Under the direction of the Regional ACIO, the IM Business Partner has the responsibility of serving as an interface between assigned business units or functional areas for the purpose of business relationship management. The primary duties for the role involve identifying and documenting functional requirements and identifying gaps in technical business requirements and acting on those requirements. Options for resolution typically would be: Application Rationalization; recommendations for PI opportunities; advise and coordinate on unresolved non-transactional, cross team incidents; or create & submit high level business plans (feasibility studies) through the Business Technology Vetting process. The IMBP serves as a business relationship link between business units and at the leadership level, with a focus on enhancing the customer facing relationship between IM and the business units. The IMBP provides highly valued guidance through system solutions & business plans. They communicate relevant information to appropriate levels of staff regarding business unit requests, projects, and initiatives. They partner with business leadership and other key stakeholders, including IM and HI, to define opportunities and prioritize projects based on predefined criteria (e.g., return on investment, productivity, compliance, system standards, Business Technology Investment vetting, etc.) Under direction of the Regional ACIO, the IMBP operates as a business contact representing IM in promoting IM services and capabilities. The IMBP focuses on Strategic initiatives and planning activities for their business area. They strive to understand market challenges, including customer priorities and issues related to the competition. IMBPs are proactive and anticipatory in their thinking. They are, by nature, driven and provide significant value to business units. IMBPs facilitate the project intake process and the high-level planning and execution of business initiatives through the use of technology. They serve a key role in enabling the business to achieve its objectives through the effective use of technology.Â
Participate in and implement solution roadmaps to ensure successful introductions across the organization and with customers
Collaborate with management to develop annual budgets for respective business areas
Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders in developing solution concepts and Business Cases for new investments
Perform business analysis and prepare recommendations and business plans as needed
Create and analyze relevant information and develop recommendations for presenting to senior management
Act as the key liaison across functional areas, including business units and the information management and health informatics departments
Actively anticipate gaps and overlaps within the systems portfolio
Participate with IM, HI & Business stakeholders as to the timing of solutions introductions and withdrawals
Review and advise on the launch of solutions to maximize the positive impact on the organization
Identify, screen, and evaluate opportunities to address unmet internal and customer needs
Partner with key staff members to create strategic business plans
Possess strong analytical skills
Utilize the appropriate technologies and ensure that customers have the solutions they need, when they need them, and in the manner best suited to their requirements
Participate with architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with both company standards and business needs.
Actively lead in Field Research â€" perform Field Research and uncover & prioritize opportunities for Field Research Teams. (CH of SA HPF example)
IMBP III Specific -Ability to assist ACIO, acting as a lead to the IMBP team, able to stand in at an executive level both in IM and HealthCare operations in ACIOâ€™s absence.
IMBP III Specific â€" Previous management experience preferred
IMBP III Specific -Generally focused on both regional and market activities
IMBP I, II Specific â€" Generally focused on market and/or service line specific activities
Bachelorâ€™s required in a related field 7+ years experience in the Healthcare industry
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.