Project Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Chicago, Illinois

REQ#: RQ109877

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. As one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government, we own our opportunities to better enable healthcare organizations to identify theirs.


You can make GDIT your place. You make it your own by turning obstacles into action. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you’ll play an important role in providing the technologies and services that millions of healthcare professionals depend on, every day. Our work depends on a Project Manager joining our team to support one of our federal customers in Chicago, IL and Hines, IL.  


At GDIT, we put our people first. As a Project Manager, a typical day will include:


This is a full-time, remote position. 

The project manager performs duties related to healthcare technology management, technology assessment, technology implementation, and healthcare consulting that support the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM).  The Cerner Corporation’s electronic health record (EHR) will replace the VA’s existing EHR.  The new system increases medical device integration, and interfaces with selected clinical systems, for a more seamless diagnosis and care documentation process.

Summary of Duties:

  • Provide planning, assessment, and operational oversight that may support various aspects and dimensions of the VISN 12 healthcare technology management program.
  • Provide planning, assessment and operational oversight of specific functions and tasks related to biomedical services supporting the implementation of the new electronic health record’s medical device integration and clinical systems interface.
  • Direct and support biomedical equipment and device procurement package creation, development, staffing, and support for equipment and device replacement and modernization and system upgrades.
  • Direct and support biomedical equipment, devices, system procurement package creation, development, and support for medical system configuration changes and testing for interfaces with the Cerner electronic health record.
  • Direct and support on-site project management for biomedical equipment, device, and system replacement, modernization, and configuration changes leading to medical device and system integration with the Cerner electronic health record.
  • Direct and support on-site project management for all related task performance and tracking performed by BMET/BESS staff to achieve medical device and systems integration with the Cerner electronic health record.


Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and certification in project management (e.g. Project Management Professional (PMP).

  • A minimum of two years of hospital or healthcare experience planning, managing and controlling projects.

  • Demonstrated competency in planning, managing and controlling projects throughout their lifecycle; writing or reviewing project management documentation (including project charters, project management plan, Business Reference Model (BRM); problem solving; and risk mitigation and management.

  • Demonstrated mastery and skill in applying the theory, concepts, practices, and techniques consistent with the project management principles outlined in the Project Management Institutes (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK).

  • Demonstrated skill in in communicating and working collaboratively with key stakeholders, including technical and professional staff at various levels of the organization.

  • Understanding of regulatory agencies’ requirements, industry regulatory requirements and International Standard Organization standards.

  • Demonstrated experience supporting cyber security and compliance requirements associated with medical equipment, devices, and systems and their integration/interface with an electronic health record.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.