Chief Information Officer
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: April 8, 2021
Responsible for 700+ IT employees leading work in the following
areas: --- Clinical Applications (health services, research,
long-term care and health plan) --- Business Applications
(enterprise and departmental) --- Application Development ---
Virtual Care --- Support Services (service desk, end user devices,
& concierge service) --- Business Partner Relationship Management
--- Portfolio, Program and Project Management --- Service
Management --- Procurement --- Technology Financial Management ---
Infrastructure (server, network, database, unified communications,
storage, data center, cloud) --- Information Security (engineering,
security services and security operations center) --- IT Risk
Management --- Identity and Access ManagementSummaryThis position
will report directly to the COO and be a member of the Executive
Leadership Team (ELT) and is a key participant in system-wide
strategic planning and other processes. The Chief Information
Officer (CIO) will provide strategic business leadership,
development, evaluation and coordination of numerous information
and technology systems. The CIO will have the vision to create
solutions that meet the real business needs of clinicians and
employees while aligning and driving technology objectives that
support the strategic priorities of executive leadership. The CIO
will also lead Technology Solutions' strategic and operational plan
to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT
initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and
management of current and future technology systems across the
enterprise. Financial activities of the entire Technology Solutions
department will be overseen with direct influence on appropriate
staffing budgetary management, removing performance barriers and
maximizing available resources. In addition, the CIO will be
expected to provide transformational leadership to an IT team that
exhibits the competencies of an interdependent, high-functioning
partner to clinical and business operations areas In addition to
overseeing Technology Solutions and prioritizing projects, the CIO
will grow and foster an organizational culture that leans into
continuous process improvement methods to progress quality and
efficiencies. The CIO will also be tasked with staying up-to-date
of the latest developments, advancements and trends in health
delivery technology to ensure optimal professional effectiveness
and competence. Ensuring that all technology systems meet legal and
regulatory requirements, such as those related to securing
protected health information as defined by HIPAA is a crucial
component in this role.Job DescriptionAs a member of the senior
leadership team, the Chief Information Officer will:
- Provide enterprise leadership through strong working
relationships and collaboration to develop strategic goals for
information security compliance and risk mediation.
- Ensure a proactive cyber-security approach is taken and
implemented to protect against advanced threats.
- Champion behaviors that inspire cohesiveness and move the
organization to reach a vision.
- Design and implement training and development strategies that
are in line with organizational business development to achieve
organizational vision .
- Analyze opportunities and challenges of integrating existing
and new applications.
- Create and implement a strategy for supporting current and
future business needs.
- Identify the business costs, benefits, risks, and issues for
alternative architectural strategies.
- Provide perspective on the evolution and impact of significant
- Manage multiple high-risk, high-cost projects involving various
- Lead by being transparent and approachable.
- Establish options to support business growth (i.e. reducing
product development times, enabling strategic and operational
decision-making, increasing productivity, improving customer
- Drive strategies for effective collaboration among key
constituents, aggregate and prioritize business demand, and work
with leaders to define, implement and govern IT needs.
- Develop vendor relationships into partnerships and alliances,
leverage relationships to drive revenue, improve patient outcomes,
increase external customer satisfaction, and enhance internal user
- Lead by being transparent, approachable, diplomatic,
even-keeled and visible.
- Translate the transformational IT vision to all system leaders
across clinical and business operations areas.QualificationsThe
appropriate candidate for this position will possess a bachelor's
degree in computer science, business administration, health care
administration, or a related field required and a minimum of 10
years of senior level IT management. It is preferred that this
individual will also possess a minimum of five years of healthcare
IT management experience with demonstrated success and expertise in
broad information technology healthcare leadership, including: past
successes implementing systems to support healthcare operations
and/or electronic health records, improving customer satisfaction,
innovative technologies, fiscal performance, and clinical quality.
A master's degree in a related field is preferred.
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