Interim Director EPIC IST

Seeking an Interim Director, EPIC Applications to provide strategic thought leadership to, implementation support and operational management over, EPIC related applications/facilities. Position currently supports 1 EPIC facility in Newark New Jersey.

Must work Onsite 4 days per week.


- Lead current and future EPIC related teams. Develop sound strategy for EPIC implementation, ongoing optimization/continuous process improvement, change management and support.
- Manage and maintain key relationships with stakeholders and vendors, to include vendor selection, strategy setting, contract negotiations, updates, and renewals.
- Develop, gain approval and communicate and/or present technology strategy to management, staff, partners, vendors, and stakeholders.
- Establish and manage multiple department project budgets, scope, and execution. Provide oversight management for EPIC and related projects.
- Establish, lead, and maintain governance processes across multiple facilities balancing local needs, IST requirements and system optimization and supportability.
- Balance support and implementation needs across all supported locations IP and OP. Serve as University Hospital primary EPIC lead for EPIC and related applications.
- Work with other IST application, technology and security teams to optimize application and technology portfolios at each EPIC facility.
- Ensure managers and staff have the tools, training and processes to effectively deliver services to the University Hospital.
- Responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff
- Regular and reliable attendance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

- Education: Nursing degree preferred or Bachelor-s Degree in Business, Computer Science or Healthcare or related field
- 10+ years of experience
- Strong domain knowledge of EPIC including clinical, ambulatory, ancillary, registration, revenue cycle and other related areas.
- Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA).
- Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.
- Must be an innovative, results-oriented professional with a strong record of aligning technology solutions with business initiatives to achieve competitive advantage, greater efficiencies, and improve quality.

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Newark, NJ



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, November 1, 2021

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration


Date Posted

Thursday, September 30, 2021

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