Tandem Hospital Partners

Manager, Clinical Applications & Training, IT

US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2017-1210
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Corporate Office

Overview

Tandem Hospital Partners works with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and operate state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care neighborhood hospitals.  These next-generation hospitals offer convenient, 24/7 neighborhood access to high quality, compassionate emergency and inpatient care, offering low wait times and an exceptional patient experience.

 

Tandem’s strong clinical, retail, and hospital experience establishes us as the preferred partner in this emerging, innovative industry segment with the most experienced, collaborative, values-driven leadership team.  By partnering with Tandem, hospitals can meet the growing demand for emergency and inpatient services in communities where they are currently underrepresented, providing more convenient access to high quality, integrated and patient-centered care.

 

Job Opportunity – Manager, Clinical Applications & Training

 

The Manager, Clinical Applications & Training is responsible for advancing the functionality and operational efficiency of assigned information systems and solutions. This entails analysis, design and development of new software modules; advising, assisting, and training customers in the operation and administration of their systems; and collaborating with customers to enhance their work methodologies and tools. S/he is charged with ensuring the services that they provide contribute to the successful accomplishment of the primary mission of the department.

 

The Manager possesses sufficient technical expertise and clinical understanding to support an assigned application but may be called upon to assist with multiple applications. This role also supports the Project Management activities required to deliver valuable relevant solutions and assists in the development of project schedules, plans, and timelines.  S/he applies technical skills and clinical knowledge, in line with THP’s values and goals, to assure the efficient, effective and consistent delivery of high quality services.

 

Responsibilities

 

Essential Functions

  • Upholds the values and mission of the Tandem Hospital Partners family
  • Understands clinical systems, answers technical questions and performs all assigned tasks
  • Use tools provided to develop and maintain applications, reports and other solutions
  • Translates customer requests into software application solution specifications, appropriate to assigned tasks.
  • Maintains detailed technical knowledge of assigned systems.
  • Thinks, plans, leads and acts appropriately in tactical settings.
  • Gather information and develop training material.
  • Work with internal clinical, operational and revenue cycle teams on workflows, build, testing and training.
  • Work with hospital partner clinical teams on workflows, build, testing and training.
  • Identifies issues and concerns and communicates them to the leadership team. Develops options and recommendations.
  • Assists customers with optimizing their use of assigned systems and specific project-driven tasks. Participates in application support as needed.
  • Provides training, support, and problem resolution to customers.
  • Other – Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by Manager or Director.
  • Adhere to all THP policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.

 

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferred
  • Licensure in a clinical discipline, preferred
  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a large, corporate systems development and implementation activities in a wide variety of Healthcare Management Information Systems (MIS) and EHR systems
  • Technical experience in system analysis, design, building, testing and implementation preferred
  • In depth knowledge of clinical hospital workflows and operations
  • Industry training and increasingly responsible experience with knowledge and skills in a large, complex corporate Information System
  • Three (3) years’ experience in delivering didactic training to clinical end users and curriculum development
  • Basic working knowledge of application support, development tools and methodologies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent understanding of the organizations goals and objectives
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff to define business requirements and goals, and to identify and resolve issues
  • Ability to foster effective relationships and build consensus through the all levels of leadership in the organization
  • Knowledge and ability to work on large-scale complex projects that include multiple strategic goals and multiple tactical tasks
  • Knowledge and ability of needs, goals, deliverables and interdependencies of other functional departments
  • Able to keep a positive attitude and problem-solving stance in difficult circumstances
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently

Location

Downtown, Houston, TX

 

Travel Required

May require travel to various work sites across the United States, up to 70%

 

Eligibility Requirements

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

 

The Company strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job description and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks and responsibilities.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

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