Healthcare IT Director - Healthcare

  • $180,000
  • Reno [Nevada]
  • Permanent
  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise Networking

We are partnered with a managed service provider (MSP) specializing in IT solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Midwest and Western United States .

They are now seeking a Healthcare IT Director to oversee the strategy, implementation, and progression of information systems. 

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in both healthcare and information technology, with a proven track record of leading IT teams and initiatives in a hospital setting. You will be working closely with clinical and administrative staff to ensure technologies meet the needs of each department as well as that of the overarching organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the healthcare IT strategy in alignment with the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Lead the HIT department, managing a team of IT professionals, and oversee the recruitment, development, and retention of staff.
  • Ensure the reliable and secure operation of all information systems, including electronic health records (EHR), clinical decision support systems, and telemedicine platforms.
  •  Oversee the implementation of new systems and the integration of various technologies to facilitate efficient workflows within dissimilar systems.
  •  Manage vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with department heads and key stakeholders to assess and respond to IT needs, ensuring effective communication between IT and other organizational units.
  • Maintain knowledge of emerging technologies along with healthcare regulations to assess their implications for the organization.
  • Ensure compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, and other relevant healthcare IT regulations and standards.
  • Develop and manage the IT budget, including capital investments and operational expenses.
  • Establish and review IT policies and procedures, including disaster recovery plans and data security protocols.
  •  Provide strategic advice and guidance to senior leadership on IT-related matters.

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines: Healthcare Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science.
  •  Minimum of seven years of experience in healthcare IT, with at least three years in a leadership role.
  • Strong understanding of healthcare processes and regulations, including HIPAA and HITECH.
  • Experience with EHR systems, health information exchanges (HIEs), and other clinical information systems.
  • Proven management and leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and lead a diverse team of IT professionals.
  • Excellent communication and people skills, with a history of successful collaboration across departments.
  • Strong project management skills and experience managing complex IT projects.
  • Financial acumen to manage budgets and make cost-effective decisions.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a meticulous approach to IT systems and operations.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: $180,000
  • Paid US Holiday
  • Paid Time Off
  • Comprehensive Health Plans
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • Accident and Disability Coverage
  • Company-paid training and certification
  • Retirement Security
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Salary Advancement
Antonio Costa Senior Vice President

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