Atlantic Health System

Vice President, Information Technology

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Days
Category
Information Systems
Department
018101200- Information Services & Support
Facility
Corporate Office - Morristown

Overview

Atlantic Health System is seeking a Vice President, Information Technology at Morristown, NJ. Under the direction of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), The Vice President – IT serves as the key executive for information services for the Health System. This position provides leadership, vision, and oversight for information systems and technology with a focus on service excellence with overall responsibility for direction, coordination, and management of all IS/IT business and clinical functions. The Vice President – IT builds strong relationships, explains technology-based business decisions, and fosters consensus at all levels of the organization to ensure the achievement of objectives. This position will serve as a technical advisor to business leaders to influence and drive business transformation and growth across all areas of the healthcare system.

 

To be considered for the opportunity candidates should send their resume to:

Doug Greenberg

Senior Client Partner

IT Healthcare Services

Doug.Greenberg@kornferry.com 

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, support, and direction for information systems (clinical & non-clinical) through collaboration, education, and relationship building.
  • Function as a key member of the senior management team and as an advisor, a strategic partner, and leader to management and physicians on information technology matters.
  • 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) a strong information systems management team that is service oriented.
  • Maximize staff performance and technical expertise through clearly defined objectives, training, skill development and performance evaluation.
  • Build strong relationships with physician and hospital leadership to build trust, support and optimize customer satisfaction at all levels.
  • Develop and communicate an information systems management, governance structure, and project statuses to all levels of the organization.
  • Assure that the management structure supports the effective delivery of systems, provides excellent service, and assures the integrity of the information resources infrastructure and applications.
  • Lead the 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.
  • 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 and advanced clinical systems across the Health System.
  • IT Governance: Provide cost-effective management, rationalization, and simplification of the company’s portfolio of systems and projects.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure ITS is adhering to the reliability, performance, and customer expectation.
  • 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 internal controls.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments, advances and trends in healthcare and information technology, and federal and state legislation to ensure optimal professional effectiveness and competence.

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be a visionary leader with strong strategic skills, exceptional communication skills, and track record of fostering transparent, positive relationships with clinicians, leaders, teams, and board members
  • Candidates should have the vision and drive to lead an organization in its continued quest to be a best in class workplace

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required, preferably in computer science or related field

Education:

  • Master's degree preferred in computer science or related field

Relevant Experience:

  • 15 years of progressively responsible IT operations and service leadership related experience in a multi-site health system organization
  • Demonstrated success and expertise in broad information technology healthcare leadership, including improving customer satisfaction, evaluating innovative advanced technology, managing fiscal performance, partnering with clinical and business stakeholders
  • Demonstrated understanding of business constraints and an ability to independently develop and convey highly complex strategic concepts in a concise and consumable manner for various audiences
  • Capacity to deliver on deadlines while contributing to various stakeholders, projects, and business relationships at once
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and thrive in ambiguity, remain cool-headed with curve balls, and withstand the tests of a dynamic environment with resilience and resolve
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence to help manage complex relationships partners, stakeholders, design, engineering, and leadership
  • Strong technical understanding and ability to engage at a detailed level with cyber security, infrastructure, endpoint, and telecommunications team leaders
  • Desire and patience to coach others on all aspects of the product discipline while remaining open to learning and adapting
  • Excellent verbal & written communications and strong storytelling/presentation skills

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  

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