MD Anderson Cancer Center IT Project Manager - EHR Administration in Houston, Texas

IT Project Manager - EHR Administration

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Information Technology at

Information Services 710247

Requisition #: 118135

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The EHR Administration department is comprised of the project management office (PMO) and the IS Liaison teams. The PMO provides project management support across all clinical (EHR) and research departments. The IS Liaison team is a team of analysts who are embedded in the ambulatory clinics to provide ongoing education and support for clinical workflows.

Ideal candidates will have Healthcare IT project management experience

IT Project Management of complex IT projects that impact the entire enterprise

Project management oversight, leadership and expertise Establishes and manages project expectations of all project stakeholders including sponsor, steering team, customers, users, and project team.

Demonstrates strong leadership, facilitation, negotiation, mentoring, conflict resolution and resource management skills.

Develops and maintains optimal/effective relationships with project internal and external customers and vendors.

Communicates effectively with stakeholders and project team and escalates project issues to management in a timely manner.

Adheres to MDACC IS Governance procedures and Project Management Methodology. Completes and presents project documentation in a timely manner and as required for reporting to IT review groups and governance committees.

Provides weekly updates, attends all project meetings and communicates status of all tasks

Oversight for the development, enhancement and/or implementation of systems, applications, or databases

Ensures system functional requirements are defined using workflow analysis, regulatory and standards review, industry best practices and other relevant sources

Ensures customer review and approval of system requirements, system configuration, testing results validation, system readiness for go-live and final customer acceptance

Ensures that project team and end-user input is incorporated into all implementation activities.

Ensures the design, configuration and setup of all system inputs, outputs and interfaces meet the business needs of the customer

Documents decision-making processes undertaken with customers that lead to content decisions

Works with technical team members to document technical requirements, specifications and design for system hardware, software and architecture.

Coordinates development/delivery of training for end-users and customer groups

Coordinates development of production support model for the production system.

Resource Management

Adheres to established parameters for project resource management, including personnel, technical, schedule and financial.

Defines, prioritizes, coordinates and manages the work of the project team

Establishes and maintains current project schedules and keeps management informed of resource status as needed

Establishes and maintains a current project budget and keeps management informed of budget status as needed.

Manages all project expenses and related financial resources.



Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education

Master's degree

Required certification:


Preferred Certification:

Project Management Institute (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP).



Five years of IT experience to include three years in project management. May substitute additional years of equivalent experience for required degree on a one to one year basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis. With preferred degree three years of experience is required to include one year in project management.

Preferred Experience:

Five years of experience in healthcare software systems implementation and support, business/systems process analysis and design.

Previous experience building teams and leading teams in a matrix reporting environment.

Experience leading Healthcare IT projects to included applications, hardware and operating systems .

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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