Job Description

Director IT Applications
Req #: 20688
Department: Office of the CIO
Facility Name: Maricopa Medical Center
City: Phoenix
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: E16 $122,587- $183,880
Job Details:
  • Under the general direction of the Chief Information Officer, this position will be responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of all software applications including new systems selection design and system lifecycle planning for MIHS. This role is responsible for managing the day to day operations of business and clinical software applications; establish policies, procedures, standards and objectives for applications management. Responsible for software requirements and selection, design, configuration, implementation and maintenance. The position will work as an integral part of the IT Management team, providing input to key business direction. Identify and/or support the identification of IT strategies and applications that augment or support the business strategy, as well as responsible for developing and managing a business intelligence infrastructure for MIHS that includes dashboard reporting, data warehouse design, daily decision support and operation reporting across all lines of service. Responsible and accountable for project success and ensuring that project milestones are delivered with quality on time and within targeted budgets, meeting or exceeding customer expectations. The position ensures that IT is utilized in a strategic manner in concert with appropriate cost and risk boundaries set for the business.


    Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work in lieu of degree. Requires a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible Information Technology experience that includes Clinical, Financial and/or Business Application Support Operations related experience; and demonstrates a high level of understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Requires prior IT management/leadership experience preferably in a healthcare IT environment. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Must have outstanding leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team. Must be approachable, people oriented and a good listener. Requires the ability to be a change agent able to develop, implement and maintain policies and processes. Must be a creative, independent thinker. Solid analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to utilize the appropriate management techniques to plan, organize, control and coordinate Information System activities are required. Experience successfully implementing multiple complex projects simultaneously using structured project management methodology is required. Demonstrated ability to ensure success on all projects through proven track record of applying project management techniques, methods and tools to enterprise-wide project implementations. Demonstrated ability to systematically gather relevant information from different sources to address an issue and make a prompt and insightful decision. Demonstrated ability to build constructive business relationships and gain the trust of others. Demonstrated ability to anticipate, mitigate, and resolve conflicts across workgroups. Experience in developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight time constraints. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including articulate and effective oral presentations to different audiences. Excellent interpersonal skills including teamwork, issue resolution, negotiation, and customer relationship management. Demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage external vendors. Demonstrated ability to guide and support project managers, project teams, and business partners in solving complex issues across the entire project portfolio. Demonstrated experience developing/managing budgets. A strong nursing or clinical background or proven experience managing financial and clinical application operations for a similarly sized organization is preferred.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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