The Associate Director provides support to the Associate CIO and EIS Application Team leadership. Primary responsibilities include: leading service delivery and quality initiatives; leading focused application and performance initiatives, including the Epic Gold Stars program; consolidating contracting and budget management; coordinating vendor relationships; implementing and maintaining the EIS communication program; leading and/or managing special projects. The Associate Director will be a champion for all areas in his/her portfolio, and lead, participate, and deliver on assigned projects in a highly dynamic and complex work environment.
Establishes and oversees adherence to established governance and departmental change control standards.
Assesses and monitors service delivery, quality, and risk for targeted performance areas
Liaises proactively with help desk and application team leaders to ensure standards are maintained
Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external departmental customers at the supervisor, manager, and director levels, as well as with physician, nursing, and clinical partner leadership.
Proactively reviews departmental processes to identify performance and efficiency opportunities
Collaborates with key stakeholders to develop solutions, prioritize, and advance identified opportunities.
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 teaching 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.