Medecision

Program Director, Payer & Government Products

US-Remote | US-TX-Dallas | US-Remote
Job ID
2017-1411

Overview

Medecision is transforming healthcare one cool app at a time!

 

Are you the kind of person that is motivated by the challenge of a dynamic, changing market? Can you utilize and exploit progressive systems and processes to satisfy urgent business needs? Are you a good partner with your teammates; driven to execute team and individual commitments that align with business vision? Does the idea of a high visibility and high impact role in a medium sized, growing company excite you? Are you interested in being part of a team that strives to achieve high business impact, execution excellence and has a lot of fun while we are doing it? Are you ready? We are! Join us in our journey towards liberating today’s fragmented healthcare systems to Connect Care Everywhere.

 

Medecision is looking for a Program Director, Payer and Government Products a passionate power contributor who blends solid project leadership skills with proven healthcare IT product experience. Your Program Management expertise will be critical in managing the product throughout the software development lifecycle, gathering and prioritizing product requirements, defining the product’s technical vision, and working closely with engineering teams, to create winning products. You will work closely with Product Managers to ensure successful delivery through our SDLC and Product Development Life Cycle. This includes building business plans from inception to delivery, performing analysis around financial costs, highlighting project risks, partnering on strategic investment decisions, and defining the go-to-market strategy. Your ability to interface with engineering and ensure Agile performance and proper release management will be critical. You will serve as an internal and external evangelist for your product offering.

 

THIS JOB MIGHT BE FOR YOU, IF…

 

As Program Director, Payer and Government Products, you have deep knowledge and expertise in delivering successful product development plans related to Commercial Plans; Medicare and Medicaid; MSSP; Duals; and CMS incentive plans. You will bring expertise in the areas of Health plan, Government MCO, and Provider segments to encompass provider network management, utilization, referrals, authorizations, and alternative payment models such as bundles, ACOs, DSRIP, MACRA. You will be responsible for driving the project delivery of a SaaS-based product portfolio, which also includes integrating data, analytics, workflows, and consulting services into compelling offerings. You must enjoy spending time solving problems using the latest technical approaches and have a strong understanding of functional usability, technical design and software development to find innovative solutions that translates to a world-class commercial software product.

 

Reports to:  VP Care Management Workflow Applications

Location(s): Remote, Dallas, TX, Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities

YOU’RE GOOD AT:

 

  • Manage the entire product line life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Define the technical product strategy and roadmap.
  • Define technical solutions for product requirements.
  • Ensuring successful team member adoption of Aerial SDLC for the lifecycle of the product 
  • Developing a comprehensive education/training plan that empowers super users to serve as the primary points of contact for Aerial SDLC and ongoing adoption
  • Develop prototypes and other models as required.
  • Create pseudo-code, mind-maps and other technical artifacts as may be needed by the engineering teams to assure success.
  • Specifying technical architectures that are in-line with the vision and direction of Solution Architects.
  • Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering) through explanation of technical and market requirements.
  • Developing the overall technical plan for a product.
  • Working closely with external clients on projects and products
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.
  • Deliver prioritized features and corresponding justification.
  • Be an expert with respect to company’s technical architecture and development approaches.
  • Develop the core technical positioning and messaging for the product.
  • Identify critical success factors for the product
  • Develop technical sales tools and collateral.
  • Support the development of services and support methodologies.
  • Propose an overall budget to ensure success
  • Brief engineering teams and identify key risks as well as their mitigation.
  • Brief press and analysts and go on press tours.
  • Act as a leader within the company

Qualifications

YOU HAVE:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Computer Science or Business; Masters Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 12+ years experience in a project management or program management capacity in a SaaS-based product development environment is required
  • 10+ years experience in the Healthcare Information Technology sector
  • 5+ years of experience in Payer or Government solutions
  • 10+ years experience in Product Development Life Cycle methodology with Agile SDLC is required
  • 5+ years experience building business plans is required
  • Demonstrated success designing and launching excellent products
  • Technical background, with experience in SaaS and HIT system design
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time, depending on location

 


 

 

OUR CULTURE DRIVES US

It’s not all about what we do. It’s as much about how we do it. Medecision team members show up. We consistently exemplify our 6 core values of success:

  • Execution. Service – We deliver “standing ovation” service. Speed – We are Agile. Ownership— We all take ownership and responsibility for how we deliver our promises, how we spend money, who we hire, what we build and how we help one another grow.
  • Passion. We show an infectious emotional commitment to our work because what we do is important to our customers, one another and ourselves.
  • Partnership. We are all in this together, without boundaries. Our internal/external network contains the solutions we need: we’ll continuously seek them out, use them and improve them.
  • Leadership. We are Medecision’s brand. We are experts in care management, care coordination and healthcare information and technology. We lead our clients to excellent results by providing our expertise on best practices, industry trends, solutions development and innovations. We are moving in sync with an evolving industry. There is no problem we cannot solve.
  • Innovation. We are in a constant state of discovery, inventiveness, thinking outside the box, and leading others internally and externally to do the same.
  • Candor. Medecision communicates in a sincere, direct and famil­iar way. We address conflict directly and escalate issues internally and externally to address conflict with speed and partnership.

Join us in our quest to liberate healthcare!

 

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment. Medecision is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

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