Chief Information Officer
Job Details
Senior
The David Geffen Center - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Undisclosed
Up to 25%
Any
Information Technology
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the senior manager responsible for all  information management and technology services of APLA Health & Wellness, including risk management and HIPAA security and privacy management of the electronic health record system.

                                                                                            

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop and implement overall institutional strategic technology plans including database and web needs, network, systems development, hardware/software acquisition, and desktop and program integration efforts in coordination with business goals and strategic plans.
  • Interface and consult with other department directors/managers as well as outside vendors in order to reach decisions on hardware and software purchases supporting business requirements.
  • Work in close coordination with other senior staff to determine information reporting needs, and oversee the programming and development of standard and ad-hoc reports as required.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of technology/EHR integration into clinical operations such as streamlined check-in and risk screening.
  • Develop technology policies and procedures designed to improve quality and/or meet staff needs more efficiently.
  • Develop and implement a robust cybersecurity program, including security and disaster planning activities; plan for and provide leadership during emergency situation and manage disaster recovery efforts.
  • Develop and manage information technology budgets and capital investments in coordination with the CEO and CFO; ensure expenditures comply with approved budgets.
  • Manage contractual relationships with service/product providers.
  • Supervise IT, health IT and health informatics staff.
  • Remain up-to-date on health care related technology innovation, and nonprofit and FQHC technology-related audit best practices, including state and federal laws and regulations.

                                                                                    

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

Requirements

Training and Experience:

  • BS or BA degree in computer science, information systems, or a related discipline required, advanced degree preferred
  • At least ten years of experience in all aspects of information systems management; at least five years in a healthcare environment.
  • At least five years of successful executive/management experience in a complex healthcare information system environment.
  • Experience with eClinicalWorks electronic health records is highly desirable.

 

Knowledge of:

  • All facets of IT, including systems applications, database administration, financial systems, networks, telecommunications, computer hardware and software.
  • Project and program management with integrated electronic health records.
  • Data reporting and programming.

 

Ability to:

  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills.
  • Relate well with senior management and patient care providers.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organizational skills.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.    

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