The mission of the Information Technology Group (ITG) is to develop, implement and maintain technology-based services and solutions that enable OHSU to effectively manage information to accomplish its missions.
The VP of OHSU Community Health Information Technology (IT) Services is responsible for clinical and business solutions provided to Oregons health community outside of the OHSU Health system.
The VP, Community Health IT Services is responsible for planning, strategy, and deployment of digital health services for health organizations across the state of Oregon. As a senior IT leader, the VP is an integral technology and business partner for health organizations in Oregon and is tasked with leveraging IT and related technology to support operations, growth, and new business models across the state. Reporting directly to the OHSU Chief Information Officer, the VP, Community Health IT Services is the ITG executive manager responsible for the successful implementation and operations of OHSUs Community Health IT Services (CHIT) division.
The VP is responsible for consistent coordination with other ITG divisions in the course of delivery of services. The VP is responsible for account development and management as well as ongoing oversight and governance of proposed and existing system and workforce activity, driving consensus and decision-making across all entities within the Community Health IT portfolio.
The Incumbent will observe due care, objectivity and respect for confidentiality. All employees must keep confidential what they hear and what they see when handling, reviewing or observing: communications and records thereof (calls, email, pages, fax, etc.), data transmission, databases, or other forms of information. Confidentiality extends to the identities of the parties of the communications, and even to the fact that the communication took place. When sharing information, consider whether the recipient has a true business need to know.
ITG employees are responsible for the security of OHSU technology. In exercising their duties, ITG employees must follow OHSUs security directives, incorporating security measures in the delivery of their everyday tasks, and are required to report security concerns to the ITG Security Engineering team.
Bachelors degree in information technology, health care-related field, or in business administration
Prior management experience in a highly complex organizational setting
Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible management positions
Minimum of three years of experience in technology management at senior management level, including budgeting and financial reporting
Significant organizational and management skills, specifically within a large organization
Significant experience with building and maintaining successful vendor relationships
IT project/program management experience to successfully manage small- and large-scale applications projects
Experience in complex technology environment, including hands-on experience
Knowledge and proven experience with business process reengineering, change management, return on investment measurement, and IT value proposition
Broad range of knowledge of applications and vendors for health care clinical and administrative operations
Demonstrated ability to manage in a complex organizational environment
Effective leadership of highly-skilled management and technical personnel in overseeing the development and implementation of technology strategy and planning
Superior oral, written and communication skills
Ability to operate in a highly stressful environment, demonstrating good judgment and creative/original thinking to address the demands of the business
Skilled in vendor contract negotiation
Ability to influence, motivate and provide clear direction
Skilled at motivating both reports and non-reports in the collection of data required for the effective design and implementation of IT management processes and technology strategy
Skilled in overseeing multiple projects with budget responsibilities
Demonstrated skill in managing operational and capital budgets
Graduate degree in related field
Experience managing in a union environment
Prior management experience in academic healthcare
Experience with applications to support healthcare, academic, and research business
Experience with applications from one or more of OHSUs strategic application partner (Epic Systems Corporation)
Expert knowledge in IT return on investment, business process reengineering, maximizing IT value
Proven skill of leading effectively in anacademic health care environment
Knowledge and skills in using quality management and performance improvement techniques
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