Summary: The Director of Technology and Data Managementsupports Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) by providing leadership tothe Epic Technical Team, Database Administration and Development Team, DataIntegration Team and Applications Development Team. The Director supports,promotes and drives the implementation of Epic technology and security, datamanagement and data security and privacy best practices. The Director isresponsible for leading and promoting a culture of data-driven decision-makingby working closely with other CCHCS Leaders on data governance and defining andmonitoring organizational KPIs. The Director demonstrates strong leadershipskills, and oversees and implements operational day-to-day activities andprogram development in partnership with other CCHCS Leaders. The Directordevelops, maintains, and enforces standards and practices to ensure theconfidentiality, integrity, and availability of applications and data to theappropriate end users. The Director develops and executes on IT strategiesto effectively accomplish overall goals of the organization.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in information technologyrequired.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in management required or 5years combined of management and lead/supervisory experience required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Health Careenvironment preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strongpolitical acumen, diplomacy, and emotional intelligence. Strong customerservice orientation. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborativeenvironment.
Experience in reviewing contracts, and vendor management.
Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creativeproblem-solving skills. Excellent understanding of organizational goals andobjectives.
Highly self-motivated and directed. Ability to effectivelyprioritize and execute tasks while under pressure. Able to exercise independentjudgment and take action.
Ability to address policies, principles, and operationalissues in both overview and detailed levels.
Strong supervision and management skills. Excellent businessmanagement skills, including business organization and operation. Innovativeteam building skills.
Experience with project management and its methodologies andbest practices. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects andactivities within time, budget, and technical constraints.
Proven experience with business and technical requirementsanalysis, elicitation, modeling, verification and methodology development.
Experience programming in C#, SQL or equivalent programminglanguages.
Experience with database administration, optimization,performance tuning, and capacity planning. Experience with current MicrosoftSQL Server platforms. Familiarity and practical application of the MicrosoftTechnology Stack.
Experience with data management and software developmentlifecycles.
Experience with HL7 development platforms: Corepoint,Cloverleaf, or Rhapsody. Experience overseeing the design, development, andimplementation of data integration solutions, systems, or products. Knowledgeof CDA, CCD and CCDA. Knowledge of FHIR and RESTful web services.
Knowledge of networks, virtual desktop, server operatingsystems, EMC SAN storage technologies, VMWare Server Virtualization, andoverall infrastructure design and architecture.
Experience with security administration and securityprovisioning.
Must have sound knowledge of the health care environment andapplications.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Epic certification(s) required within 6 months of employment
Microsoft certification(s) a plus
PMP certification preferred
Internal Number: 45132
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.