The Cancer Informatics and IT Systems Manager under the supervision of the Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) California Cancer Reporting and Epidemiologic Surveillance (CalCARES) Program Director, this position serves as the manager for the Cancer Informatics and IT Systems Unit of the CalCARES program. He or she will oversee a highly specialized technical team. The incumbent has significant responsibility to achieve CalCARES program goals, determine objectives, and develop strategy and policies around significant change management processes that impact the entire program. The incumbent will be responsible for developing and implementing program-wide activities that influence statewide cancer registry operations. The incumbent provides direct supervision and management of professional staff, work activities, and deliverables pertaining to cancer data production and quality control, and deliverables related to the development and support of Cancer Registry (CCR) IT systems. The incumbent manages and coordinates all related information systems activities necessary for the operation of California Cancer Registry. He or she is responsible for the negotiation, relationship management, tracking, troubleshooting and reporting of all technology contract commitments within the CCR's state wide information systems domain. The incumbent translates business needs into technical requirements, develops or identifies technology solutions accordingly, and provides recommendations to management. He or she will implement and coordinate statewide initiatives such as system migration and operational development responsibilities related to these change management activities.The incumbent plays a critical leadership role within the program, serving as the primary advisor to the CalCARES Program Director on all information systems, application development, and information security issues. The incumbent also serves as the program's IT systems expert and liaison to counterparts in the larger UC Davis information technology organization, regional cancer registries, California Department of Public Health Information and Technology Services Division representatives, and other California Cancer Registry stakeholders.REQUIRED- Demonstrated strong management skills and abilities to develop as well as execute strategy during system and/ or organizational transitions.- Extensive experience working in various IT domains, including application development, infrastructure, operations, and security- Strong leadership skills and demonstrated experience mentoring, evaluating, developing, and motivating staff with proven success leading others in the completion of tasks and attainment of goals- Strong leadership competency in the areas of IT strategy and governance, risk management, and quality- Extensive experience with cloud computing- Extensive experience developing, reviewing and managing IT contracts and recommending improvements.- Excellent business communication and project management skills- Demonstrated high competency in project management and the execution of multiple, large and complex projects, including managing resources across multiple projects to meet goals- Strong interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate and create consensus.- Excellent vendor relationship and negotiation skills - Experience leading system implementation or integration projects as well as providing maintenance support of existing solutions- Experience with, and knowledge of, system lifecycle development methodologies- Experience leading data migration projects PREFERRED- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field- ITIL certification- Experience working with population disease registries or clinical information systemsSPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.