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Senior Director, Client Site Leader

Springfield, Missouri, United States

Client Relationships

Job Description

Cerner's ITWorks organization focuses on workforce alignment by partnering with clients to optimize resources to increase effectiveness and reduce costs. Cerner ITWorks is a growing and dynamic business unit. Cerner ITWorks provides expertise and support to maximize client's investments in IT solutions, infrastructure and operational effectiveness and efficiencies. Cerner ITWorks is in need of talented healthcare IT professionals with a commitment to improving healthcare.

As the Senior Director, Client Site Leader you will provide onsite leadership for associates involved in development, design, and optimization of technical information system platforms for ITWorks clients. You will be responsible for leveraging your strong interpersonal and communications skills, you will build professional partnerships within Cerner and with client leaders at all levels; drive client technology strategy development and financial planning; and align client goals and strategies with current IP capabilities and roadmaps. You will also be responsible to establish projects, goals and objectives that advance client imperatives and can be shared across organizations, as well as lead onsite teams that develop, design, and optimize technical information system platforms. Additional key responsibilities include develop and foster collaboration between technology communities across Cerner and ITWorks sites; create and articulate vision and business strategies internally and externally; lead, direct and review the team’s work to achieve operational or functional targets or objectives with significant contribution towards the achievement of immediate and short-term results for the team, department and organization. As a leader of people, you will establish and communicate team or department goals that support and advance team, department and organization objectives; establish metrics or other performance measures to track progress; influence diverse stakeholder groups and drive acceptance of policies, practices and procedures within broader area of responsibility; and identify, propose and lead team- and department-level quality and process improvement initiatives; lead or influence strategic initiatives at the department-level and provide input on strategic initiatives for the organization. In addition, you will deliver consistent and timely training, guidance and feedback to encourage success and promote associate growth through regular developmental conversations and identification of developmental opportunities while also owning decision-making for staffing and performance decisions for direct reports.

Working Environment

Onsite: Relocation Assistance Offered

This position offers an Onsite working environment. Meaning you will primarily work in a Cerner office or client site. If your current geographical location requires relocating, Cerner will offer relocation assistance to the specified location. #LI-Onsite

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Additional Information

Working Environment Onsite: Relocation Assistance Offered
Relocation Assistance Available for this Job: Yes - Domestic/Regional


Basic Qualifications
  • At least 14 years of total combined higher education and related work experience, including:
    • 10 years of clinical, health care, or information systems management work experience
    • At least 4 years total combined higher education or related work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 12 years of clinical, health care, or information systems management work experience
  • At least 5 years of people management work experience with a span of 50 or greater
  • Healthcare CIO experience
  • Must reside in or be willing to relocate to the Springfield, MO area
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

As a condition of employment, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with additional client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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