Job Description

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation's leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization's affiliates own, operate or lease 120 hospitals in 20 states with approximately 24,000 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.

The Market CIO creates, supports, and directs development of local information systems short- and long-range plans in concert with hospital goals and objectives for select CHS hospitals based on and in collaboration with CHS corporate strategy and direction. The Market CIO will be responsible for ensuring alignment with hospital and market strategies as well as maximizing physician engagement.
This posting is for Market CIO openings in our below-referenced markets:
·         Jackson, MS
·         Birmingham, AL
·         Austin, TX
·         Tucson, AZ
·         Northwest Indiana
·         New Mexico
·         Alaska
·         North and South Carolina
·         Virginia
·         West Virginia
·         Missouri
Relocation may be required.
Job Requirements:
·         Recruits and retains staff with appropriate skills to design, implement, and support complex hospital and physician practice information technology and systems
·         Directs the evolution of the information systems staff organization in concert with hospital, division, and corporate goals and objectives
·         Ensures on-time and on-budget performance of information systems operations and projects, and compliance with regulations and hospital and corporate policies
·         Uses metrics to demonstrate value and quality of information systems and projects. Defines appropriate service levels and regularly reports on system availability and perform.


   Minimum of 10 years’ experience in information services management which included application development, implementation, project management and user support
·         Degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or hospital management. Masters preferred
·         Ten years progressive experience in hospital information systems, at least seven years in a leadership role
·         Demonstrates a high level of administrative and analytical skills necessary to provide overall direction and strategic planning in an information service environment
·         Demonstrates an extremely high level of interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, to interact effectively with all customers
·         Demonstrates extensive knowledge of information processing and distribution systems including application/programming tools, voice, data, video, imaging and text communication systems and related networks, as well as applicable regulations
·         Acquisitions, divestitures, and mergers
·         Negotiation
·         Return on investment ("ROI") analysis
·         Contract review and management
·         Team building
·         Budget development and management
·         Staff development and management
·         Information system selection, implementation, support, and turn-down
·         Strategic planning
·         Management with metrics
·         Data center operations
·         LAN and WAN operations
·         Clinician relationship management
·         Physician relationship management
·         Centralized hospital business office operations

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