Cerner Revenue Cycle Project Director

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RSM’s Healthcare Advisory Services Consulting practice is searching for a Cerner Project Director to join our team.  We are an integrated healthcare consulting team that provides regulatory, strategy, and operations focused services to healthcare organizations throughout the country. 

As a leader in the National Healthcare Consulting practice, you will join professionals with a broad knowledge of the healthcare industry including: financial analysis and revenue performance management, regulatory reporting and compliance, and healthcare IT.  You will be part of a collaborative consulting team to deliver exceptional client service to meet our client's objectives. 

The Cerner Project Director will also understand the consulting cycle process within the healthcare industry.  More specifically, qualified candidates must have experience with full lifecycle Cerner Revenue Cycle implementation and optimization projects, including hands-on involvement in the design, build and configuration process.  


  • Leverage expertise in the implementation process as it relates to revenue cycle operations
  • Lead multiple Cerner solutions implementation and/or optimization engagements in order to accommodate healthcare business and management processes, regulatory requirements and other business needs
  • Provide leadership in scoping and planning multiple projects
  • Provide oversight to implementation team to validate proposed future state fits with overall project objectives, all in conjunction with the functional, clinical and operational teams
  • Analyze and communicate financial and operational data to clients for decision-making and strategic planning
  • Create, manage and execute project work plans to provide high-quality client service delivery
  • Manage and guide consultants on projects to prioritize work tasks, ensure project milestones and deadlines are met, ensure work products meet quality standards and ensure industry best practices for implementation/PM are being leveraged
  • Participate in developing new business – developing relationships, qualifying leads and scoping opportunities
  • Manage relationships with existing clients to promote quality service delivery and identify additional value added services
  • Demonstrate thought leadership through whitepapers, webinars and other speaking engagements 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Health Information Management, Informatics or other related field
  • 10+ years of prior experience in a director or senior-level leadership EHR implementation consulting role; OR a combination of industry experience with hospitals and/or physician groups and 5 years of EHR implementation consulting leadership experience
  • Previous experience working for a large- or medium-sized consulting firm
  • Prior experience with hands-on design, build and configuration process implementing one or more of the following Cerner Revenue Cycle applications: Patient Accounting, HIM, Charge Services, Cerner Practice Manager)
  • Expertise in Patient Financial Services / Patient Accounting portion of the Revenue Cycle preferred
  • Proven experience in leading client service teams and client relationships
  • Leadership involvement with HIMSS or other healthcare associations
  • Drive growth for the healthcare consulting practice, including collaboration with other team members to cross-sell services
  • Ability and willingness to travel nationwide 80%

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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Job ID req4115
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: FAS IFA Health Care Adv Srvcs
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4115
Location: One South Wacker Dr Ste 800, , Chicago, IL US
Region: Great Lakes Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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