Cerner IT Project Manager

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RSM’s Healthcare Advisory Services Consulting practice is searching for a Cerner IT Project Manager 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 IT Project Manager will also understand the consulting cycle process within the healthcare industry.  More specifically, qualified candidates must have experience with full lifecycle Cerner implementation and optimization projects, including hands-on involvement in the design, build and configuration process. 


  • Optimize Cerner solutions to accommodate healthcare business and management processes, regulatory requirements and other business needs
  • Assess current state workflow and work with implementation team to validate proposed future state fits with overall project objectives, all in conjunction with the functional, clinical and operational teams
  • Identify, assess and solve complex business integration challenges where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Work interactively with clients and client team members to design, build, configure, test and validate the Cerner application environment
  • Train client personnel on new processes/systems
  • Maintain and develop a high degree of expertise in the implementation process as it relates to revenue cycle operations revenue cycle operations
  • Create, manage and execute project work plans to provide high-quality client service delivery
  • Prepare and maintain internal and external project status reports
  • Manage and direct support staff on projects to prioritize work tasks, ensure project milestones and deadlines are met, and ensure work products meet quality standards
  • Assist Directors in scoping and planning multiple projects
  • Mentor junior team members in industry best practices for implementation and project management
  • Develop and manage relationships with new and existing clients 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Health Information Management, Informatics or other related field
  • 5+ years of EHR implementation experience with Hospitals and large Physician groups, ideally in a consulting capacity
  • Prior experience with hands-on design, build and configuration process implementing one or more of the following Cerner 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 managing client service teams and client relationships
  • 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 req1798_Los Angeles
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: FAS IFA Health Care Adv Srvcs
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req1798_Los Angeles
Location: 515 South Flower Street, , Los Angeles, CA US
Region: West Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: None
Travel: Yes
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