This IS Architect role is accountable for providing consultative work involving the design of processes, applications, technology, and data architectures that establish the direction for our portfolios. The IS Architect ensures alignment of that portfolio with business strategies and industry direction. The incumbent uses disciplined analysis and design methods to understand current state, and to envision a future state that optimizes business performance and patient care. The IS Architect works with various governance committees, MaineHealth management, and project teams to ensure requirements are reflected in the architecture. Quality of work must be exceptionally high and decision making judgment exceptionally strong, as errors could have a negative impact on patient safety, revenue, or clinical decision making. Work is complex, analytical, and strategic in nature, performed independently and is reviewed by the director.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
In-depth understanding of clinical & business processes, systems, technologies and data in a Healthcare environment.
Understands Architecture, Analysis and Design principles and methods, and can apply them to solving complex problems and opportunities.
Demonstration of exceptional ability to research, analyze and thoroughly understand workflows of customers, using this knowledge to architect solutions which improve processes, add efficiencies and promote patient safety.
Superior knowledge of computer systems and methods utilized for data input, storage, and data flows to translate workflow information into specifications which meet the needs of the organization.
Leadership in communicating positively with customers and the ability to effectively facilitate group discussions.
Understands the healthcare organization’s business strategies and rationale behind them.
Maintains external knowledge of Healthcare industry trends and best practices.
Ability to facilitate and document Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) efforts
Self directed in identifying changing demands and priorities. Acts as a change agent in adjusting to new procedures and technology.
Taking an enterprise approach, determine how to define and integrate the portfolio of training systems, technology, and information, ultimately optimizing business efficiency and patient care.
Working closely with business constituents to understand and document current state workflows and help align the various business constituents on future state workflows that support the overall business strategy and technology direction.
Thinking “horizontally” about how work and information flows through the various applications in the portfolio. Solve problems using that broad context versus individual applications.
Untangling complex business processes as a means to improve business performance, and simplify the technology portfolio.
Providing architectural models and diagrams that guide analyst configuration and development work.
Assessing alternative approaches to meeting business opportunities or solving complex problems.
Prototype or simulate solutions to help business owners understand the impact of changes, aiding in improved upfront decision
Preparing architectural documents and present them to all levels within the organization, aligning content with the audience.
Analyzing industry trends in Healthcare Technology and identify those that can add value in the Health System. Present that information in clear, understandable presentations.
IS Training Environment Systems Lead
Leading coordination of training curriculum and environments for all SeHR and SeHR related applications
Leading documentation and training of software systems
Designing and Developing eLearning and other non-traditional training