The Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides vision and leadership to the development, implementation and maintenance of the overall information systems and technology architecture of The Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center.
Duties & Responsibilities
- As a member of the senior management team, the CIO leads the planning, implementation, and maintenance of information systems in support of JFL’s mission. This scope includes both distributed and centralized clinical and business operations that function reliably and cost effectively.
- Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CIO will develop and execute JFL’s digital health strategy, implementing transformational information technology (IT) initiatives across the hospital to improve healthcare quality, digital connections to consumers, cost effectiveness, and business development in a rapidly evolving and highly competitive marketplace.
- Leads the planning and implementation of a digital ecosystem and innovations that seamlessly connect all components of the enterprise, facilitating the provision of high quality patient care through an efficient provider experience.
- Establishes a culture of innovation and maximization of information systems. Leverages IT solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, including data analytics capabilities, and the deployment of requisite technology in support of the mission and strategic goals. Staying abreast of national trends, best practices and emerging technologies, updates information technology strategies in contribution to the strategic plan.
- The CIO will serve as a liaison between external stakeholders, to include regulatory bodies, other governmental and non-governmental vendors, peer agencies, the State Data Center, Enterprise IT Services and the Legislative Fiscal Office.
- As the CIO you will be responsible, in conjunction with the state Cyber Security Office for the security of agency assets and for compliance with state and federal law.
- Significant experience in a healthcare setting is desirable, specifically in technology and information systems planning to support business goals. Experience should also include exposure to both shared and outsourced solutions, as well as support of in-house information and communication systems in a multi-site client-server environment.
- Specific experience with practice management, financial management and clinical management information systems is a plus.
- Knowledge of desktop, notebook, handheld, and server computer hardware.
- Knowledge of local and wide area network design, implementation, and operation
- Knowledge of various office productivity and business intelligence software.
- Knowledge of operating systems such as Windows, Unix, and Linux
- Knowledge of various computer peripherals such as printers, monitors, modems and other equipment.
- Knowledge of business principles and techniques of administration, organization, and management to include in-depth understanding of the key business issues in the healthcare industry. These include; cost analysis, trends in the healthcare industry, and primary healthcare administrative theory and practice.
- Knowledge of system design and development process, including requirements analysis, feasibility studies software design, programming, pilot testing, installation, evaluation and operational management
- Knowledge of design, management, and operation of information management systems
- Experience with business processes and their interrelationship.
- Skill in negotiating with vendors, contractors, and others
- Skill in department budget preparation and monitoring working in conjunction with ED and CFO
- Skill in Planning and organizing
- Skill in management and leadership
- Skilled in communicating appropriately, effectively, and sensitively to special population groups as defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, etc.
- Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal
- Ability to communicate effectively with in both verbal and written form, give effective presentations, all geared toward coordination and education.
- Ability to negotiate and defuse conflict.
- A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Health/Hospital Administration, Public Health, or Business Administration, or related field is highly required. Current Certification in networking systems, applicable software, and hardware technology required.
- Minimum of 8 years of experience with increasing responsibilities for management and support of healthcare information systems and information technology; direct management of a major Information Systems operation is preferred.