Summary: The Manager Health Plan Applications is responsible for day to day management of assigned Application and Technical analysts for the support and optimization of an assigned set of applications and resources, in order to maintain appropriate functionality and performance utilizing established CCHCS methodologies. These applications include but are not limited to claims processing, case management, care management, government reporting, decision support tools, process flow tools etc. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: communication with vendors and customers, participation in process improvement initiatives, development of short-term and long-term technology and application plans consistent with the goals of the Health Plan and IT resource management, including day-to-day assignments, workloads and schedules, prioritization of issues and tasks, and other administrative tasks such as performance reviews, interview/hiring processes, and budget preparation support.
Bachelor's degree with five years work experience in a IT management supervisor level position; or Bachelors degree with one to two years work experience in a management supervisor level plus five years experience in Information Technology; or Eight years experience in Information Technology
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in contract negotiations and vendor management a plus.
Healthcare application support experience strongly desired.
ITIL foundation certification is a plus.
Internal Number: 47322
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.