Ascension Health Director in St Louis, Missouri

Job ID: 260255


St Louis, Missouri


Additional Job Information

Title: Director

City, State: St Louis, MO

Location: MOSTL 4600 Headquarters

Department: Operations Admin

Additional Job Details: FT, Days

About Us

Ascension Information Services is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations.

We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:

• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making

• Improve efficiency and care transitions

• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care

• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Director directs activities and resources of the Information Systems department.


  • Develops departmental goals, plans and standards consistent with the technological, clinical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives.

  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.

  • Prepares departmental budgets and ensures department operates in compliance with allocated funding.

  • Coordinate and directs internal/external audits.

  • Directs and evaluates all departmental activities including research, design and development of new technologies, service level determination and complaint management.

  • Establishes strategic direction and oversight in order to ensure that project resources will be optimized and priorities continuously reviewed.

  • Establishes processes to ensure that the organization is continually aware of the activities of competitors and the industry in general.

  • Ensures that projects are in place to meet business needs quickly and efficiently.

  • Ensures alignment of technology strategy and plans with business plans and operational needs

  • Develops partnership with senior management. Works with other senior managers and senior users in strategic technology issues. Provides technology leadership for a broad technology discipline.



  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience.

Work Experience:

  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience and two years of leadership experience required.

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