This position is responsible for the implementation of OHSU\u2019s EHR at non-OHSU locations. The position also coordinates the implementation of Epic applications at new clinics and locations of care as directed by OHSU Executive Management. The Project Director has accountability for the successful implementation of these projects, meeting commitments to scope, budget, and schedule.
He/she has overall accountability for managing the project plan, budget, issues management list, and other tools of effective project management. Overall project implementation includes coordination of all project activities: software and hardware installation and configuration, internal communications, staff and end-user training, rollout and implementation tasks, and broad change management.
The individual will supervise the direct project organization, which includes IT lead roles for Ambulatory Applications, Inpatient Applications, Technology management and associated stakeholders as pertinent to the project scope (Revenue Cycle, Operations, Clinical Service Areas and third party applications vendors). The position requires significant coordination with other managers and staff that do not report through the project per se to ensure that needed resources are assigned and project work is satisfactorily completed. In this leadership role, the individual is charged with building the overall morale and engagement of the staff and stakeholders by bringing energy and enthusiasm to the project and promoting its transformational vision and goals.
The incumbent will hold regular project reviews with team leads, the OHSU Executive Steering Committee, and partner/affiliate leadership as directed by the Executive Steering Committee. The Project Director is responsible for escalating issues to the Executive Steering Committee and ITG Leadership, including providing relevant information about the options, tradeoffs, and recommendations.
Upon project completion, the Project Director will assume account responsibilities to ensure customer satisfaction, ongoing project and maintenance support, and other activities as may be requested by the Community Connect partner.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm