Denver Health Epic Senior Program Director in Denver, Colorado
Job Summary Under direction of the CIO, the Epic Sr. Program Director provides leadership, vision, and direction for the development and implementation of an EHR ensuring support of the organization’s business objectives. Directly responsible for overall project implementation, scope, cost, timeline and quality of the entire project. This position is critical to the deployment of Epic and other mission critical information systems. Responsible for providing strategic vision, problem anticipation, and risk evaluation on an enterprise level, has overall responsibility and accountability for the application environment, which includes all clinical and financial applications.
Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or Healthcare Related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience: Typically, five (5) or more years successful experience in a medium to large healthcare system, academic medical center a plus, five (5) or more years Project Management with proven ability of managing complex projects, strategic planning, change management and implementation of projects from beginning to end. Seven (7) years or more personnel management. Experience with Lean Methodology/Six Sigma preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Healthcare clinical experience in direct patient care or hospital operations. Broad based knowledge of Healthcare IT applications and EHR. Technical understanding of various software technologies, tools and platforms. Experience with contracting, contract negotiation, and vendor management. Strong implementation experience and standardizing development processes and procedures with solid communication skills. Experience in implementing an application from the ground up. Ability to hire, train and evaluate employees and discipline when necessary. Ability to manage complex organizations, strategic planning, fiscal planning and staff development and ensures the reliable operations of all application systems.
Certificate/License/Registration: PMP or PMI Certification preferred. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.
Area of Interest: Management
Shift Type: Day
Requisition ID: 52169
Employment Type: Full-Time
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Education Required: Bachelors Degree