One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Director Information Services-Application Management.
The Director Information Services works with the Senior Director to manage the strategy and implementation of UHS clinical applications and teams. Provides direction and oversight to the Integration, Core, Foreign Systems Integration, and Production Engineering areas, including the following teams; development & support of Cerner Core and Security, 3rd party interfaces to Cerner, Interoperability to Cerner, System Health, Auditing, and Strategic Domain and Upgrade Management. Directs teams on initiatives to support UHS Acute Care facilities in order to establish and enhance IT systems to support hospital operations and meet business objectives. Creates and maintains Clinical System Change Management Policies. Oversees the management of projects assigned from preparing project schedules and estimates through final implementation. Oversees modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support and project direction to UHS entities as needed. Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion. Performs financial and personnel management duties related to assigned teams. Works closely with Managers and staff personnel to further enhance and develop their skills.
Key Responsibilities include:
Regularly meets with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
Supervises the development of design solutions for applications and preparation of the appropriate documentation.
Supervises development of test data, system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
Supervises Q/A on application functionality.
Supervises the Integration Architect Team responsible for researching and resolving implementation-related Customer Support Center Tickets.
Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
Oversees the training of users in operating procedures for application.