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Program Manager

at Allscripts

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Reference #: 21109

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  • Job LocationsUS-OH-Toledo | US-NC-Raleigh | US-GA-Alpharetta | US-PA-Malvern | US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(9/24/2019 2:46 PM)
    Client Service/Support
  • Overview

    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

    The primary purpose of this role is to drive the execution of strategic programs for the business, which typically requires coordination of a cross-functional team and resource assignments, to ensure program completion on time to budget and meeting customer needs.


    • Support Solutions Management or other Allscripts Management by providing program management control on key initiatives, usually pertaining to developing and delivering solutions to market or to internal process improvement
    • Partner with Solution Management or Segment leader to define overall work breakdown structure, detailed tasks, and assess impacts on other projects. Facilitate cross-functional Program Team to define, estimate & schedule resources & program work to achieve program scope
    • Ensure adherence to common processes, such as the Product LifeCycle Management (PLM) process, and the Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC)
    • Provide a platform for communication and relationship management -- engage stakeholders for buy-in, relieve bottlenecks & complexity
    • Provide performance monitoring, information and reporting; help diagnose root cause of problems
    • Identify and escalate critical issues in timely manner
    • Alert stakeholders to potential scheduling risks, anticipated slippage, and take pre-emptive action to mitigate
    • Ensure teams are taking corrective action as necessary to deliver complete scope, desired quality and timeliness of strategic programs
    • Keep team apprised via project plans, meetings and discussion minutes of project tasks identified, tasks to be completed, and work not completed
    • Create and manage a virtual team; communicating with all team members to ensure they understand their responsibilities and deliverables
    • Identify resource needs and competencies
    • Set and communicate team/individual responsibilities
    • Raise concerns timely to leadership regarding mismatch on required project team member’s competencies
    • Allocate work load to fully utilize every program team member’s talent
    • Create team spirit


    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

    • PMP Certification required
    • Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree or relevant business / information technology experience
    • In-depth knowledge of project & program management methodologies, tools & techniques
    • Solid leadership, organizational and communication skills
    • Solid ability to collaborate with individual contributors and business leaders to define business process issues, analyze operational efficiencies, implement creative solutions, and measure delivery results
    • Strong conviction in the role of program management and willingness to take on challenges
    • Strong and demonstrable project management skills, including influencing, communications and tracking skills, and planning and organization
    • Lean Six Sigma or other special certifications helpful
    • Solid understanding of corporate environment and business metrics, with ability to propose solutions for their achievement


    • Minimum 5 years relevant project management experience
    • 10+ years relevant business experience
    • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple concurrent projects, and ability to define work breakdown on complex projects

    Travel Requirements:

    • Ability to travel as warranted by project work; frequency will vary depending on project requirements, up to 100%

    Working Arrangements:

    • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards
    • Substantial time is spent working on a computer, having meetings and on conference calls

    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

    Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

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