Vanderbilt University Medical Center's HealthIT department seeks a qualified, highly experienced staff and product manager for enterprise imaging to join our innovative, highly robust enterprise imaging portfolio. Candidates MUST have at least 5 years of staff and product management experience.
HealthIT provides for the best health information technology tools that support Vanderbilt University Medical Center's (VUMC) mission and commitments. Managing millions of patient visits each year, VUMC is one of the largest academic medical centers in the Southeast. It is the primary resource for specialty and primary care in hundreds of adult and pediatric specialties for patients throughout Tennessee and the Mid-South. The Medical Center is the region's locus of postgraduate medical education, with over a 1,000 residents and fellows training in more than 100 specialty areas. Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized each year by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals rankings as national leaders, with 19 nationally ranked adult and pediatric specialties. Through the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, VUMC is working with over 60 hospitals and 5,000 clinicians across Tennessee and five neighboring states to share best practices and bring value-driven and cost-effective health care to the Mid-South. VUMC has a massive imaging repository with over two decades of imaging data. In any given year, VUMC performs over 1,000,000 imaging studies across the specialties of Radiology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Surgery, and OBGYN. In any given year, VUMC receives multitudes of patient referrals accounting for 1,000s of additional imaging from these outside sources for which also populates our enterprise imaging platforms.
An Enterprise PACS Manager, leads technical team resources in planning, design, operation and monitoring of group of products in a portfolio. This Manager develops and oversees standards and processes for the product strategy, design, maintenance and operation. Leads product managers in analyzing the market for new product and service trends, capabilities and scalability.
We are seeking candidates that meet the qualifications, experience and requirements who are dedicated to the mission of providing the best in healthcare through information technology. This is a full-time position with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and offers challenge, professional growth and the opportunity to join a highly collaborative team dedicated to excellence in imaging healthcare.
Responsible for managing the enterprise imaging staff and products to ensure the 24x7 stability, integrity, user experience, and overall performance of the enterprise image exchange platform, Ambra, and enterprise PACS system, Sectra IDS7, to include associated applications, devices and modalities that integrate with the enterprise PACS system. As well, assisting with alike for other small PACS systems within the enterprise imaging portfolio such as Syngo Dynamics, AS OBGYN, et. al.
Utilizing both clinical and technical skillsets, the position would be responsible for managing the enterprise imaging staff in developing, maintaining, troubleshooting as well as seeking opportunities to enhance clinical imaging workflows in collaboration with clinical operations.
Regular communications for purposes of alignment and strategy with other teams within and outside of HealthIT to include (but not limited to), other IT teams, clinical engineering, clinical operations and business operations.
Must be willing to serve as a liaison between clinicians, vendors, and other IT teams utilizing strong professional communication, collaboration, clinical, and technical skills.
Development of staff's professional skillsets and knowledge.
Must have and maintain a depth of knowledge of medical imaging and medical imaging products within the industry including new trends and technologies.
Must have and maintain strong connections to the professional medical imaging community.
Must be able to professionally present to executive leaders, guidance in acquiring, implementing and/or deploying enhancements for existing or new products and infrastructure as well as recommending investments in new technologies while remaining in alignment with clinical goals.
Assist the enterprise imaging team in the analysis and design of supporting technical infrastructures.
Must be willing to manage and serve as an escalation contact including assisting the team in providing immediate engagement in support issues related to the enterprise imaging products. As enterprise imaging systems are utilized 24x7, candidate must be willing to provide after-hours, on-call support as required by the department including weekends and holidays.
Collaborates to operationalize the mission, strategic plan, budgets, resource allocation, operational plans, and policies.
Prepares annual operating and capital budgets following established guidelines and using benchmark data.
Develops and monitors the implementation of area specific plans linked to organizational goals.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
LEADERSHIP - (INTERMEDIATE): Motivates and inspires others to perform at a high level. Puts aside personal needs and considerations for the good of the team. Communicates in a positive and constructive way, demonstrating an enthusiasm for team and unit goals. Takes appropriate risks, showing and accepting personal accountability for actions and decisions. Gets others to share challenges and perform as a valuable member of the team and unit. Accomplishes results through influence, coaching, communication and commitment with minimal use of authority and control.
OPERATIONS PLANNING - (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates ability to forecast complex resource needs, identify discrete tasks, set priorities, define dependencies, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for a single functional area. Merges diverse points of view into a coalition with shared goals and objectives. Plans for and anticipates events outside of immediate responsibility. Identifies relevant stakeholders and gains their commitment. Anticipates problems and obstacles before they arise. Able to absorb changes to major assignments while maintaining a high level of performance. Competently handles multiple assignments and projects simultaneously. Sets priorities with a proper sense of urgency and importance. Develops creative ideas and takes innovative action to achieve planned goals and objectives.
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT - (INTERMEDIATE): Successfully resolves conflicts and disciplinary problems. Provides counseling and career development planning to subordinates. Constructively gives timely positive and negative feedback, confronting individual performance problems in a professional and sensitive manner. Aware of the values, abilities and needs of others. Demonstrates the ability to create a positive work climate, establishing a feeling of partnership and empowering others. Has set, coached and assessed the assignment objectives of subordinates. Practices and rewards behaviors supportive of company values.
COMPLIANCE - (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations and apply them in difficult, stressful and complex situations. Able to interpret and explain rules and regulations that are ambiguous or unclear. Directs others in interpreting rules and regulations on the job and trains others in them.
BUSINESS RESULTS - (NOVICE): Develops and implements appropriate measures for attaining well-defined business results and tracks progress in meeting goals and objectives. Continuously demonstrates a strong focus on quality in spite of pressures from competition, budgets, and time. Anticipates and responds effectively to customer needs. Sensitive to changes in the environment which may impact customer satisfaction, product quality, or profitability. Able to specify clear, precise personal objectives.
QUALITY MANAGEMENT - (NOVICE): Has provided continuous analysis and evaluation of assignment work processes, constantly striving for improvement in the way tasks and activities are accomplished by questioning their value to the process and contributing creative solutions. Has participated in the process of establishing, communicating and monitoring standards for quality and excellence. Demonstrates the ability to actually work on and improve a current business process, product or service.
Organizational Impact: Directs activities to achieve operational plans with some near term effect on results of the department/area.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Identifies issues, gathers facts to resolve technical and operational problems.
Breadth of Knowledge: Applies in-depth knowledge and skills of a professional/technical area and basic management knowledge to manage the work of the team.
Team Interaction: Leads a complex department with a focus on implementation. Typically executes on a short to medium term strategies.
About the Department:
HealthIT provides the best health information technology tools that support Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of:
Delivering distinctively personalized care
Improving the health care of individuals and communities regionally, nationally and internationally
Providing transformative learning programs
Supporting compelling discoveries
Our tools, which form the digital arteries of VUMC, are either developed in-house by our innovative product teams or selected from the most cutting-edge solutions available in today's ever-changing marketplace. Our 500 colleagues provide ongoing support over each product's entire lifespan, ensuring that the tools are meeting the evolving needs of the Medical Center's 24,000 colleagues.
Our solutions are driven by the incredible work and research of our colleagues throughout Vanderbilt and supported through a close partnership with VUMC Information Technology (VUMC IT) . The strong collaboration among our teams means that VUMC can respond to clinical and operational issues with agility and innovation. Together, we ensure VUMC remains a leader in its pioneering use of healthcare information technology.
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity -- of culture, thinking, learning and leading -- is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.