Information Technologist III/S, Clinical Systems Manager - Health Information Technology

United States, North America
Jul 15, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the worlds most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Position Information

Posting Number: 9677

Internal Posting Date: 06-25-2014

Internal Closing Date: 07-01-2014

External Closing Date: 07-28-2014

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Information Technologist III/S

Position Title/Rank: Clinical Systems Manager - Health Information Technology

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: MSU Health Team

Primary Department: 10055301 HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Position Employee Group: Professional Supervisory-APSA

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 14

Position Summary: Health Information Technology (HIT) at Michigan State University, located in East Lansing, Michigan, is searching for an accomplished individual to serve as manager of clinical systems; as part of the HIT clinical IT leadership team, the successful candidate will oversee the ongoing implementation, improvement, operation, and support of the GE Centricity Practice Solution EHR and supporting applications; this position has management responsibility for staff and is responsible for organizing resources for successful implementation and support within the organization; shares duties and responsibilities with other HIT Leaders for goals and objectives delivery, strategic and operations planning, and communication inside and outside the organization; manages the overall operation of the clinical information systems, including functional implementation, analysis, testing, and documentation; assists with the development of long-range and short-range plans for the clinical systems; coordinates the functional operation of new and existing systems; identifies workflow and data quality problems; is responsible for efficient and effective operation of department and for applying high degree of competence, knowledge, and creativity to resolving major problems; evaluates system operation and investigates improvements as necessary; collaborates with other departments in the selection and set-up of applications suitable to business needs; participates with the information technology team in the analysis, recommendation, preparation, and implementation of clinical solutions; is responsible for the meeting expected project implementation deadlines.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A bachelor's degree in business management, business administration, computer science or other information technology related field; eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in the implementation and operation of clinical information systems in a healthcare setting including experience in complex/multi-facility environments; experience in managing application developers and system administrators, plus related technical expertise in the following technologies: HTML 5, Web application development and Microsoft SQL Server; enterprise management of medical devices, Windows Servers, Windows workstations, Virtualization, SAN, and Network equipment; HL7, DICOM, and IHE Profiles; experience managing and maintaining clinical systems for electronic health records, revenue cycle management and other supporting or ancillary applications; experience in software development lifecycle management (SDLM) and/or Information Technology Integrated Library (ITIL) IT Service management; deep understanding of the healthcare / healthcare IT issues, trends, environment and business implications of the technical and business disciplines impacting their management; experience developing budgets and effectively managing financial, physical and human resources; experience establishing, implementing, and managing effective work processes and organizational structure; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Clinical informatics certification (CPHIMS, CIIP, etc.); SDLM certifications; ITIL certifications; GE Centricity Practice Solutions; proven ability to lead and to effectively communicate with staff at all levels including a proven ability to communicate with technical and non-technical staff across multiple disciplines; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines without compromising close attention to detail and accuracy.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

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