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Providence Senior Manager Applications: Lab Applications in Alaska


We are seeking a Senior Manager Applications: Lab Applications to:

  • Provide excellence in applications which includes, implementations and support for Providence and affiliated organizations

  • Provide day to day management of application teams which can include a single module and application instances to many areas and collaborating across IS to ensure success

  • Provide leadership input and support of the department and IS strategic goals and roadmap deployment, resource planning and utilization, support and ownership of the application services operational support initiatives

  • Develop department budget management within respective application focus areas

  • Develop leadership, and support of individual application road maps, implementation and optimization activities, and production support of applications within span of control

  • Be responsible for managing department budget, leading, mentoring and developing application analysts and supervisors/managers as well as other staff

  • Work in close collaboration with senior and executive leadership, business and clinical governance and other leaders across Providence

  • Be responsible for the overall integrity of application build and infrastructure, the success of new Epic and integrated third party product introductions, and may also have accountability for other business services or relationships

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintains relationships with key business partners and other senior leaders, as well as key contacts in the IT industry in order to leverage best practices, and to evaluate and manage emerging technologies

  • Supports appropriate service delivery models for core application functions by supporting the defining, delivering and improving services for the enterprise and its caregivers

  • Ensures that the applications division supports IS services and systems effectively, and partners with business and clinical leadership to drive and meet organizational objectives

  • Leadership role in ensuring these objectives are on track and being met

  • Manage customer expectations regarding the success of Information Services strategies and projects; ensures measurable outcomes are defined and reported for each strategy or project

  • Responsible for working with key stakeholders including executives, senior leaders, and a variety of customers to identify, oversee, and deliver technical solutions that are effective and user-friendly, and support strategic initiatives, business and clinical outcomes

  • Ensures the performance of applications and evaluates the performance of services on the basis of specific KPIs

  • Manages budgeting and expenditures for applications, staff and services within a defined span of control

  • Supports development of budgets in partnership with Director, Executive Director or Vice President to achieve IS financial targets

  • Directs and oversees compliance with policies and procedures for applications that impact all of Providence

  • Attracts, hires, trains, motivates, retains, and develops a team of first-rate professionals to perform the responsibilities of applications management

  • Maintains internal operations in order to meet or exceed Service Level Agreements, Operating Level Agreements, and associated KPIs

  • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating teamwork with multidisciplinary groups, building and reaching consensus; agreeing upon a course of action where there are multiple perspectives

  • As appropriate, manages and/or escalates critical issues problems or delays in production, projects or other initiatives that have an impact on the customer

  • Actively leads and participates in optimizing processes to improve service delivery, increase value and promote customer service and satisfaction

  • Responsible to understand the key deliverables and interdependencies of Epic modules and integrated applications


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, Business Management, Information Services -OR- a combination of equivalent education / experience

  • 8 yearsHealthcare or Information Services experience

  • 6 years Leadership experience

  • 3 years' experience working in a healthcare environment

  • 2 years leadership in an IS Application environment

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Knowledge of Azure

  • Knowledge of Server Infrastructure Requirements

  • Knowledge of Clinical Laboratory workflows

  • Understanding of applications and support

  • Epic Certification within 90 days of hire

  • Applicable Epic Certification when required is to be completed within 3 months of last class required for certification

  • Some application suites require advanced application certification as demonstrated by a current application software certification requirement (i.e. Epic).

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 366510