Senior Manager of CIS (Clinical Information Systems)

UHG Golden, CO

About the Job

The Sr. Manager of CIS for New West Physicians is responsible for leading the clinical teams that that support the individual clinical application suite of products including the EMR, Radiology System, Cardiology System, Lab application and Medical Management Applications.  This role will collaborate closely with the Director of Application as well as the other IT leaders to deliver an exceptional user experience, provide and apply best practices and create/optimize the processes that ensure the success of the overall organization.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage CIS across the region within the shared services delivery model as it relates to day to day operational support as well as project delivery
  • Ability to partner effectively with internal IT teams (Operations, Infrastructure, Network, Desktop, Training etc.) to deliver high availability, high performance and streamlined workflows to our clinical and global risk applications
  • Understands effective communication across all levels of the organization (both upward and downward) with the appropriate message, the right tone and the appropriate level of impact
  • Assist in maintaining vendor partner relationships and reviewing opportunities to gain efficiencies both operationally and financially
  • Develop region and care delivery organization strategies for integrating new applications and increasing the sharing of clinical information across the organization
  • Hold regional accountability and oversight of application security reporting, and evidence gathering including deficiency remediation for the region
  • Perform regulatory, operational and productivity reporting as needed
  • Partner with Director of IT Applications to maintain and report on regional budgets, forecasts and guidelines for both standard operations as well as projects.
  • Translates initiatives into actions through a thoughtful, organized and well-planned approach.    Establishes measurement criteria and systems to track daily processes, implementation of new initiatives and value creation.
  • Job requires hours that may exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week during times of peak activity or problem resolution.
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


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