Job Description

Chief Information Officer

Department: IT

Management: Yes, Exempt

Schedule: Full-Time 0800am - 1700pm

Reports To: President & CEO

Summary:

The CIO has complete ownership of and accountability for the establishment and execution of the enterprise wide technology needs, operations, and strategy and ensures its alignment with Beverly Hospital’s business strategy and the delivery of capabilities required to achieve business success and safe patient care.  As a member of the Administrative leadership team, the CIO participates in and contributes to overall Beverly Hospital operations and strategic development, bringing current knowledge and future vision to leverage information and technology in business model design, business processes re-engineering, operational improvements, and support for the Beverly Hospital mission and service to its community.

This position prepares and makes presentations to Executives, the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committees. The Chief Information Officer, in a collaborative and structured fashion, helps set priorities and sequence for Beverly Hospital portfolios and projects. This position launches new programs, implements new systems, integrates new vendor solutions, and provides direction to cross-functional teams. The CIO works across all departments on major initiatives and leads by influence and communication.  The CIO is also a hands-on position within the IT Department.  The CIO ensures a service-oriented culture and operating philosophy is maintained throughout the IT Department. 

Requirements:

Ability to take ownership and accountability for the overall functions of the IT Department. Comprehensive knowledge of Meditech systems design and development process, including requirements analysis, feasibility studies, software design, programming, pilot testing, installation, evaluation and operational management. Successful leadership of system integration, system operations, upgrades, conversions, and migrations of Electronic Health Records systems, telecommunication operations. CMS “Meaningful Use” and client server applications. Knowledge of the Nurse Practice Act, Title XXII, CMS, DNV, and other local, state, and federal regulations.  Outstanding leadership skills with strong ability to effectively create and communicate the IT vision and inspire and motivate IT staff. Ability to instill confidence in the business and demonstrate the business value of IT. Effective influence and negotiation skills within IT and with business partners and vendors. Strong business acumen.  Expertise in budget planning and financial management of IT.  Ability to drive organizational change within and beyond IT functions.  Knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies.  Expertise with Information Security and Privacy practices.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology to business leaders, Board members, and others not immersed within the technology world.

Education and Experience:

BSN or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.  Eight (8) years information systems experience.  Minimum five (5) years of experience in management and/or project management/operational planning.