EMR Applications Director (closed)
Looking for an experienced EMR Application Director in Tucson, Arizona.
About the Position:
- The Director of Applications will oversee all applications within the Tucson Medical Center.
- This position is one of two Directors that reports to the CIO.
- There is potential for this position to assume the role of CIO within 3-5 years.
Qualifications / Requirements:
- Project Management experience.
- Thorough understanding of all key functions within an Applications environment.
- Extensive knowledge of hospital business operations and clinical workflows.
- Working knowledge of technology concepts - OS, DB, AI, Web, Client-server, etc.
- Process Engineering or PI trained.
- Ability to effectively lead application teams via managers.
- Strong planning skills.
- Advanced presentation skills.
Educator and learner.
Area of Scope –
4 Managers, with 55 employees:
IS Revenue Cycle Apps - 10
IS Clinical Applications - 17
IS Resource Mgmt Apps - 18
Physician EMR Support - 10
Description of what we are looking for in this Director role – Looking for:
Strong knowledge in all key functions within Applications environment – Planning, Selecting, Design, Build, Testing, Training, Support & Maintenance, SDLC, etc.
Lead application teams (via Managers) – provide direction and guidance; ability to distinguish how leading managers differs from leading line staff
Continuous process improvement-oriented - “Raise-the-bar” mentality and ability; driven to evaluate how we currently do things, set improvement efforts in motion as needed; continuously drives towards best and better practice;
Relationship-oriented; highly values relationships (IS and Customer)
Ability to effect change through IS teams; ability to set and sell direction, achieve staff motivation, achieve expected deliverables
Methodology-oriented; realizes that lack of defined and well-established methods is usually cause of poor outcomes. How to drive adoption in IS and beyond?
Strong planning skills – strategy, tactical, project, structure
Facilitation and presentation skills – some formal training desired; ability to effectively organize and run small-medium sized meeting
Learner and teacher – oriented to monitor developments in healthcare and technology; effectively applies learnings; ability to coach/teach (implies person has requisite knowledge)
Outcome driven – sets and meets goals as SOP
Strong hospital operations knowledge – business and clinical workflows
Working knowledge of technology concepts – OS, DB, AI, Web, Client-server, etc.
Experienced Project Manager
Process Engineering or PI trained (Six Sigma, etc); effectively applies key concepts in everyday efforts; data driven
Current areas of focus and opportunity:
Achieve objectives pertaining to - Meaningful Use, ICD10 – hospital and ambulatory
Physician EMR Adoption
EMR Optimization (broad) – take the EMR to next level, maximize return, exploit functionality to drive organizational performance
Epic Ambulatory EMR Rollout – 50-60 MDs over next 18 months
Business Intelligence – develop internal program; cohesive and high-performance ability to support organizational analytical needs.
Support developing ACO/MSO – HIE, Analytics, Care Mgmt technology
Program Management Office – develop and implement internal program
Help lead the IS department and TMC to the next level
Other desired qualities/comments:
Vision strategy – develop and communicate the vision and strategy and establish trust
Understands architecture and the value of data standards
Understands the IT application development process and systems selection
Has a history of business success
Builds strategic relationships with vendors – non-adversarial and not a win-lose
Bring awareness to IT from a business perspective
Understands how change happens
Understands a sense of urgency
Understands change management
Understands the IT side of the equation and anticipates and finds new technologies
Educates business units
Track record of networks in the industry so they stay connected
Continuously raise the bar mentality
Understands governance – steering committee, task forces
Understand key healthcare industry developments and issues(eg CPOE, EMR, etc)
Has been through a change process
Please email resume to email@example.com