DIR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: IT SITE EXECUTIVE, BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS
University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Towson, Maryland
Internal Number: REF20720N
Plans, organizes and directs departmental functions and activities including development, enhancement, implementation, and production support for software/hardware and/or infrastructure.
Develops, implements, administers and modifies process to maintain the efficient and effective functioning of assigned responsibilities. Prepares proposals for enhanced services to customer departments.
Assists in setting departmental strategic direction. Implements short, medium, and long-range goals for the assigned area based on the goals of the Medical System and department in collaboration with UMMS IS&T and Site Senior Leadership.
Collaborates with customers to complete project documentation adhering to interdepartmental project management standards. Works closely with customers to match projects to the organizational goals and objectives.
Assists in the formulation and approval of the Information System operating and capital expenditure budgets. Prepares and administers same for assigned areas, incorporating long and short-term goals and forecasting personnel, equipment, software and educational/training needs. Monitors expenditures to assure fiscal responsibility and accountability
Assists Site Senior Leadership with matters concerning department budget, major purchase priorities and projects requiring large capital expenditures. (Prepares annual capital and expense budgets and ensures the department operates within allocated funds.) Evaluates and approves or disapproves routine equipment acquisitions.
Develops and implements procedures necessary for cost-efficient operations.
Maintains appropriate records and statistics for administrative and regulatory purposes and assures the maintenance of complete and accurate records.
Fosters and maintains adequate internal and external communications. Keeps Site Senior Leadership informed of significant activities, needs and problems. May be called upon to perform responsibilities of Site Senior Leadership during periods of absence.
Actively participates in all IS&T Level 1 and 2 major incidents. Participates in the site emergency management plan or command center as the IS&T representative
In coordination with departmental management, ensures computer systems meet regulatory agency requirements.
Establishes performance improvement initiatives aimed at improving customer service, operating costs and departmental functions/department productivity.
Develops and executes effective control process and compliance monitoring procedures to ensure risks are measured, monitored, controlled, and mitigated.
Develops constructive work relationships with other IT team members and customers inside and outside the Medical System.
Assess and monitor employee satisfaction results, action plans, and assist UMMS IS&T Senior Leadership in the execution of improvement action plans.
University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Large Employers for 2022, is committed to building upon its tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation to become a national leader in healthcare transformation; UMMS operates throughout Maryland, delivering comprehensive healthcare services at over 150 locations, including academic, community, and specialty hospitals, collaborating with the University of Maryland School of Medicine specialists, and collectively providing 25% of all hospital-based care in the state, with the goal of functioning as One UMMS to create greater opportunities for team members, enhance patient care, and support communities across Maryland while strengthening their existing system and looking towards the future as vital community members.
When you come to the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, you're coming to more than simply a beautiful 37-acre, 218-bed suburban Baltimore, Maryland campus. You're embarking on a professional journey that encourages opportunities, values a team atmosphere, and makes convenience and flexibility a priority. Joining our team of healthcare professionals means you'll be contributing to a locally and nationally recognized institution. UM St. Joseph has been recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a grade 'A' hospital and by U.S. News & World Report as #3 in both the state and Baltimore Metro area, making UM St. Joseph the highest-ranking community hospital in Maryland. In addition, we've been consistently recognized as a top employer by Baltimore magazine.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer/Information Systems, Health Care Administration or a related discipline; or equivalent combination of education certifications and work experience is required. Completion or current enrollment in a related Master's degree program is preferred.
Eight years progressively responsible professional experience in information systems development and implementation, or equivalent, is required.
Four years supervisory/management experience is required. Professional experience with budget management is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated leadership ability, and demonstrated effectiveness in supervising, evaluating, training, discipline and motivating management and technical staff successfully is required.
High level of proficiency and demonstrated effectiveness in problem solving and implementing new processes related to increased departmental and organizational operating efficiency.
Highly effective oral and written communication skills are required to train and supervise employees, and to work closely with Senior Leadership, hospital administration, and customers personnel effectively.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, UM Capital Region Health, UM Charles Regional Medical Center, UM St. Joseph Medical Center, UM Upper Chesapeake Health, UM Shore Regional Health, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital and UM Community Medical Group.