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Chief Technology Officer


iMethods is an award winning Healthcare IT Staffing and Consulting firm. As a #1 BEST IN KLAS and Modern Healthcare Best Place to Work, our team is dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring alignment between customer needs and the resources we provide to meet those needs.
  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #35092

iMethods is seeking an innovative Chief Technology Officer for a hospital in the New York area. This is a full-time position that will require occasional travel onsite.

OVERVIEW:

Reporting directly to the CIO, the CTO will lead a team responsible for the support, maintenance, and management of the health system’s computer systems, including employee desktops, servers, phone systems, data centers, networks, AV systems, cloud infrastructure, technology applications & databases, and others. This individual will be responsible for end-user support, infrastructure management, system operations, and overseeing our strategic & operational projects. With locations around greater Binghamton area, the CTO will ensure that the right people, processes, and technologies are in place to ensure optimal system availability and performance.

This position is responsible for working with hospital leaders to align technology acquisitions and enhancements with business objectives and strategies. Is responsible for the operational services for Infrastructure and Operations using industry best practices. Will ensure configurations and designs for end-point devices, servers, storage, network and security are managed in an optimal way to ensure high performance, highly available, and secure. Will be responsible for teams to be proactive and fiscally responsible for the capital and operational costs for running team.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive the Information Systems department to embrace next-generation technology that supports the digital network of the health system and support the Cybersecurity program.
  • ITIL based strategy and design will be the framework for IS service delivery.
  • Systems Maintenance Lifecycle Management will be developed annually and used as input into annual budgeting.
  • Work with HR and the IS leadership team to develop and I&O people strategy that aligns with the enterprise and IS strategy. Continually look for leading-edge and innovative solutions in the recruitment, development, and retention of the I&O workforce.
  • Forecast future skill needs to acquire and develop a IS workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills, and competencies that balance growing the agility required to achieve digital business objectives and ensuring the core IS functions are reliable, stable, and efficient.
  • Set the mission and vision of the IS I&O department aligning with the CIO’s vision to foster a service-oriented culture and mindset driven by continual service improvement techniques.
  • Lead the development of the IS I&O roadmap and ensure its integration with the overall IS and enterprise strategic plans.
  • Work with the IS senior leadership team on the service portfolio and governance required to prioritize resources.
  • Act as a trusted advisor and build and maintain relationships with other IS leaders and executives to develop a clear understanding of enterprise needs; ensure cost-effective delivery of IS services to meet those needs and respond with agility to changing industry priorities.
  • Develop the annual operating and capital expenditure budget for IS I&O to ensure it is consistent with the overall strategic objectives of IS and the enterprise and is within the plan.
  • Leverage influencing and negotiation skills across IS and the enterprise to enable cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in the achievement of enterprise goals.
  • Participate in the assessment of external and internal technology capabilities required to achieve desired competitive positioning.
  • Maintain currency on new technologies and platforms and provide direction on what emerging technologies should be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within I&O to ensure IS capabilities respond to the needs of the enterprise's strategy.
  • Maintain an active IS I&O sunset strategy for outdated technology.
  • Champion I&O involvement in the IS organization's innovation efforts and its role in experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of industry opportunities.
  • Provide strategic direction and oversight for the operation and support of IS systems that fulfill the needs of the enterprise, including the full life cycle of infrastructure operations and IS service support.
  • Directs the development of IS I&O sourcing strategy and provides leadership participation in strategic vendor and partner relationship management.
  • Serves on IS planning and policymaking committees; drives the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes, and performance metrics to ensure I&O delivers value to the enterprise.
  • Provides leadership, coaching, and direction to the I&O leadership team and team members
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned by the CIO.
  • Adheres to Hospital Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology or related field of study.
  • Equivalent work experience in information technology, minimum of 10 years. Minimum 5 years' experience with managing and supporting Infrastructure and Operations, and IT Staff, preferred.
  • Experience working with leaders to form plans and gain alignment between organizations and stakeholders.
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title and the unit/area(s) of assignment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values (e.g., efficiency and financial responsibility, safety, partnership and service, teamwork, and health system values)
  • Ability and willing ness to exhibit behaviors consistent with principles for service excellence

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