The System Director of Data Technology will provide leadership for the vision, planning, development, implementation, and support of Data Technology teams, processes, services and solutions. This function plays a critical role for M Health Fairviews success and to provides business value as we transform to being data-driven and digitally-enabled as an organization. The director is responsible for comprehensively understanding associated solutions necessary to enable and support the various data management capabilities across the enterprise. The director will work in close partnership with internal IT stakeholders (architecture, applications, analytics, technical operations), business partners (operations, clinical or shared services), and external partners (vendors, academic or others) to accomplish its service delivery.
Key accountabilities including driving improved service levels and processes, as well as team competencies and business capabilities of the Data Technology team.
This leader will be responsible for various forms of data technology, including batch and real-time interfaces and enterprise integration engines, extract/transform/load (ETL) technology, web services including REST and SOAP oriented protocols, enterprise service bus (ESB) integration, master data management, data warehousing, analytic / visualization platforms, data archival platforms, and various proprietary healthcare data technology protocols and solutions. This position requires an advanced understanding of the healthcare industry and technologies used to support this area, including the Epic EHR and various on premise and cloud-oriented shared business solutions, as well as a proficient understanding of various data containers (universes, warehouses, marts, lakes, cubes, etc.) and how to effectively integrate information into and out of these solutions via data ingestion methods, endpoint management, and partnering with front-end development teams on the get, put, and posting of data. Additionally, this function through master data management and technical data governance will partner closely with data governance and data stewards in the business.
Data Technology Strategy
Partner with technical and nontechnical stakeholders to set and execute an overall data and analytics technology strategy that aligns with the business priorities and promotes an enterprise wide data drive culture.
Define and implement a Modern Data Warehouse, including Master Data Management, Interoperability, and Integration Layer to enable agile implementation of digital solutions.
Work in close partnership with IT and data analytic teams to ensure strategic priorities are being met, technical solutions are value-added and cost-effective, and stakeholder value proposition is realized.
Participate proactively in the annual financial planning and budgeting process, which includes the upkeep of technical assets, resources and associated costs, new projects (both capital and operating expense).
Ensure compliance with organizational standards, practices, and methodologies. Drive accountability across teams to follow work models aligned to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methods (including Waterfall, Iterative, and Scrum-based Agile), ITIL, PMI, Quality (QAI), and Web Service requirements definitions (WADL, WSDL).
Work closely with the Information Security team to make enterprise data accessible with appropriate controls.
Provide ongoing and reliable maintenance, monitoring, and deployment of technical assets and solutions, including upgrades and enhancements to ensure optimum reliability and performance.
Deliver cost competitive service excellence with published KPIs/SLAs that are tied to business value.
Global High Performing Team
Create a team culture focused on high performance through effective recruitment, coaching and development, team modeling and design, work assignments focused on improving and growing our key talent, and enabling the success and empowerment of the team.
Optimize team resources and structure to meet on-going and evolving business objectives
Foster a culture in which creativity and innovation thrive; identify changes in the technology stack or processes that will motivate innovative problem-solvers
Ability to lead a global, technical staff of internal resources and strategic partners. Previous experience working closely with external vendors to internalize capabilities and build competency of internal staff in data technologies.
Organization Expectations, as applicable:
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respective manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
Fulfills all organizational requirements.
Completes all required learning relevant to the role.
Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.
Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, Healthcare or related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training.
8+ years of previous related IT experience and a strong understanding of data integration technologies and how to apply them.
5+ years of experience managing enterprise software development teams.
5+ years of directly mentoring and managing of others, including managing leaders of others
Knowledge of clinical data integration for Healthcare management, data integration for Financial and Supply Chain Management, Human Capital Management data, RESTful and SOAP oriented web service development, ETL technology (SSIS, Data Stage, Informatica, etc.), interface protocol models (HL7, X12), EDI standards, ESB (MuleSoft) knowledge.
Experience with database management, data warehousing, SQL, master data management, and data modeling.
Experience with business intelligence, analytics, and data visualization platforms.
Excellent communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders from senior leaders to engineers, and present to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Results-oriented with strong coaching, decision making, influencing, mentoring, negotiation, problem-solving and situational analysis skills.
Think innovatively and strategically, keeping in mind organizational goals and objectives.
Possess strong analytical thinking skills, ability to deconstruct complex problems and define and implement solutions
Masters Degree in Business, Information Technology, Healthcare or equivalent.
10+ years of industry experience
Health Care experience
5+ years experience designing and building analytics solutions across multiple cloud vendors including leveraging open source ecosystem
5+ years of experience working with clinical data, preferably with the integration of EHR data.
Experience working with offshore strategic partners
Experience with web services integration and development.
Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressures, within deadlines or other time essential constraints.
Experience with JIRA and Confluence and other productivity tools
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.