Posted on May 17, 2021

Chief Information/Technology Officer

Provides vision and leadership to the development, implementation and maintenance of the overall information systems and technology architecture of Covington County Hospital healthcare system and other entities within Covington’s management portfolio.  Candidate should have expert knowledge in working within a healthcare system, the reporting structure, and IT needs throughout healthcare systems.

Expectations and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Design, configure and manage the server and network infrastructure, including severs, firewalls, switches, wireless networks, and various third party applications.  Management of multiple EMR systems (CPSI, eClinical Works, American HealthTech, Cerner, Epower Doc, etc.).  Knowledge in EMR is vital.  Create and manage onsite and virtual helpdesk functionality as well as mentoring providers and staff with regards to technology within the system.  Prior experience delivering high availability systems in a 274/7 environment across geographically dispersed business.  Establish a culture of innovation and maximization of information systems.  Leverage IT solutions to improve effectiveness and efficiency of operations, including data analytics capabilities and the deployment of innovative technology to support the mission and strategic goals.  Understanding of national trends, best practices and emerging threats.  Always has an eye out for innovative solution technology with a healthcare focus.  Maximization of the patient/customer technology experience including but not limited to:  website apps, patient portal, in-room Alexa functionality, artificial intelligence implementation, smart equipment management and implementation.

Requirements:  Entrepreneurial and innovative.  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Health/Hospital Administration, Public Health, Business administration or related field.  Master’s preferred.  Minimum of 10 years experience with increasing responsibilities for management and support of healthcare information systems and  information technology

Additional Information
Position Type: Full Time

Contact Information
Careers at Covington County Hospital
Fax: 601-698-0191