Sr. Project Manager



Elmwood Park, NJ
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

ELLKAY, the “Healthcare Data Plumbers”

ELLKAY is a nationwide leader in health care data interoperability delivering innovative solutions that support the data migration needs of all members of the healthcare ecosystem. ELLKAY is playing a vital role in helping healthcare organizations access and share data among disparate systems.  We are recognized by our e-health industry partners, independent medical group practices, hospitals and health systems, laboratories, and payers as the “Healthcare Data Plumbers” that make data migration and interoperability possible.

Our 'Client-first' focus has made ELLKAY one of the most respected healthcare IT companies in the nation. We value our clients and believe that strong relationships are the foundation for a strong company, and we're dedicated to providing connectivity to the healthcare industry.

Company Culture: We deal with medical data and we take our work very seriously, but not ourselves. If you’re a smart, hard-working, dedicated individual who thrives in a laidback, friendly work environment, ELLKAY may be the place for you. We’re committed to attracting good people who are passionate about the work they do.

ELLKAY was founded over a decade ago on the values of innovation, efficiency, and service created in a collaborative work culture. As we have grown, we are proud to still possess the same energy and passion for what we do. We strive to provide exceptional customer experiences to our clients, which begins with first employing amazing people. ELLKAY is proud to maintain a high-quality, innovative, and diverse workforce.

Job Description

This is a full-time, technically oriented-professional exempt position. A senior project manager in this position will be responsible for leading team(s) to deliver project(s) that span across multiple software solutions in the ELLKAY product suite to support our growing Health Care Delivery customer base.  This includes management of issues, risks, and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

The Sr. Project Manager – ERP Migrations has the authority to run each project on a day-to-day basis and is responsible for establishing and cultivating a positive working relationship with each hospital customer from an Operations perspective.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the successful implementation of complex Health Care Delivery ERP data transfer projects that span across multiple migration and archive solutions in the ELLKAY product suite.
  • Provide leadership for the project team by coaching, mentoring and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Work with customers to develop a comprehensive ERP migration strategy including goals, extraction plans and validation of migrated data.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one or more initiatives simultaneously.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure overall success of the customer implementation.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chair the regular project status update meetings with the customer.
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs.
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals.
  • Manage project scope and changes.
  • Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables.
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to parties involved throughout each project.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all project communication, both oral and written
  • Set and manage appropriate expectations both internally and externally.


  • Experience leading multifaceted projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to exercise effective decision-making in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong background in ERP management and implementation including experience with HR, Payroll and other modules., ADP, Peoplesoft, Kronos. 
  • Experience working with different data types of formats (e.g., ANSI, HL7, XML, CSV, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of Health Care Delivery workflows as they pertain to ERP applications and modules.
  • Knowledge of clinical and ERP data & workflow
  • Experience working with different EHR and Health Care Delivery vendors on data migration projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.
  • 2 years of ERP systems experience preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in a hospital or large group practice environment
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • PMP certification preferred.

Additional Information

This is a full-time position that can be located at our HQ located in Elmwood Park, NJ or remote. 

For more information on our company, visit 

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest with salary requirements and resume.

ELLKAY LLC is a Smoke-Free Workplace. 


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