Healthcare BA/PM with MS Project, Agile, Medicaid Long-term Care program and TX HHSC experience

Job ID: TX-52909050 (910590715)

Healthcare BA/PM with MS Project, Agile, Medicaid Long-term Care program and TX HHSC experience

Location: Austin TX (HHSC)
Duration: 1-13 months

Minimum Requirements:
Years Required/Preferred Experience
8 Required Experience identifying project risks and issues; and developing/implementing mitigation strategies.
8 Required Experience reporting project status to management including risks, issues, and key decisions
8 Required Experience translating business needs into technical objectives and identifying solutions to satisfy the business need.
8 Required Experience in effective general written/oral communication, including documenting requirements, deliverables, test scenarios and project status.
8 Required Experience utilizing business analysis skills and interacting with business end users and technical staff.
8 Required Experience performing review and approval processes of complex technical user and system requirements written by vendors.
5 Required Experience with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, etc.).
5 Required Experience coordinating changes to user and system requirements.
5 Required Experience coordinating and developing test strategies
5 Required Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project management software.
3 Required Experience utilizing the Agile methodology or other form of adaptive software development methodology.
3 Required Experience working in a team environment.
3 Preferred Knowledge of Texas Health and Human Services programs.
2 Preferred Experience with Medicaid Long-term Care programs.
2 Preferred Experience with Texas Health and Human Services programs.

The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Claims Management Division (CMD) is responsible for overseeing the 1915(c) Waivers Migration to the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long Term Care On-line Portal projects affecting Medicaid recipient service authorizations, functional assessments and approvals. This project touches multiple long-term care processing applications including; Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long Term Care Online Portal , ID CARE, LTC Provider System and the Service Authorization System Online (SASO). These systems collectively are part of the Texas Medicaid Management Information System (TMMIS).
This Worker will act as a Business Analyst and their role on the project will be as a Product Owner for Community First Choice (CFC) IDD Assessment. Worker will have considerable latitude to use their experience and judgment to ensure successful completion of their assigned tasks. The Worker will be able to multi-task, analyze priorities, communicate clearly, and set expectations for the phases of the project. The Worker will be responsible for communicating with multiple internal/external stakeholders including executives, contractors, technical staff, program staff, and TMHP staff.

The services to be provided include, but are not limited to, the following:
A. Analyzes program policies, procedures, and initiatives to determine the impact on business systems and functional areas.
B. Analyzes and reviews complex project deliverables such as project charters, business user requirements, design documentation, test plans, and risk assessment plans to ensure business requirements are met.
C. Acts as a Product Owner and liaison between State Staff and Vendors to translate operational and business requirements to vendors.
D. Reports project statuses to management based on established timelines.
E. Analyzes and writes User Stories with Acceptance Criteria based on business needs and according to the Agile methodology.
F. Develops business user test scenarios and participates in systems and user acceptance testing.
G. Identifies potential project risks and issues and develops mitigation strategies.
H. Manages schedule for deliverables as established.
I. Other duties as assigned.


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