• Director of Information Technology

    Job Locations US-VT-Morrisville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/18/2019 3:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1790
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Days
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Overview

     The Director is responsible for translating the mission, strategic goals and program priorities of the organization into department operations. The Director plans, prioritizes, summarizes, directs and supervises staff, users and vendors and system development and support functions with an emphasis on complete, accurate and secure systems. The Director will evaluate IT resources and structure and provide leadership focused on service, accountability and delivery with a concentration on clinical decision-making and process integration.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership, support and direction for information systems through collaboration, education and relationship building. 
    • Functions as a key member, adviser and leader to management and providers on information technology matters.
    • Interact with and present to the Board of Trustees and other key constituents 
    • Develop and communicate the information systems strategic plan and vision to all levels of the organization. 
    • Ensure Information Systems. Information Technology strategies align with overall organizational mission and vision. 
    • Mentor, develop, and hire ( as necessary) strong information system staff that are service oriented.
    • Maximize staff performance and technical expertise through clearly defined objectives, training, skill development and performance evaluation. 
    • Build strong relationships with stakeholders including but not limited to providers and hospital leadership to build trust, support and optimize customer satisfaction at all levels.
    • Assure that the IT structure supports an effective delivery of care system, provides excellent service and assures the integrity of the information resources infrastructure and applications. 
    • Lead development of a methodology that balances requests for technologies and services with available resources, and prioritizes the projects and services to be provided. 
    • Develop standards and procedures for selection, implementation, integration and support of systems
    • Develop and implement a method of providing regular feedback on the status of projects requested and implemented. 
    • Monitor the productivity of information systems resources and manage those resources in a cost-effective, flexible and timely manner. 
    • Enhance the utilization of the hospital information system across the organization. 
    • Develop and monitor annual information resources operating and capital budgets to ensure that areas of responsibility have the necessary funding to carry out established organizational goals and objectives. 
    • Oversee all information security policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance and appropriate levels of controls. 
    • Service on the compliance committee 
    • Maintain current regarding the latest developments, advances and trends in healthcare and information technology to ensure optimal professional effectiveness and competence. 
    • Stay abreast of current federal and state legislation affecting information technology. 
    • Develop and implement strategy to ensure compliance with Affordable Care Act and to meet Meaningful Use requirement.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
    • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field desired.
    • Five (5) years as a successful IT leader in a healthcare setting.

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