Project Manager (Contract)

AKASA

Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 06/09/2021
  • Website: akasa.com
  • Company Address: 400 Oyster Point Blvd, South San Francisco, CA , 94080

About AKASA

At AKASA™ we believe every dollar spent on healthcare matters because healthcare matters to everyone. We’re on a mission to remedy the financial and operational complexity crippling healthcare in America.

Job Description

We're on a mission to remedy the financial complexity crippling healthcare in America.
 
Our aim is to organize and use all healthcare information to reduce the cost of care and improve the patient experience.
 
As the only Unified Automation™ company for healthcare, we use the same machine learning approaches that made driverless cars possible to provide health systems with a single solution for revenue cycle management. AKASA's unique expert-in-the-loop approach, Unified Automation, combines modern machine-learning with human judgment and subject matter expertise to provide resilient automation. AKASA brings together the best of people, data and technology to efficiently, accurately and autonomously navigate the complex state of medical reimbursement in the United States.
 
We are growing rapidly and we've built a cross-functional skill set deep into the DNA of the company. We have technology experts from the top Silicon Valley technology companies (Google, Facebook, etc) and machine learning PhD programs (Stanford, etc). We also have senior leaders from the frontlines of healthcare with decades of experience leading teams of medical billers at some of the most prominent healthcare institutions in the US. And we have a deep bench of talent from healthcare services firms like the Advisory Board, Optum and Triage Consulting.
 
If you love to execute, we'd love to hear from you. We take a very mindful approach to building a culture that is flexible, diverse and inclusive. We approach our work thoughtfully, learn quickly, improve constantly, and celebrate our wins. Everyone is welcome — as an inclusive workplace, our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic whole selves to work. Be you.
 
AKASA is based in South San Francisco. As a company we embraced remote work opportunities before COVID-19. We consider ourselves experts in working collaboratively wherever our team members happen to reside.
 
About the Role
 
As a Project Manager, you’ll report directly to the VP Engineering and work with various stakeholders to drive technical cross-functional projects to successful completion.  This is an initial 3 month contract.
 
What You'll Do
 
●      Work with cross-functional teams (engineering, product, operations, sales) on roadmap planning and resource allocation
●      Manage multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines in Asana, aligning objectives to deliverables
●      Manage schedules and report progress and status updates regularly to all stakeholders while mitigating risks along the way
●      Use data and metrics to improve process and efficiency
 
Skills & Qualifications
 
●      Bachelor’s degree and/or related work experience
●      5+ years experience in project management role within a technical environment (ideally with startup experience)
●      Successful track record of managing multiple, concurrent projects cross functionally to ensure timelines are realistic, do not drift, and are completed on time
●      Must be an expert in Asana
●      Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
●      Proven attention to detail, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities
●      Strong attention to detail, never leaving issues unresolved
What We Offer
 
●      Work with an experienced and complementary founding team consisting of serial entrepreneurs, AI experts and healthcare industry leaders
●      Meaningfully own or contribute to category-defining products that fundamentally change healthcare operations
●      Great compensation package and equity grants
●      Generous coverage for health, dental and vision insurance
●      Full employer coverage for life insurance
●      401k Plan
●      Free membership to One Medical (Concierge Clinic) for you and your family (if you are in a region covered by One Medical)
●      Unlimited Personal Time Off (PTO)
●      Bonus Company-Wide "Sanity Days" and other time off
●      Flexible schedules. Employees at all levels have reasonable discretion over their own time.
 
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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