The Director, Application Development oversees the development of the website, mobile app and related application integrations. The Director manages developers for back-end and front-end web development, along with resources developing and maintaining the infrastructure and functionality for a new modern mobile application. This role also has oversight of the teams responsible for integration development between various related software solutions utilizing API or HL7 interfaces. The Director is responsible for enhancing the future capabilities, mentoring, leading and delivering services with technical teams that are in-house or consultants. This individual drives the technical relationship within our teams by providing strategic leadership for the organization as it relates to architecture, implementation and operational support of projects.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Directs the application development team in the implementation of web development, mobile development and integration development between applications which support business and patient care processes
Projecting resource requirements, ensuring appropriate assignment of resources to each project/support phase, adding and deleting resources as necessary, and has overall responsibility for completion of the project.
Supervises and participates in the design, implementation, testing, enhancement, and documentation of all development.
Maintains and adapts development standards and tools as new development technologies emerge on the marketplace as viable and cost-beneficial alternatives.
Works closely with development team to establish priorities, managing the day-to-day development process, coordinating projects with developers and rapidly deploying each project. Manages the staffing resources to meet requirements for the current projects/task load. Develops, adapts, and cross trains the skill sets within the team to meet the demands.
Responsible for all HR related duties among the team in addition to the recruitment process of new staff and mentorship of existing staff. Manages consultants and contractors.
Leads and participates in the development of documentation, policies, procedures, sprints and standards for development. Ensures that change management standards are known by the team and applied systematically for each implementation.
Works proactively to manage user expectations regarding requirements, timelines, budgets and support throughout the Implementation process.
Supports the maintenance of software platforms and upgrades as required
Scans, evaluates, selects, and integrates new software implementation solutions to ensure best practices, efficiency and to stay current with evolution on the marketplace. Proactively recommends, advises in direction for changes in technology.
Teamwork/Customer Relation Responsibilities
Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups
Represents the company with external constituents
Ensures practices and procedures are inclusive of interpersonal and cultural diversity
Identifies and responds appropriately to both internal and external customer needs utilizing available resources
Team Lead/Supervisory/Management Responsibilities
Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.
Responsible for hiring, onboarding, managing schedules, personnel actions, performance reviews, and performance improvement plans.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.