MiHIN Project Analyst in East Lansing (remote temporarily), Michigan
The Project Analyst will work closely with members of the project management office and other MiHIN staff, overseeing the details and handling the technical and planning issues that may arise on different technical and healthcare-related projects overseen by the department.
The Project Analyst will receive assignments from the Program Manager of PMO. The Project Analyst will work with the project team, making sure to meet the demands set forward in the calendar and within budget. This will include tracking the budget and forecasting the financial needs of the work to be done. The Project Analyst will also be responsible for evaluation and monitoring; including creating charts, tables, and diagrams to represent project work from collected data.
Duties and responsibilities
To support project delivery processes at MiHIN, the Project Analyst will help attain resources, coordinate internal MiHIN team members and third-party contractors and/or consultants, as well as supervise any student interns. Project work may also include the identification, assessment, and communication of project risks and regular communication with the executive management team about the project?s status.
Routinely communicate project status, resource utilization, and high-level project schedule to executive management and related project team members
Facilitate documentation of requirements from internal and external stakeholders to ensure commitment and understanding of scope by all participants
Day-to-day management of certain projects including initiating, coordinating, scheduling, preparing agendas, tracking follow-up actions, and documenting meeting activities
Present data collected in a project in unique and easy-to-read charts, tables, or diagrams
Ensure that necessary parties (staff, vendors and stakeholders) are included to accomplish the meeting agendas, goals and the project?s milestones or deliverables
Work with participating organizations as appropriate to serve as the primary day-to-day contact to facilitate communication and coordinate project activities
Assist in the development of use case documents with appropriate MiHIN directors, team members or operations advisory committee/working group
Effectively communicate and respond via email, telephone and formal writing
Document project status in online tools such as Basecamp or EGrAMS as appropriate
Attend/participate in weekly project management calls, stakeholder roll calls, staff roll calls and related project meetings as directed
Ensure that Information MiHIN produces, maintains, stores, or transmits remains secure through adherence to MiHIN's Security Policies and Procedures
Required qualifications include:
Associates degree or one to two years of relevant work experience.
1 to 5 years of experience in a field related to healthcare management, evaluation, research, healthcare technology and/or project management.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal English) and organizational skills with high attention to detail and task completion orientation
Ability to work independently or under supervision, and to multitask when several work products are required
Knowledge of MS Office Products including, but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Prior background or exposure to data analysis, health information technology, health information exchange, and federal HIT programs will be extremely helpful
Preferred qualifications include:
CAPM, Lean or Agile certifications
Previous exposure to high tech, public sector, and/or healthcare industries
Prior experience with large scale information technology projects