Harris Computer Systems

Project Manager

8 months ago
Job ID
Harris Clinical Solutions
Professional Services

Position Overview



The Project Manager will provide overall planning, coordinating, and management for a managed service electronic health record contract located in the United Kingdom. Qualified candidates will have healthcare experience in a clinical environment supporting an electronic health record (EHR system), preferably with QCPR experience.  The position is located in Preston.

Primary Functions

The Healthcare Software Implementation Project Manager coordinates and monitors billable projects from initiation through delivery: 

  • Ensures that billable projects remain on schedule and within budget. 
  • Ensures projects are completed according to corporate plan. 
  • Remains aware of any potential problems and works to mitigate any risks. 
  • Monitors project deliverables and progress through continuous communication with project members. 
  • Prepares reports on project progress and problems.
  • Estimates time frames, quality and quantity of resources required to successfully implement project; develop project plan incorporating all project variables.
  • Conducts periodic status checks with customers and team to assess progress against plan. 
  • Performs re-forecasts of project variables as necessary throughout the project.
  • Insures that appropriate company resources are assigned to complete project tasks according to plan.
  • Establishes criteria concerning deliverability, performance, maintenance, design and costs.
  • Analyzes customers' business requirements and technology objectives; develops a project design to meet customers' business needs.
  • Promotes and maintains a high quality, professional, service-oriented company image among users.
  • Serves as liaison between the company and client in order to ensure that all targets and requirements are met.
  • Provide executive status reports to the customers.
  • Provide issue managements support during the implementation.


  • Bachelor degree in healthcare informatics, hospital administration, business or equivalent experience.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Five - seven years’ experience in a Health Care related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as Healthcare IT Project Manager.
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Ability to Manage customer expectations and escalations.
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects with rapidly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, analytical and possess strong problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise solid judgment and discretion in handling and disseminating information.
  • Requires flexibility with work hours to meet the needs of customer.
  • Solid experience with MS Project
  • Ability to use a laptop PC, various MS software applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other various software applications as required.

Company Overview

QuadraMed® is a leading provider of award-winning healthcare software and services that improve the safety, quality, and efficiency of patient care. Founded in 1993, QuadraMed provides proven, flexible solutions that help make our clients successful by streamlining processes, increasing productivity, and driving positive clinical outcomes. Behind the company's products and services is a staff of professionals who support clients at more than 1,200 healthcare provider facilities.

QuadraMed is a division of Harris Computer Systems (www.harriscomputer.com).

Harris is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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