Providence Health & Services Director of Epic Applications: Inpatient and Specialty Apps. – PSJH in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Director of Epic Applications – PSJH to Providence Health & Services. Will have the option to be based at one of our locations in CA, OR, MT, AK, OR or WA.

We are seeking a Director of Epic Applications to report to the Vice President, Epic Applications and must establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels within IS, as well as with other Providence Health & Services staff, vendors and others.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships with key business partners and other senior leaders in the IT industry in order to leverage best practices, evaluate and manage emerging application technologies.

  • Supports appropriate service delivery models for core application functions in defining, delivering, and improving services for the enterprise and its customers.

  • Ensures that the Epic applications division supports IS services and systems effectively and meets the needs of the business.

  • Manage customer expectations regarding the success of each Information Services strategies and projects; ensure measurable outcomes are defined and reported for each strategy or project.

  • Partner with key stakeholders and customers to implement application services for strategic initiatives that are effective, user-friendly and accurate.

  • Ensures the performance of applications within their domain and evaluates the performance of services on the basis of specific KPIs.

  • Oversees budgeting and expenditures for applications, staff and services within their span of control.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Information Services or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • 7 years Information Services leadership experience.

  • 5 years Working in an Epic environment.

  • 3 years Leadership in an Epic environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multi-disciplinary groups and to accomplish work through subordinate managers and supervisors, or high level individual contributors.

  • Ability to comprehend customer business needs with respect to support of and impact to PH&S organizational objectives, mission, and core values.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and information needs across functional programs, facilities and regions as well as organize short-term and long-term responsibilities in response to changing demands.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage information technology in large and complex organizations cost efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to rapidly summarize complex information and present to others.

  • Possesses exceptional planning and organizing capabilities.

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Director / Executive

Location: California-Burbank

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, Montana-Missoula, Alaska-Anchorage, Washington-Walla Walla, Washington-Spokane, Washington-Renton, Washington-Olympia, Washington-Seattle, Oregon-Medford, California-Torrance, Washington-Everett, Washington-Tumwater

Req ID: 188613