VP of Applications
Company: Hospitals/Clinics, Reno, NV
Posted on: September 10, 2018
This position is accountable for ensuring effective and efficient delivery and use of information technology to support the organization’s needs.
Nature and Scope:
This is a Vice President level position.This position will be responsible for the application portfolio needs for Company. Staffing : Manage all aspects of effective use of human resources including:
a) Effective selection, hiring and on-boarding
b) Training, mentoring, development
c) Timely and candid evaluation, coaching, discipline and discharge Budgets:
a) Annually budget for capital and operating resources needed to meet organization needs
b) Identify, justify, prioritize
c) Consider alternatives
d) Develop ROI analysis as appropriate
e) Monitor and manage to budgets throughout the year.
f) Anticipate, explain and track variances
g) Track impact of decisions and expected changes for future budget cycles Planning, Coordination, Performance Improvement:
a) Support strategic planning by providing insights, analysis, recommendations. Identify opportunities
b) Perform continuous operational planning in support of effective and efficient IT and business operations
c) Continuously look for ways to streamline and improve IT and business operations and performance
d) Coordinate work with peers and other sections of the IT division Work Planning, Assignment, Project Management etc :
a) Plan work in support of organization needs and against available resource capacity
b) Assign work, set clear expectations for deliverables, timelines
c) Monitor progress, adjust plans, take action when needed to ensure successful and timely delivery
d) Evaluate work products and provide feedback (positive and negative)
e) Ensure timely work completion
f) Use standard Project Management methods and work products, oversee multiple concurrent projects
g) Maximize benefits of investments, optimize effectiveness of IT and business operations
h) Communicate status, issues, risks, help needed, progress etc timely and effectively Customer Relationship Management & IT Governance: Work closely with assigned internal customers’ to
a) Manage customer relationships
b) Understand customer needs and opportunities, facilitate customer understanding of IT
c) Manage customer expectations, provide timely communications
d) Manage customers’ work requests and outstanding work request queue (prioritization, work scheduling etc)
e) Provide customer with options for work timing, work sequencing and use of contract labor
f) Plan for staff and budget resources needed to meet customer needs.
g) Facilitate Information Technology Steering Committee and Sub-Committee work Vendor / Technology assessment, selection and management:
a) Evaluate vendors and technologies
b) Evaluate proposals
c) Review, negotiate and manage vendor contracts
d) Run and participate in structured system selection processes
e) Analyze options, summarize findings, make recommendations
f) Ensure compatibility and integration with existing and planned systems
g) Monitor and manage vendor performance and compliance with contract terms
h) Document, report and escalate vendor performance problems as appropriate Policies & Procedures, Disaster preparedness and response, Accreditations:
a) Develop, review, refine policies & procedures
b) Ensure adherence with Renown and departmental P&P
c) Support auditing and audits, respond to findings, take corrective actions as appropriate
d) Ensure development, updating and routine review of Disaster Recovery Plans
e) Assist business units with development of Business Continuity & Recovery Plans
f) Conduct and support drilling of DRP and BC&RP
g) Direct disaster response efforts when necessary
h) Ensure attainment and maintenance of various accreditations Miscellaneous:
a) Adhere to Renown Policies and Procedures.
b) Support Renown goals and strategies.
c) Support Renown Fundamentals and Standards of Conduct.
d) ITIL and COBIT experience. Other:
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job. May perform other duties as assigned. This position does not provide direct patient care.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements – Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Bachelors in Information Technology, Business or similar required, experience may be substituted for education.
* Ten years experience working in a medium to large Information Systems department required.
* Five years of management experience in an information systems department required.
* Software applications implementation experience required.
* Oversight of large IT project experience required.
* Experience administering hospital revenue cycle, general financial General Ledger, Fixed Assets,Materials Management, Payroll, Human Resources) and Document Imagingpreferred.
* Experience administering physician practice management and EMR preferred
* Experience managing customer relationships preferred.
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