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Director - Information services

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

Position: Director - Information Services

  • Responsible for the ongoing, effective operation of Information Services and for the ongoing assessment and improvement of the Information Services department activities
  • Responsible and accountable for information design and strategic planning, technology evaluation and acquisition, application management, help desk/troubleshooting, information integrity and security, medical informatics and clinical use of data
  • Leads the Information Services department and staff and optimizes use of operating and capital financial resources to ensure efficient operation and proper support of clinical administrative functions
  • Performs all duties with accord to the mission, vision, and values of Northwest Texas Healthcare System
  • Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
  • Tuition Reimbursement

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Qualifications

Education, Training, Experience and Licenses/Registrations Required:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Three years management/leadership/supervisory experience
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of computer systems, operations, programming languages, system analysis, design and equipment
  • Master's degree preferred
  • Five years in Healthcare Information Services preferred

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to read, write and converse in English
  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors and others
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under stress
  • Ability to respond to pages, telephones and other auditory stimulation
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
  • Bending, lifting (5-10 lbs), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling, prolonged standing and/or sitting
  • Ability to understand and interpret financial data

Disclaimer

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs/alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Amarillo , Director - Information services, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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