- Company Name:
- PRIDE Health
The Senior Director of Clinical Applications shall provide leadership and management for the Inpatient Clinical Information System implementation and support teams. His/her charge is to lead the efforts to provide, build, and maintain the Inpatient Electronic Health Record (CIS), its infrastructure, equipment, and services
that meet the needs of the Hospitals and Health System. The Senior Director of Clinical Applications is responsible for all aspects of information technology management and control, including supervision of information technology employees; budget preparation and management; recommendations for technical acquisitions; and development of guidelines, standards and procedures. The Director is charged with participating in strategic planning, tactical action, and operational decision-making to fulfill the mission of the Health System. The Director must possess initiative and drive; have broad relevant technical knowledge with excellent management expertise and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Provide leadership, vision, and management to the CIS Applications department
Participate in the revision of the CIS Strategic Plan on an annual basis ensuring its coherence with the overall health system strategic plan
Work with hospital administration, Faculty physicians, allied staff and the Office of the CIO to assess and respond to IT needs
Hold regular departmental meetings to review strategic goals and initiatives, promote team building and work to provide growth paths for staff
Supervise the ongoing operations of the CIS Applications Team providing quality and timely support to health system employees concerning hardware and software needs
Provide day-to-day supervision, conduct performance appraisals, and delegate work assignments for all CIS Applications personnel
Recruit, hire, and provide appropriate training for CIS Applications staff
Administer the cost center’s budget
Serve on planning and policy-making committees.
Hardware and Systems Software
Assure the infrastructure will permit a meaningful end user experience for the CIS.
Identify emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within the infrastructure
Ensure that the client stay current and competitive with respect to IT infrastructure & services
Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer
systems and software packages.
Assess new computing technologies and the feasibility of system enhancements to determine potential value for the health system
Serve as primary contact with outside vendors to coordinate upgrades, resolve ongoing issues and develop strategic vision.
Systems Operations and Maintenance
Ensure the continual functioning of mission critical systems
Maintain security and privacy of the information systems
Develop, review, and certify all back-up and disaster recovery procedures and plans
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty in an exemplary fashion. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The successful candidate must possess a user-centric, positive attitude and a desire to work in a team oriented environment that serves a diverse and engaged population.
Minimum Education, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor\'s degree in computer science, information systems, or healthcare related field and five years management/leadership experience. Master\'s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or healthcare related field is strongly preferred
Strong analytical and logical problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal communication and relational skills, good organizational and project management skills; sound judgment; initiative; flexibility; detail-oriented
Documented working experience with Inpatient Clinical Information system software; knowledge of SCM strongly preferred.
For additional opportunities, please visit our website: http://www.pride-healthcare.com
Please fax or email resumes to:
Manager of Healthcare Recruitment
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2220
, NY 10170
212.235.5365 - direct
212.235.5350 - main
212.599.3427 - fax