring & mgmt of risk management planRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Ability to analyze and interpret data and trendsRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Experience in ONC Health Information Exchange Program & CMS’s Health InfoRequired2  Years2 - Proficient
Ability to engage and manage various stakeholders & constituentsRequired13  Years3 - Expert
Exp. establishing electronic health records or health info. exchange ntwrksRequired8  Years3 - Expert
Master's Degree in IT related fieldHighly desired 
PMP CertificationHighly desired 
  Compliance Items     
This section contains tasks that will need to be completed as part of the Candidate Submittal and/or Engagement process.
  Questions For Requirement     
Question 1: 
Does that candidate have experience in working in the medical field in the establishment of Health Information Exchange Networks or in in electronic health records networks? This is required for 8 years.
Question 2: 
Does the candidate have experience in management and oversight of IT vendors? This is required for 13 years.
Question 3: 
Does the candidate have experience in determination of technical standards and IT policy standards? This is required 10 years.
Question 4: 
Does the candidate have a business related or IT related Master's Degree? At least a BS degree in either a business related field or IT related field is required and a Master's degree is preferred but not required.
Question 5: 
Does the candidate have a PMP? A PMP is not required, but is preferred.
Question 6: 
The candidate must provide their own laptop and PDA.