Director - Finance & Resource Management - Information Services - Administration (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 17770
FTE: 1

Information Technology

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

The Director of Finance and Resource Management has a key role in establishing, implementing and executing the financial processes and contracting support for SCH IS Department.  This position oversees budgetary requirements and execution tracking of both operating & capital expenses.  This position is the key liaison with Corporate Finance and Accounting, Materials Management, Contracting, Human Resources and Packard 2.0 Finance.  This position will also manage staff.

This position leads the financial and resource planning across the department and is responsible for budget tracking and forecast control for all IS projects & departmental expenditures, staffing and contract commitments. 

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

  • Analyzes operating expenses, general ledger, and productivity reports to assess variances and/or monitor trends for overall IS Department.

  • Serves on the IS Leadership team and In conjunction with CIO, Associate CIO’s, Medical Director, Directors, and Managers reviews, evaluates and develops plans to manage operating costs and corrective action to projected variances.

  • Leads the annual budget planning process for IS related services. Develops and implements operating and capital budgets for IS Department.

  • Establishes financial model to forecast and analyze IS trends, commitments, and expenditures.  Prepare and present reports on findings and follow up on agreed to action steps. 

  • Manages department staff resourcing by preparing PRC’s , tracking of positions and working with HR to ensure timely turn around.

  • Establishes business controls that will ensure that all aspects of the financial management process will be performed appropriately.

  • Produces financial, staffing and contracts dashboards and report metrics to both internal and external groups.

  • Directs business planning and forecasting, financial model, and contracts in conjunction with IS Leadership.

  • Prepares and/or reviews financial data/information (e.g. analysis, impact, liability, summary) included in contracts, business plans, proposals, presentations, general policies, etc. utilizing the advice and approval of legal counsel, regulatory agencies and administration as needed.

  • Responsible for developing and analyzing IS benchmark data for Children’s Hospital Association, HISEA, and other national organizations/studies.

  • Perform purchase order and invoice review to ensure timely payment process and vendor management.

  • Manage and lead highly effective team.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field; MBA preferred

Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible directly related work experience.

License/Certification: None

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to develop long-range business plans and strategies

  • Ability to provide leadership and influence others

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and/or negotiate with others to achieve positive results; establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of financial planning, forecasting, and data analysis

  • Innovative and flexible in responding to rapidly changing needs and priorities

  • Ability to succeed in demanding situations through achieving balance between technical and business interests, accomplishing results through third parties, remaining focused on given objectives, modulating speed, quality and costs, and thriving under pressure

  • Ability to evaluate and negotiate contracts and manage vendor service agreements

  • Ability to demonstrate objectivity, sensitivity, and a balanced perspective regarding employee concerns and organizational issues

  • Skills: Critical thinking

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Pay Range

Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.

Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.

Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $163,404.80 to $216,673.60

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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