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Clinical Project Manager

Clinical Project Manager with CMA experience

Management Consultant Position

About our Company

Gevity is an international informatics and management consulting company offering a full range of interdisciplinary professional services to clients seeking to build sustainable and effective healthcare and social services systems. We have offices across North America and Asia Pacific and a wide variety of clients. Gevity’s services range from strategic policy advisory services to information technology system integration.

Equality of opportunity and diversity of our company is important to us. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Job description

Gevity seeks a Clinical Project Manager with Care Management Agency (CMA) experiencefor full-time employment as a Management Consultantwith Gevity’s team in the New York area. We are open to applicants from anywhere in the East Coast of the United States that are willing to relocate or travel regularly for work. Applications from candidates seeking either full-time, regular employment or freelance work will be considered. The working schedule may vary, but is typically 40 hours per week, working on client site from Monday to through Thursday and from home on Fridays.

You will get to work for a wide variety of organizations and projects around the world with the overarching goal of improving healthcare and enabling healthier world. You will be given the opportunity to learn and grow quickly, but also asked to put significant effort towards developing your own skills. Over time, you will be asked to develop an area of expertise within health policy, healthcare management or health IT, on which you will be expected to become a reference for your colleagues and clients. 

Background on your first engagement

Gevity has multiple clients in the New York area that are Health System Providers. As a Management Consultant, you will work on a variety of engagements for them. Your first project will involve the planning and implementation of clinical strategies for CMAs in New York City. These new strategies are intended to improve patient care and safety, reduce hospitalizations, as well as enhance patients’ experience under care of the agencies and provide clinicians access to more information about their patients. You will be responsible for the coordination of the implementation with 5 highly engaged CMAs as part of the larger Clinical Project Management Office (PMO) of a Health System.

Under the supervision of the Director of the PMO, you will take a leadership role with these care management agencies as their “implementation agent” either as suggested by the Health System Strategy or internally by the CMAs.  You will be responsible for standard aspects of project management including planning of activities, tracking timelines and resources and applying project controls to ensure appropriate reporting and communications with project stakeholders. You will act as the main contact point for these CMA within the health system, present, explain and train the CMAs on the clinical strategies, work with the CMAs to identify and document their needs and issues, support the contracting process between the health system and the CMAs, and generally enable them to successfully achieve the outcomes outlined in the clinical strategy. 

Required Knowledge & Skills

  • To qualify for this Management Consultant position within Gevity, you must possess the following knowledge and skills:
  • Should have 4-12 years of overall work experience;
  • Must have relevant prior experience working with or for a care management agency (CMA), with an understanding of their operations and management of patients related to performance measures;
  • Should understand at a high-level, the billing and regulation practices of CMAs;
  • Prior experience coordinating projects within a healthcare organization, ideally in a primary or community care setting;
  • Ability to assess situations to determine importance, urgency and risk and make clear decisions that are in the best interest of the project and the organization. 
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including delivering public presentations.
  • Experience working with stakeholders at all organizational levels.
  • Ability to foster effective teamwork to set goals and resolve problems and ensure project is delivered to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Assets:

The following are not mandatory, but will be considered strong assets for this role:

  • A University-level diploma in a clinical discipline relevant to the role;
  • Any experience implementing Electronic Medical Records or other information systems;
  • Any prior management or consulting experience;
  • A PMP certification or any formal project management training;
  • Experience working with or for Medicaid Health Homes; 
  • An ability to travel for work on regular basis.

Equality of opportunity and diversity within our company is important to us. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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