Sr. Healthcare Project Manager Cybersecurity

posted on January 9, 2020

Job Description

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Permanent


  • Implement and maintain Cybersecurity program.
  • Manage a team of professionals, acting as a coach to help develop and mentor the team on Cybersecurity and healthcare industry practices.
  • Create, address, and maintain project plans and service requests, while delivering to project deadlines.
  • Conduct ongoing security risk assessments and offer mitigation strategies.
  • Prepare department-level presentations to communicate security maturity and risk.
  • Work with Health Information Technology, Privacy, Operations, Compliance, Audit, Risk, and Learning & Development teams to help raise security awareness.
  • Support business operations while improving security controls, with a focus on automation and continuous monitoring.
  • Conduct Security Committee meetings as assigned.
  • Contribute to the annual, enterprise HIPAA security assessment.
  • Make recommendations to enhance the annual Security Plan.
  • Make recommendations for policy changes pertaining to Information Security as business needs change and applications are enhanced.
  • Act as the Incident Response lead.
  • Evaluate systems, applications, networks, and medical devices for vulnerabilities and to ensure proper security requirements are met.
  • Research national and global security issues for emergency triage planning.
  • Review contract agreements to ensure security needs are met.
  • Complete appropriate security documentation to comply with policies and meet internal and external auditor’s expectations.
  • Promote the goals, expectations, and policies of the department and organization.


  • Minimum of six (6) years of Information Security/Cybersecurity experience, with three (3) to five (5) years of technology management and project management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • A current CISSP, CISM, or equivalent security certification.
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA, PCI, and NIST CSF.
  • Senior leader level presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work alone and in a team setting.
  • Knowledge of healthcare applications, trends and industry standards is a plus.


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