Scrum Master with Healthcare and Claims

New York, NY

Posted: 10/21/2021 Job Number: 15919152

Job Description

Our client, a Health Insurance firm located in downtown NYC is looking for a Scrum Master with a Healthcare Claims background experience to join their Claims team.

The Scrum Master manages small to large enterprise-level projects that have a department or enterprise-level importance, moderate to high risk and risk interdependencies, several interrelationships, and moderate to high costs associated with delivery. The Scrum Master supports projects of major complexity as part of a program team in support of higher-level project or program managers.

Job Description
  • Organizes and leads the project team through the entire project life cycle.
  • Works with business, Enterprise Delivery Services and technology teams to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.
  • Conducts project estimate sessions with project stakeholders to drive project estimates and challenges estimates where appropriate to ensure accurate effort estimates by functional areas.
  • Creates and maintains a detailed project plan for all aspects of the project based on delivery methodology and project impacts utilizing standard templates and partnering with the EDS Lead / Service Program team to secure tasks and dates
  • Manages project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget.
  • Creates and manages the artifacts required for governance approval for medium to large-scale projects.
  • Establishes and actively manages all project and key stakeholder expectations and relationships
  • Manages deliverables from all functional teams ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality based on project guidelines
  • Deploys project management principles and techniques to establish and maintain control of the project.
  • Tailors use of specific project management techniques to each assignment (e.G. Emphasizing risk management, or change management).
  • Reports status to the Service Program Team / RTE, and escalates changes, issues, risks for resolution as needed.
  • Collaborates with RTE, Service Program Team, and/or Procurement teams to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget.
  • Achieves project objectives in conformance with Healthfirst project management methodologies and standards.
  • Responsible for supporting all release management activities working in partnership with the RTE and Release Management
  • Practices Servant Leadership to ensure successful delivery across all the scrum/delivery teams
  • Experience as a Scrum Master
  • Healthcare experience, preferably Claims
  • Experience in managing or working on projects across multiple departments using an SDLC methodology and Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with multiple Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pair Programming, Automated Testing.
  • Experience with application and/or systems implementations or upgrades.
  • Experience leading teams focusing on professional growth and development and organizational goals.
  • Industry work experience in healthcare such as hospital, managed or long-term care, insurance, government or other healthcare agency.
  • Experience working with one or more Medicaid managed care plan products, such as Family Health Plus (FHP), Eastern Benefits System (EBS) and/or Federal Employee Program (FEP).
  • Knowledgeable of Department of Health (DOH) and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations.
  • Healthcare experience
  • CSM a plus
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment a plus

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