System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Information Technology
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
-Remote Opportunity


CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives is a leader within the Innovation and Digital Care Transformation team and is accountable for strategic opportunity development to drive clinical and operational digital transformation, customer experience, and other activities as assigned by the System Director, Divisional & Cross Functional Engagement.

The System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives is responsible to prioritize, evaluate and oversee the delivery of multiple initiatives which have significant impact on digital experience, virtual care experience and care provider experience strategy across CommonSpirit Health.

The System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives will oversee day-to-day operational management of all activities and functions in the respective assigned multiple processes including developing, implementing and evaluating operating policies, procedures and standards; determining service levels and enhancements; developing and monitoring budgets; providing technical advice and/or oversight to staff or other departments related to area of assignment; evaluating information concerning needs; estimating and coordinating program/unit activities and associated costs; and tactical project execution activities.

The System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives will also ensure strategic initiatives have clear objectives tied to value, limiting resource investment only to projects that have defined deliverables that meet the business requirements.

The System Manager, Strategic Digital Initiatives will supervise staff including conducting performance evaluations, coordinating training, and implementing hiring, discipline and termination procedures.

This role is a leader in the development of the organization’s Digital & Human Experience strategy and is responsible and accountable for delivering the best-practice approach designed to successfully plan and prepare for all aspects of project engagement, delivery and adoption within the assigned business units.

 Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  • Key resource for the Innovation & Digital Care Transformation program encompassing the development of relationships between IT and the organizations multiple customer constituencies including: patients, consumers, providers, clinical staff, administrators, and employees across CommonSpirit Health.
  • This position is vital to the organizations efficient operation in terms of well- managed systems that will ensure the financial success and ability to cope with the pressures of shrinking revenues, and our market strategy to grow and expand into the future.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining channels of communication between business, IT and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Responsible of leadership and removing barriers for program managers that are developing and delivering key initiatives.
  • Contributes to the implementation of the department's operational and strategic goals and objectives. Ensures department collaboration on achievement of goals and objectives.
  • Proactively prepares report and/ or documentation providing business details to staff and management identifying business and patient trends, defining metrics, and recommending solutions.
  • Contributes to tracking assigned budget and resources for each project. Prepares cost estimates and cost recommendations. Monitors expenditures.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies, financial stewardship by being accountable for the financial integrity around development and maintenance of project budget.


Benefits Include: Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Program, Disability Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Discount Programs, Life Insurance Plans, Worker Compensation, Dress for Your Day Policy, Voluntary Benefits.


Compensation Range:  $49.19 to $63.95, hourly rates, annualized.


Position is eligible for incentive pay based on company performance.


Required Skills and Education

  • Three plus (3+) years of relevant technical and business experience.
  • Three plus (3+) years IT experience.
  • Project Management experience in a Health care environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to launch and deliver one or more IT project(s) on time and within budget
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred Experience

  • Three (3) years with strong functional understanding of hospital, clinic, and billing operations preferred
  • Project Management experience in a Health care environment preferred
  • PMP Certification

Required Minimum Knowledge, Training and Skills

  • Possess thorough knowledge and understanding of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures for program management and facilitating highly complex project 
  • Experience in Project Management methodologies and tool sets – waterfall/agile/scrum, planning, issue escalation, problem resolution, and conflict resolution.


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