Information Technology Team Lead

Company Name:
Ascension Health
Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS), located within Genesys Health System in Grand Blanc, MI is seeking a Team Lead to join their team of professionals, whose primary purpose is the management of staff and resources, departmental strategic planning, and ensuring successful implementation of both the inpatient EHR and diagnostic clinical applications.
The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of the healthcare organization and I.S. strategies in order to achieve Meaningful Use. They will be responsible for mentoring and managing less-experienced staff along with establishment and management of departmental budgets.
Required Qualifications :
Bachelor''s Degree or above
10 or more years in information technology serving as an Analyst, Project Manager or Lead/Supervisor
Familiar with all IT functions and services
Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to communicate to all levels of the organization
Ability to manage and mentor less-experienced staff and administering performance reveiws
Abiltiy to manage small projects to implementation; delivering on milestones and benefits realizations
Able to analyze complex business and competitive issues and discern their implications for systems support and implementation
Budgeting and variance reporting experience
Willingness to live within commutable distance of Grand Blanc, MI
Ability to fulfill the requirements of On Call rotations
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
IT experience in Healthcare
Ability to mentor less-experienced associates; previous Lead/Supervisory experience
Knowledge of Project Management methodologies and tools
Ascension Health ( ) is transforming healthcare by providing the highest quality care to all, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Ascension Health, which provided $1.3 billion in care of persons living in poverty and community benefit programs last year, is the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Our Mission-focused Health Ministries employ more than 122,000 associates serving in more than 1,400 locations in 21 states and the District of Columbia.
Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS) is a subsidiary of Ascension Health Alliance, a Catholic healthcare organization dedicated to the transformation of healthcare through excellent clinical care throughout the continuum and through innovation. AHIS has a clear vision to be a leader in delivering efficient and effective IT services, measured by meeting industry performance metrics; demonstrating agility and flexibility to adapt to changes in customers' needs and business models; and providing low-cost, high-value IT service attractive to potential customers outside the organization. AHIS has more than 2,300 associates, supported by various third parties, focused on providing value to our stakeholders. In 2012, AHIS was honored to be selected by Computerworld as No. 55 on its Best Places to Work in IT list, and by Elearning! Media Group/Aberdeen Group as No. 30 on its Learning!100 Corporate Enterprise Honoree list.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Possesses a broad knowledge about the healthcare IT business including strategies, the competitive environment, functional processes and organizational dynamics
Contribute to strategic planning, including proposed cost implications
Execute on established plans and departmental initiatives
Be responsible for assigning work, monitoring work quality, reviewing output and ensuring that staff in the unit is effectively trained to successfully deliver the work including mentoring the team
Perform mid-year and annual performance reviews which include setting and monitoring SMART goals for associates
Management of smaller projects
Handle the Operational budget management, including monthly variance reporting
Will select tools and methodologies for projects and negotiates terms and conditions with vendors
Assist in developing and presenting various analyses (e.g. feasibility, cost/benefit studies, implementation plans and organizational planning)
Recommend and execute on process improvement ideas for more effective procedures
Communicate to all levels of the organization tailoring messages to the appropriate audience
Rotation of leadership on-call duties
This position is with AHIS, and is located at Genesys Health System in Grand Blanc, MI
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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