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Director of Information Technology

Category:

Information Technology

Description:

The IT Director is responsible for overseeing and managing the Information Technology department and ensuring that our health system operational umbrella, which includes a 25 bed hospital and 3 multi-provider affiliated primary care clinics, has technology systems that are reliable, up-to-date, and that meet the operational demands of a 24/7 integrated healthcare system. The IT Director will work closely with senior management to develop technology policy and strategy to be administered throughout the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees IT operations
  • Leads team of IT staff
  • Work with senior management to design an IT strategy that supports overall system strategy
  • Analyzes business requirements for IT needs and systems
  • Communicates within IT team and across departments as needed
  • Works to increase user satisfaction
  • Manage & oversee all stages of the development cycle for new projects
  • Assesses need for new equipment and software
  • Identify, contract, evaluate, and hold accountable supporting vendors as required
  • Maintain existing systems and programs, ensuring that necessary maintenance & updates are completed
  • Stay up to date on security risks, manage annual security risk evaluation process, and ensure overall system security and integrity in the context of a 24/7 healthcare provider
  • Assess and maintain disaster recovery systems and strategy
  • Prepares progress and budget reports for administration
  • Hires new members of IT staff
  • Manages company help desk
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises 1-4 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Associates required/ Bachelor preferred in information technology, information systems, computer science or related field (extensive experience in similar role would be considered in lieu of degree)
  • Minimum six years of experience working in IT operations
  • Minimum three years of experience overseeing IT teams and projects
  • Certification and continuing education preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Closing:

Open until filled

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