Uconn Health   Farmington, CT   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on April 26, 2024
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Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These are the values that define UConn Health, and we are looking for team members that share these same values. Our top-rated organization is looking to add an Information Technology Project Manager to our growing team. If you have a background in this field, as well as a passion for customer and patient experience, we want to hear from you.


At UConn Health, this class is responsible for independently performing project management responsibilities for a variety of information systems development projects and vendor system customization and implementation. Includes all phases of the development cycle, from detailed business analysis through production implementation and phased rollouts (i.e., feasibility study, requirements, analysis, design, programming, testing and implementation planning). Ensures that the project goals or objectives are accomplished and supports compliance, efficiency, cost reduction and quality objectives. Projects include new systems development, enhancements or upgrades and may involve changes in resources (equipment, staff, and organization) and re-engineering of workflow and procedures. 


Works under the direction from an employee of higher grade. 


May lead/supervise other staff as assigned. 


  • Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability
  • Generous vacation and sick-time plans
  • Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)
  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members
  • Quick commute access from I-84, Rte. 9 and surrounding areas
  • State of the art facility and campus environments
  • Progressive leadership and educational development programs available 

Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm with a 30-minute unpaid meal break


Consults with management and reviews project proposals to determine project goals, time frames, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotments of resources; designs, develops and implements project plan, including specifying goals, strategy, identification of risk and contingency plans; manages and motivates managerial, professional, IT and department staff on a matrix basis to ensure project goals are met; coordinates and schedule staff assignments; formulates and defines technical scope and objectives of projects; identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones and required tasks; establishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation; develops and maintains technical and project documentation; coordinates and responds to request for changes from original specifications; develops quality assurance test plans and directs quality assurance testing to ensure all systems components are working properly and all data is being effectively transmitted via system interfaces before go-live dates; conducts periodic project status meetings, prepares status reports and keeps management, clients and other informed of project progress and problems, particularly as to needed changes in schedule, resources, or products; develops project budgets, including planning and projecting costs for UCHC personnel, system vendors’ travel and expenses, and cost for other outside consultants or vendors whose services are required; manages third party vendors to ensure all contractual obligations are met and all vendor project deliverables are achieved in accordance with agreed-upon timeframes; monitors results against budget and takes corrective actions necessary to ensure budget is not exceeded establishes training plans and ensures staff receive appropriate, comprehensive training on system functionalities; recommends and directs implementation of changes in workflow, procedures and job functions to maximize effectiveness and efficiency and transform operations in conjunction with system implementations; ensures minimal disruption of current systems by good coordination and effective project output integration with existing systems; consults with project personnel and provides required technical direction and resolve problems; assist in the evaluation of and monitoring of staff skills and staffing levels; assists management in selecting/hiring process for new staff; assist in the development of policies and procedures relating to project; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials; 



Extensive knowledge of hardware/software technologies used within applicable area, programming languages, database technologies, screen design and navigation, system interfaces, portal technology and system development tools, network and communication protocols; strong project management skills; skilled in Microsoft project; extensive knowledge of project management principles and practices; excellent leadership and management ability to manage and motivate a diverse group within a matrix reporting relationship through lengthy, complex development effort; considerable interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively (oral and written); planning and control skills; negotiation skills and experience; considerable analytical and interpretive skills to evaluate complex business and technical issues and identify innovative solutions; excellent problem solving skills; vendor management experience; excellent customer service skills; supervisory ability; broadly focused and able to manage multiple efforts concurrently. 


General Experience: 

Eight (8) years experience directing large scale systems projects through all phases of the project life cycle with at least three (3) years experience in the areas as specified (e.g., 3 years working as a developer with rational unified model methodology and/or experience with framework). 


Bachelor’s degree in computer science or closely related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the general experience. 

Special Experience: 

Position may require incumbent to have 2 – 3 years in a specific environment, such as research, clinical, education or financial; or proven experience with automated testing software, proven experience in managing Microsoft environments, experience managing data conversion projects, etc. 

To Apply: Search # 2024-1077

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

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