Job Title: Implementation Manager - Geisinger Health Plan
Location: Danville, PA
Work Type: Full Time
Manages the interdepartmental process of planning, facilitating and on-boarding of key Health Plan initiatives according to stringent deadlines and defined budget parameters. Critical to this role is the ability to engage and influence senior executives, both internal and external. This position will acquire and leverage necessary resources, then coordinate the corresponding efforts of team members across departments to deliver results according to plan. Also, will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of strategic partnerships inside and outside the state of Pennsylvania, as well as new Health Plan products and benefit revisions for existing Health Plan product lines.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
*Must possess position-level appropriate verbal and written communication skills, facilitation and presentation skills, and the ability to bring a project team to consensus on issues.
*Ability to collaborate with others and lead groups of people in unison toward a common goal is imperative.
*Ability to achieve results independent of direct oversight is essential.
*Ability to adapt by shifting priorities, demands and timelines as needed through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
*Demonstrates project management skills and leadership experience. Ability to interpret communication styles of team members and adapt to broad spectrums of disciplines.
The specific statements shown above are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required. 5 years of experience in health care, managed care, health insurance, health related organization or project management/implementation required.
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is required within 18 months of hire.
Experience using project management software is preferred.
Experience in health care or health payer systems is preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER HEALTH PLAN (GHP) is the health insurance component of Geisinger and serves over 460,000 members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Begun in 1985, GHP provides high quality, affordable health-care benefits for businesses of all sizes, individuals and families, and Medicare beneficiaries.
About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.