Implementation Consultant – High Volume Solutions

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  • McKesson

    Implementation Consultant – High Volume Solutions



    Information Technology, Pharmaceutical, Strategy - Planning

    Degrees Required:
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    is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. Part of the overall McKesson, McKesson Pharmacy Technology & Services (MPTS) is a portfolio of four businesses that provides technology and services to retail, mail order, PBMs, hospital and health systems pharmacies. MPTS offers a wide array of solutions, including pharmacy workflow software, clinical programs, inventory optimization, government program optimization including 340B compliance, data analytics and services, and automation. MPTS is part of McKesson Corporation, recently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500, which touches over 65,000 pharmacies every day.

    Every single McKesson employee contributes to our missionby joining McKesson Pharmacy Systems you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. We understand the importance of a system that works together. You'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payers to pharmacies. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

    Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

    Current Need

    The Implementation Consultant will work with the implementation team under the leadership of the VP of Implementations. The main focus of this position is to serve as a single point of contact between customers, line management, HVS vendors and McKesson departments. The Implementation Consultant will provide systems configuration, change management, and business consulting expertise for HVS customers. The Implementation Consultant will carry overall responsibility for the quality and coordination of implementation projects as well as the ownership of the customer experience with implementation.

    • Oversees/coordinates various aspects of a project or program, interfacing with various areas affected by the project, including stakeholders (internally & externally)

    • Oversees/facilitates all aspects of the development/implementation of a project or program involving department or cross-functional teams, & interfacing with all internal/external stakeholders throughout the project or program lifecycle (initiation to close)

    • Monitors & performs control activities (e.g., risk, issue, change, cost, schedule, communication management) for the program or project throughout the specific lifecycle

    • Develops project plans, including but not limited to project scope, objectives, schedules, risk/issue management, change control, effort & cost estimates, resource requirements, budgets, & communications

    • Assesses project issues & develops resolutions and/or mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, & client-satisfaction goals

    • Manages the integration of external vendor resources and/or deliverables into the project plan -Ensures project adherence to McKesson's business unit or project process methodology

    Position Description

    Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Serve as the primary point of contact, liaison, and sole responsible owner of the customer and internal teams within MPTS. Partner with customers to understand business need for the HVS product/solution and demonstrate value based on those needs throughout the implementation process.

    • Collaborate with the cross functional implementation team to produce an Implementation Project Plan in accordance with best practices of the HVS Implementation Team.

    • Ability to indirectly manage cross-functional teams and resources assigned to the project that include other Implementation resources, Customer Operations, Business Segment and R&D


    • Provide subject matter expertise on HVS product/service offerings by collaborating with the customer on the strategy, preparation, and execution of all of the system configurations.

    • Ability to manage Implementation Consulting duties for multiple customers concurrently, including post go-live monitoring to compare site metrics to key performance indicator goals.

    • Lead the utilization of standard consultative processes which will lead to the production of configuration, workflow, staffing, physical layout, and quality measurement deliverables to be used as a blueprint for the system build and a measurement of its success and collaborate on Change Management strategy to ensure adoption of new technology and processes.

    Minimum Requirements

    2+ years experience in project management, requirements definition and/ or deployment of business requirements to

    information systems

    Critical Skills

    • Basic knowledge/use of

      professional concepts

    • Awareness of CMMI, PMBOK, Six Sigma or other commonly accepted project management processes &


    • Awareness of tools available to

      track project deliverables

    • Awareness of document management best practices (e.g., planning for how documentation will be managed, stored, archived)

    • Familiarity with IT terms (for specific IT functional area supporting)

    • Basic understanding of different development lifecycles & appropriate product methodologies

    Additional Skills

    • Basic understanding of data handling requirements of PHI & PCI is preferred

    • Consulting, project management, or central fill business knowledge is preferred


    4-year degree in computer science or related field or

    equivalent experience


    • PMP certification highly preferred
    • Six Sigma certification highly


    Benefits &

    Company Statement

    We believe you should be rewarded for the important work you do. For that reason, you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package when you join our team.

    It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission - whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Pharmacy Systems & Automation, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.

    At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

    Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

    McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

    Agency Statement

    No agencies please.

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