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BioScrip
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Strategic Project Manager

BioScrip, Inc. is one of the nation's leading specialty home infusion companies! Our focus is clinical excellence and improving the quality of our patients' lives. With over 2,500 employees able to service 46 states, BioScrip has externally-qualified Centers of Excellence built around specific clinical conditions and therapies, as well as Ambulatory Infusion Centers around the country. Ours is a fast-paced dynamic work environment with room for new ideas and opportunities for career advancement. We offer a wide array of welfare benefits as well as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Referral Program, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

Due to our exceptional growth and success, we are seeking a Strategic Project Manager to join our team.

SUMMARY

This position manages special projects through Executive leadership of the organization focused on process improvements and creating standard repeatable models using Lean Six Sigma methodologies that will encompass all areas of operations, including key initiatives for reimbursement processes, intake, delivery, nursing and pharmacy operations. This position is also responsible for collaborating and communicating with management teams and stakeholders throughout the organization regarding new initiatives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Following directives from the CEO and Executive Team, lead multiple small to large, complex strategic initiatives simultaneously to achieve key business and financial objectives.
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma strategies to develop world class process management and create and implement standard repeatable process models across all aspects of the organization.
  • Functions as a lead in defining the vision, business requirements, design, development, testing and implementation of strategic initiatives supporting broad integrated service delivery capabilities across sites of service.
  • Has ability to build and manage relationships across the organization (e.g., sales, operations, patient services, clinical services, IT).
  • Identifies, leads and directs cross-functional and cross-segment teams to successfully plan for and implement strategic initiatives end-to-end and in alignment with the defined scope, timeline, cost and quality objectives.
  • Develops and secures signoff as needed for project and program deliverables for strategic initiatives that drive an organized approach and optimal outcomes including: scope definition, project plans, status reports, executive scorecards, business requirements, business flows, communication plan, data and outcomes reporting, issue management, risk mitigation plans, test plans, training and education plans, deployment plans and other applicable artifacts to support end-to-end project and program needs.
  • Manages project and program prioritization, scope, quality, time, resources, risks, forecasts, budget and communications.
  • Facilitates cross functional meetings to ensure a clear understanding of the overall work efforts, address barriers, secure timely and fully vetted decisions and identify escalation needs to ensure project remains on schedule and is delivered on time, within budget and with quality.
  • Acts as the primary change agent as related to strategic project and program implementation deliverables for both new and sustaining development efforts as appropriate and ensures conformance to process and best practices.
  • Influences all levels throughout the organization to adopt new ideas, products, and /or approaches.
  • Anticipates issues and respond proactively to address potential issues.
  • Predicts emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them.
  • Has solid knowledge of and guarantees compliance with: state and federal regulations, accrediting body standards, BioScrip policies and procedures, and standards of performance.
  • Serves as an active analytical partner to senior management through analysis and other projects that will improve understanding of the business and lead to better decisions.
  • Provides internal reporting assistance focused on operational and financial measures.
  • Each employee is responsible for adhering to those performance programs, policies, procedures, guidelines and internal control standards established to guide the operation of the Company. Each employee must be made aware of and understand proper internal control procedures associated with their specific job function as communicated by his/her manager. Each employee is responsible for reporting concerns that he or she may have with respect to deficiencies in internal control.
  • Managers and supervisors are responsible for ensuring that internal controls are established and functioning to achieve the mission and objectives of their unit. Each employee within an area under the manager or supervisor's direction must be made aware of and understand proper internal control procedures associated with their specific job function.
  • Managers and supervisors must acknowledge that utilization of internal controls is an inherent part of a manager's responsibility, not a new or additional function, and assure that internal controls are supportive of and consistent with the operating mandate and philosophy of the Company.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned



  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach outward, and handle/finger.
    • The employee is occasionally required to reach above shoulder, climb, crawl, squat, kneel, and bend.
    • Employee must be able to manipulate keyboard or otherwise access computer, telephone, and hand-held devices.
    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
    • May occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts.
    • The employee is exposed to outside weather conditions when traveling.
    EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

    Education & Training:
    • B.S./B.A. required; concentration in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting or Economics required
    • Master's degree preferred
    • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification

    Experience:
    • Minimum of three (5) years' Project Management experience in healthcare Operations, Accounting & Finance utilizing Lean Six Sigma Methodologies.
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and project management software systems

    Computer Skills:
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and keyboarding skills required.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Working knowledge of QlikView applications
    • Working knowledge of CPR+ application and related reports
    • Experience creating process flows and identifying opportunities to improve process performance
    • Knowledge of computerized information systems.
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively within branch departments.
    • Scheduling flexibility and ability to work evenings and weekends as required
    • Overnight travel by car and plane
    Language Skills

    Ability to read, analyze and interpret business information, professional journals, clinical information, technical procedures, or government regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as productivity, ROI, FCF, DCF, NPV, pharmaceutical calculations, taxes, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and volume. Ability to read and interpret profit and loss statements. Ability to prepare budgets and revenue projections.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of abstract variables.

    BioScrip is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to age, color, race, ancestry, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, legally protected medical condition, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Background checks and drug screens are part of our hiring process. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.



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