The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 395-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients -- from local residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
This position is located in The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), oversees and manages the entire data life cycle. This position is responsible for managing the department's data efforts, providing vision and strategy for all data management initiatives related to the quality, standards, integrity, reporting, security, and access of data across the organization. The Director of Data Management (DDM) will also facilitate the sharing of information among GWUH and the public, other District agencies, other healthcare organizations, and will coordinate initiatives that improve the GWUH's decision making and management with the use of data.
This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Information Technology and is accountable for the overall responsibility of GWUH's data program and compliance. This position will ensure that GWUH's data-related activities align with the Medical Faculty Association (MFA) and George Washington University (GWU) overarching open data strategy and that information assets are adequately documented and in compliance with District and Federal standards. This position is responsible for providing GWUH with a clear vision that aligns with GWUH and District data program priorities, and ultimately drive data-informed decision-making. The ADO proactively works with GWUH's executive leadership as well as DC's OCTO to implement data strategies, polices and procedures that meet criminal justice and DC OCTO policies and standards for compliance.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Provides vision and strategy for all GWUH data management initiatives as part data strategist and adviser, part steward for improving data quality, part advocate for data sharing, part technologist, and part developer of new data products.
Ensures GWUH data is available, reliable, consistent, accessible, secure, and timely to support the mission and activities of the agency.
Establishes and maintains data policies, standards, and organization to improve how the agency collects, uses, manages, and publishes data.
Works with executives, data owners, and data users to establish and achieve data accuracy and process requirement goals for internal and external customers.
Participates in business process management activities that create, modify, and retire data.
Regularly reports progress of data management projects to executive officials including targets and performance metrics.
Oversees and helps facilitate the evaluation of all data movement/conversion projects and ensures the enforcement of the data strategy.
Works with other resources within GWUH to efficiently and effectively manage data infrastructure costs and increases the value of the Department's data.
Manages GWUH's open data efforts including coordination with the District's OCTO and Open Data Portal.
Represents the Department on citywide data management efforts.
In compliance with regulatory and business standards, establishes data archiving, and retention strategies across GWUH.
Establishes and oversees a data management governance structure to provide guidelines and recommendations on business requirements, practices, and compliance to ensure organization business strategy, regulatory compliance, and other requirements are met.
Ensures adequate disaster recovery and business continuity strategies are in place for all key data repositories across the agency.
Establishes and maintains an optimal coordination, communication, and liaison structure among key system offices, institutions, and external stakeholders.
Educates the Department members on data management concepts, the appropriate usage of data, data quality concepts, agency decision-support concepts, data vendor capabilities, definition and appropriateness of data management, rules on data access, and other data-related matters.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Technical and Professional Requirements
Seven plus (7+) years of information technology experience, with four (4) years or more of relevant data compliance and data program leadership experience, to include a minimum of four (4) years leadership experience.
Expert knowledge and understanding of service-oriented architectures (SOA), integrating applications and systems, and developing and implementing policies, procedures and standards in managing and sharing data.
Expert knowledge and experience with enterprise initiatives focused on data-release, cataloging, and applications in addition to government-wide collaboration with OCTO and other District agencies on data-related issues and requirements while achieving exceptional quality standards.
Experience and technical knowledge and experience working with the latest information technologies and tools to track, collect, purchase and display data, including both commercially available, government supplied, and custom developed.
Experience and knowledge in managing/leading a data program and data compliance as a data strategist and advisor for improving data quality, liaison for data sharing and developer of new data products for enterprise technology.
Demonstrated experience in programming database applications, data manipulations and data interrogations. Experience with SQL Server and/or Oracle including SQL queries and stored procedures. Familiar with scripting skills in multiple languages (e.g., VBA, C++, ASP Net, LINO)
Proven record of effective leadership, including the ability to balance team and individual responsibilities; building consensus through others not directly under his or her supervision; and working ethically and with integrity.
Superior written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with information technology professionals as well as senior management, auditors, and other information technologists.
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
Master's degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a relevant technology fields, engineering, systems management, computer science, or operations management is preferred.
Experience building out Data Governance team, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse/ Database Analysts. Experience with controls design, controls documentation and controls implementation
Strong preference for academic background in Data Management and Analytics Experience in Microsoft SOL Server Certification, especially MCTS, is desired.
A criminal background and credit check are required for positions within the GWUH.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have Information Technology related experience which demonstrates proficiency in each of the following competencies:
Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.
Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and recommendations.
In addition to basic requirements, applicants must have specialized experience equivalent to at least the MS-14 grade level in the District of Columbia government service, or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non governmental organizations. Examples of specialized experience include: serving as subject matter expert in the areas of logical and physical data architectures, system architectures, and telecommunications used in the delivery of enterprise-wide information systems; planning, analyzing, developing, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing information systems' security programs, policies, procedures, and tools; and serving as a supervisor, manager, lead or senior specialist, providing advice, guidance and/or oversight of assigned work or projects.
An equivalent combination of education and experience.
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
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Employees at the George Washington University Hospital are Defining Medicine through their capacity to think, study, research, discover, evaluate, teach, learn, refine and innovate. How will you define medicine? GW Hospital is looking for dedicated professionals living in DC, Maryland, northern Virginia and the surrounding region who share our vision and values. We give our employees with the tools to achieve these goals by providing advanced technological systems, processes and practice; performance improvement and patient safety standards to foster positive patient outcomes; a collaborative practice model; evidence-based nursing practice; and education and development programs to support recruitment and retention. GW Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS). UHS is one of the largest and most innovative healthcare management companies in the nation.