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Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-89590162

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Eastern Maine Healthcare System

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  Job posted:   Sun May 13, 2018
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Vice President, Chief Information Officer
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**Interested candidates should contact the B.E. Smith agency as follows:**
**Ann Terry, Talent Consultant - 913-752-2177 or
Michael Hill, VP Senior Executive Search - 704-807-6181 or
Teresa Young, Exec. Search Coordinator - 913-752-4500 or**
**Position Summary:**
This is the highest IT leadership role for the enterprise. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) has complete ownership of the establishment and execution of the enterprise wide IT strategy, and ensures its alignment with the enterprise's business strategy and the delivery of capabilities required to achieve business success. As a member of the enterprise executive leadership team and reporting to the health system Chief Operating Officer, the CIO participates in and contributes to overall enterprise business strategy development, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of leveraging information and technology in business model design, business processes re-engineering, products and services development, and support for competitive advantage
**Job Functions and Duties:**
o Sets the mission and vision of the IT organization to foster business-oriented culture and mindset.
o Leads the development of the IT strategy and roadmap; ensures its integration with the enterprise's strategic planning process, and the resulting business strategy and plans.
o Acts as a trusted advisor, and builds and maintains relationships with other C-level executives and business unit leaders to develop a clear understanding of business needs; ensures cost-effective delivery of IT services to meet those needs, and is able to respond with agility to changing business priorities. Uses influencing and negotiation skills to create synergies across the enterprise to enable cost-effective and innovative shared solutions in achievement of business goals.
o Collaborates with executive leadership and business partners to define and execute the digital business strategy. Participates in and contributes to the assessment of external digital opportunities and threats, and internal technology capabilities required to achieve desired competitive positioning.
o Maintains currency on new technologies and platforms and provides direction on what emerging technologies to be assimilated, integrated and introduced within the enterprise to ensure IT capabilities respond to the needs of the enterprise's digital business strategy. Provides strategic direction in the IT organization's innovation efforts and role in experimenting with new solutions to take advantage of those opportunities in the fulfillment of the digital business strategy of the enterprise.
o Provides strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems and programs that fulfill the needs of the business, including enterprise architecture management, application management, security and risk management, and infrastructure and operations support management.
o Develops and controls annual operating and capital expenditure budget for IT to ensure it is consistent with overall strategic objectives of the enterprise and is within plan.
o Enhances the capabilities of IT by leveraging a multitude of resources, both internally and externally.
o Directs the development of IT sourcing strategy and provides executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management.
o Works with HR and the IT leadership team to develop an IT "people strategy" that aligns with the business and IT strategy. Both teams work together to continually look for leading-edge and innovative solutions to the recruitment, development and retention of the IT workforce.
o Develops and maintains an IT workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills and competencies that balance the needs between growing the agility required to achieve digital business objectives and ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable and efficient.
o Leads the establishment and execution of a digital workplace strategy that ensures employees have the tools and work environment to be more engaged, productive and effective.
o Serves on enterprise planning and policymaking committees; drives the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.
o Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff.
o Oversee all implementations of existing and new systems. Current ongoing major implementations include Cerner and Lawson. Also, ensure that support is being provided to the executive team for the current Deloitte project being led by the Chief Financial Officer.
**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:**
o Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate an IT vision that inspires and motivates IT staff and aligns to the business strategy.
o Ability to instill confidence in the business and demonstrate the business value of IT.
o Effective influencing and negotiation skills in an environment where resources may not be in direct control of this role.
o Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills.
o Strong business acumen, including industry, domain-specific knowledge of the enterprise and its business units.
o Expertise in budget planning and financial management.
o Deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business and how they may be applied to the enterprise to drive digital business.
o Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a strategic people plan that ensures that the right people are in the right roles at the right time and that employees are highly engaged and satisfied.
o Ability to identify and leverage resources internally and externally to the enterprise to enhance capabilities that drive digital business.
o Ability to drive organizational change and build capabilities that effectively balance the needs between continuously exploiting capabilities to optimize operational efficiency and delivering innovative and agile IT solutions to enable the business to explore digital business opportunities.
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, and business concepts to the IT workforce.
**Education and Experience Requirements:**
o Master's degree in Business, IT or related field required.
o Fifteen or more years of experience in IT and business/industry field required, at least five of which must be in a leadership role.
o Preferably five or more years of experience in related, industry-leading, large, cross-functional teams and/or enterprise wide programs, influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.
o Demonstrated experience in IT strategic planning, organization design and development required.
o Preferably proven experience or demonstrated capability in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments by taking advantage of digital opportunities to innovate business models and enable the digitalization of the business.
**Physical Demands
**Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally, sitting most of the time, and only brief periods of standing and walking.
**EMHS Mission**
EMHS partners with individuals and communities to improve health and well-being by providing high quality, cost effective services.
**EMHS Values**
To accomplish its mission, EMHS will embrace these values:
Passion: We demonstrate a passion for caring for others and the pursuit of service excellence in all that we do.
Innovation: We are capable of extraordinary creativity and are willing to explore new ideas to achieve our healthcare mission.
Integrity: We commit to the highest standards of behavior and doing the correct thing for the right reasons.
Respect: We respect the dignity, worth, and rights of others.
Accountability: We take a responsible and disciplined approach to achieving our priorities and responding to an ever-changing environment.
Partnership: Working together in collaboration and teamwork is more powerful than working alone.
**EMHS Pillars**
Our pillars of excellence help guide our present and future successes:
People - Attract, engage, and retain the talent needed to excel in the new healthcare model.
Service - Ensure accessibility and a culture of safety, courtesy, and respect.
Quality - Drive measurable excellence in areas of strategic importance.
Finance - Assure sufficient financial resources under changing healthcare models.
Growth - Achieve mission oriented, strategic growth.
Community - Partner with community groups to improve population health for selected high risk conditions or geographies
In addition to these six pillars, EMHS is committing to new initiatives in community health, driven by data provided by our Community Health Needs Assessment. These initiatives include pursuing ideas relative to reducing obesity in our communities, preventing chronic disease, increasing access to healthcare, and decreasing substance abuse in Maine.

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