Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

Columbia, South Carolina

DATE POSTED

May 5, 2020

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J589

CL - IT Healthcare Consultant - Quality Assurance - Consultant

About The Opportunity

    SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
  • The Eligibility and Enrollment Member Management Project is one of the largest IT projects for the State of South Carolina. It is a multi-year effort to replace the State’s aging Medicaid Eligibility Determination System and other member management applications with a modern, service oriented architecture based system. This project will be very complex and will demand exceptionally high quality team members.

Job Description

    DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The Quality Manager is responsible for a PMI-oriented approach and methodology to ensuring DDI (Design, Development, and Implementation) process conformance, as well as assisting in monitoring and controlling the quality of project deliverables. The majority of the system development work will be performed by IBM.
  • Duties include:
  • Understanding of solution requirements, monitoring development execution, and performing validation of deliverables against original requirements as expressed in a requirements traceability matrix.
  • Assist the Project Management Organization in the design and implementation of templates relating to quality management processes to be used as organizational process assets throughout SC DHHS projects.
  • Coordinating with the project’s Independent Validation and Verification entity regarding Quality Audits, requirements validation, and total quality management (Kaizen process development).
  • Assist project director and project manager in the development of technical metrics for compliance with industry best practices and standards as defined by CMS and the ‘MITA-Mature’ Medicaid Information Systems suite of standards.
  • Documenting and analyzing agency business processes and recommending improvements.
  • Documenting and analyzing data requirements and relationships.
  • Participating in the requirements management processes, including change control, version control, tracking and status reporting, and traceability.
  • Providing requirements interpretation and guidance to test teams.
  • Proactively identifying risks, issues, and action items leading to possible solutions; risk resolution techniques highly desired, including mitigation, transference, avoidance, and where required, acceptance.
  • Interacting with internal and external organizations (i.e. vendors, State and Federal government agencies, State providers and beneficiaries, and other stakeholders).
  • Participating in standup of business operations supporting the Eligibility and Enrollment Member Management Project.
  • Consolidating defect tracking and resolution efforts of the User Acceptance Team lead and respective staff, developing testing activity protocols, and developing techniques and standards for use in defect tracking and resolution.
  • Cultivating a specialized team of field-based eligibility and enrollment staff assigned to testing activities, and packaging their results for resolution by software development teams in the software development lifecycle.
  • Planning for, conducting, and reporting on testing and other quality assurance activities.
  • Support activities to gain approval for certification for the system from state and federal partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Subject matter areas include member related eligibility determination, enrollment and disenrollment, eligibility inquiry, capitation premium payment, health insurance premium payment, Medicare premium payment, premium invoice, program policy, and state plan. Familiarity with the Affordable Care Act and impacts on Medicaid eligibility and member related processes is also beneficial.
  • REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
  • Quality management experience on major IT healthcare systems development.
  • At least three years’ experience in healthcare insurance IT software/systems implementations performing duties described in the “Daily Duties/Responsibilities” section above.
  • Ability to properly document quality audit and monitoring and controlling activities.
  • Ability to interpret business process and business data models.
  • Experience in creating solution metrics within an IT healthcare solution environment.
  • Experience using modern commercial rules engines and their respective orchestration layers.
  • Superb written and oral communication skills, including the ability to give presentations to executive management.
  • Impeccable integrity. This project will have very high visibility and will impact significant expenditures of public funds. Candidates must be confident with their abilities to make correct decisions and the courage to speak out when necessary.
  • Willingness and ability to effectively engage with people and organizations on a continuous basis.
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience (3 years); Master’s Degree preferred.

Required Skills

  • Miscellaneous Interpret business process and business data models Yes 1
  • MMIS - Medicaid Management Informaiton System Healthcare Insurance IT software/systems implementations Yes 1
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Knowledge of QA and process metrics to measure and improve the quality of the processes and final product Yes 1
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Quality Management Yes 1

Duration

12 + Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Sushil Singh

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 107
Email: sushil.singh@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Sushil Singh. Helping consultants with getting their desired job is what makes me feel alive. I build a unique relationship with each of my consultants and work on their profile as per their needs. I believe that my consultants are my assets and this motivates me to serve them in an even better manner. Hence, I work towards the success of every consultant I work with.