County of Contra CostaMartinez 94553
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Health Services Information Technology Project Manager

County of Contra Costa
Full Time, Permanent Contra Costa Health Services, 50 Douglas Dr #310, Martinez, CA 94553, United States


Bargaining Unit: Local 21 – Non-Supervisory Management

Why Join Contra Costa County?
Contra Costa County was incorporated in 1850 as one of the original 27 counties of the State of California. It is one of nine counties in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area and covers approximately 733 square miles extending from the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay easterly about 50 miles to San Joaquin County. The County has one of the State’s most heterogeneous populations, rich in ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity. With a current population more than 1.1 million, Contra Costa County is the ninth most populous county in California. Selected candidates should expect to work out of CCHS facilities in Martinez or Concord.

Contra Costa Health includes a Health Plan, Public Health, Hazardous Materials, Environmental Health, Housing Homeless and Health, a Regional Medical Center, Behavioral Health, Emergency Management Services, and a full complement of ambulatory care sites including school-based services.
Contra Costa Health is offering three excellent employment opportunities for full-time Health Services Information Technology Project Manager positions assigned primarily to the Health Services Information Technology Unit in Martinez, CA.

We are looking for someone who:
  • Is a joyful collaborator who is articulate, both verbally and in writing, and communicates clearly and professionally with staff, providers, and vendor community and works well in a team
  • Is a passionate steward who shows initiative and follow-through
  • Is a responsible innovator who effectively analyzes and prioritizes situations as they arise during the day, responding to urgent requests in a timely manner in an atmosphere with competing demands
  • Acknowledges and respects cultural and linguistic differences of diverse populations
  • Demonstrates empathy in handling customer needs and builds a trusting rapport with customers
  • Excels at troubleshooting
What you will typically be responsible for: 
  • Planning the project from business requirements gathering to project closure
  • Creating project schedules and timelines, coordinating among divisions when needed
  • Executing each phase successfully before starting the next
  • Using resources that are assigned to projects responsibly
  • Communicating with leadership effectively and in a timely manner
  • Reporting on the project's progress, informing the client and stakeholders about progress
  • Creating all relevant project documentation and providing a platform for all to work on
A few reasons you might love this job:
  • Your work will impact the lives, health, and wellbeing of all residents (with a focus on the diverse, marginalized communities) and businesses in Contra Costa County
  • Professional development funds are available for each employee
  • Offices are in the central part of the County
  • The team you would work with is full of people passionate about their jobs, constantly innovating, and joyful collaborators
  • Offers a generous benefits package
A few challenges you might face in this job:
  • Staff must adapt to new and ever-changing technology.
  • You may have to work under pressure and need to deliver resolutions in tight timeframes.
  • Multiple divisions in projects may not have the same priorities. 
Competencies Required:
  • Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Delivering Results: Meeting organizational goals and customer expectations and making decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks
  • Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications
  • Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
  • Adaptability: Responding positively to change and modifying behavior as the situation requires
  • Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
  • Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information
  • Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue
  • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing
  • Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
  • Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and shared responsibility for outcomes
  • Teamwork: Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
  • Project Management: Ensuring that projects are on-time, on-budget, and achieve their objectives
To read the complete job description, please visit the website: .
The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months. 
Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, Health Care Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a closely related field.

Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a project manager or health systems analyst leading and managing projects, including (2) two years in a health care information systems environment, working with end users to extract, document and optimize data flow, implement systems, and support applications and databases.

Substitution for Education: One (1) additional year of qualifying experience noted above may be substituted for the required academic major.

Certification: Possession of a current PMP (Project Management Professional) certification issued by Project Management Institute.

Selection Process

1. Application Filing and Evaluation:  All applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire at the time of application. Applications will be evaluated to determine which candidates will move forward in the next phase of the recruitment process.
2. Online Interview Assessment: Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in an online, on-demand interview. The interview will measure candidates' competencies as they relate to the job and will be rated by subject matter experts. In the interview, candidates must achieve an average passing score of 70% or higher on each of the competencies, as well as an overall passing score of 70% or higher. These may include but are not limited to the competencies listed above. (Weighted 100%). 

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.For recruitment questions, please contact Health Services Personnel, Recruitment Team at . For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs’ applicant support team for assistance at +1-855-524-5627.

After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources Department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.


All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.