KP Health-Connect is a $3 billion integrated clinical and administrative information system that is being deployed across all KP regions. KP HealthConnect will enable us to leverage the power of our integrated delivery system to be the solution in heath care that is patient-centered, safe equitable, accessible, and affordable. In order to achieve this vision, every region must fully optimize the use of this system. The mission of the KP Health-Connect Operations Department is to optimize the use of the system across the Region in order to achieve high priority goals in clinical care and business outcomes. The department does this through diligent and conscientious attention to user needs, through partnerships with National and Epic Systems in the continued development and enhancement of the system, through partnerships in the Region with NWP, IT, and the Labor Management Partnership, and by applying medical systems to meet problem-oriented and opportunity-driven objectives. Essential Functions: - Establish personal credibility and effectiveness with complex, cross-functional health systems to improve cost, quality and service - Manage and coordinate multiple and diverse projects and priorities simultaneously - Because this position has minimal line accountability, the ability to influence change and cooperation is extremely important - Provide consistent systems and tools across entities, boundaries and locations Secondary Functions: - Project Management - Application & interface enhancements/development - System configuration, build, installation & monitoring - Modifications and enhancements - System testing, training & deploymentBasic Qualifications: - Bachelor's or equivalent work experience required in health care administration, information systems, business, a health care profession, library science, or information resource management - Epic Certification required or may be obtained within 6 months of hire date - Demonstrated skills in project management - Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multidisciplinary teams through influence and collaboration - Demonstrated working knowledge of computer applications in business settings. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and results orientation Preferred Qualifications: - 3 years experience using at least one of the Epic suite of application products or completion of Epic certification in an applications - Minimum of 5 years' experience at Kaiser Permanente - Advanced degree in medical informatics, computer science or a related health care field - Direct experience implementing business information systems in the Northwest region - Knowledge of functional areas and/ or systems analysis - Knowledge of research and evaluation design - Demonstrated experience leading a multidisciplinary project to successful completion - Public speaking skills - Demonstrated experience with office software, e.g., Power Point, Excel, Word and/or MS Project Notes: - May require travel to other Kaiser Permanente facilities Salary Range: $63,540 - $87,060Oregon-Portland-Nicolai Service Center 2850 NW Nicolai Ave.