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Public Consulting Group Medicaid Project Manager - Healthcare in Des Moines, Iowa


About Public Consulting Group


Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sectorsolutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.PCG’s Health practice offers in-depth programmatic knowledge and regulatory expertise to help state and municipal health agencies respond to regulatory change, improve access to health care, maximize program revenue, improve business processes, and achieve regulatory compliance. Using industry best practices, PCG’s Health team helps organizations deliver quality services with constrained resources to promote improved client outcomes. To learn more, visit


Career Information 


Our commitment to our clients flows from our commitment to our staff. We focus our business endeavors on the public sector because we value the missions and constituents that government agencies serve. Core to our business is the fundamental tenet that a diverse workforce instills a deeper appreciation of our clients’ challenges. At PCG, diversity is valued and inclusion is an expectation. We want our teams to reflect the communities we serve and are committed to hiring, retaining, and promoting a diverse staff. This ensures a variety of viewpoints are included in our project work, enhancing not only the culture in our offices around the world, but also improving the level of service we provide to our clients.



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The position is remote, with occasional client site visits to Nashville, Tennessee



Specific Responsibilities


  • Provides direct project management and assistance across multiple projects and clients
  • Provide daily client and project support either onsite or via phone/email
  • Schedules, prepares for, attends, and actively participates or leads business design sessions, project status meetings, and any other project related meetings
  • Records, prepares, and distributes meeting minutes and action items
  • Assists and/or leads in the Development and management of project plans to achieve objectives
  • Manage the creation of business analysis documents, test strategies, workflow diagrams and quality assurance recommendations to meet business needs for assigned project
  • Provides customer support by leading client demos and presentations
  • Produces deliverables including meeting agendas, data analysis, status reports and other work products
  • Identifies, documents, resolves and/or escalates issues to management clearly and timely
  • Review project and related operational processes and provide input for improvements
  • Identifies, tracks, and manages project risks including risk mitigation strategies
  • Interact daily with state clients and internal customers regarding system status and day-to-day processing
  • Manage system integration and user acceptance testing including test results in comparison to expected results
  • Provides assistance in the implementation of the State of Tennessee Medicaid Agency (TennCare) projects to include but not limited to: Therap, PERLSS, Data Eco System, Provider Support Management and varies MMIS initiatives






  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Experience with Medicaid Enterprise Systems, including Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS)
  • Vendor management and relationship building
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people 



Required Skills 


  • 1 - 2 plus years of relevant work experience in the fields of health care, government, or the consulting field
  • Experience performing within an IT Project Lifecycle (i.e., Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile/Scrum) for large scale information technology initiatives
  • Excellent organizational, oral presentation and written communication skills
  • Ability to facilitate productive meetings with clients and the project team
  • Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions
  • Ability to manage the evaluation and improvement of current processes.
  • 2+ years of prior project management experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks or clients simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office products, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail



Preferred Experience 


  • Experience with TennCare Medicaid Enterprise programs and policies
  • PMI Project Management Professional certification




EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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Job LocationsUS | US-TN-Nashville | US-TN
Posted Date2 weeks ago(5/5/2022 5:19 PM)
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Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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