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Technical Director, Information Technology
Full Time, Days with Occasional Off-Shifts
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Director of Technology will serve as a key direct report to the Vice President, Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO) and will be part of the IT leadership team. The role is to align technology vision with business strategy by integrating organizational processes with the appropriate technologies. The Director of Technology is also responsible for all aspects of developing, implementing and maintaining technology and security initiatives within the organization, ensuring high performance, consistency, reliability and scalability of all technology offerings. This individual maintains existing enterprise systems, while providing direction in all technology and security-related issues in support of information operations and core company values.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Leads strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future technologies.
  • Designs, presents and administers integrated technology solutions architecture, strategies, policies and security standards.
  • Collaborates with the appropriate departments and outside vendors to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports organizational needs.
  • Develops/contributes to IT business plans, staffing, budgeting, and process decisions that support both the long-term and the short-term objectives.
  • Develops and communicates business/technology alignment plans to executive team, staff, partners, customers and stakeholders.
  • Directs development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery.
  • Coordinates and oversees architecture implementation and modification activities.
  • Oversees the Information Security Management function of the organization, including the development, documentation, implementation, operation and maintenance of all information security programs. Heads ongoing activities to preserve the availability, integrity and confidentiality of organization information resources in compliance with applicable security policies and standards.
  • Safeguards the organization's computers, networks and data against threats, such as security breaches, computer viruses or attacks by cyber-criminals, avoiding loss of confidential information, lost revenue and fines from regulatory agencies for failing to protect data.
  • Stays abreast of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance.
  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by the user community and/or clients and recommends technical solutions.
  • Maintains a high level of technical excellence.
  • Maintains competency in and thorough understanding of trends and technology futures in digital health, including mobile apps, consumer devices, application programing interfaces and digital platforms.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred, including MBA or Master's in Computer Science.
  • 15 years of experience managing and/or directing technological operations with a proven ability to lead a progressive IT group to develop and implement IT programs on time and within budget.
  • 10 years of experience working in the healthcare industry.
  • 10 years of experience in strategic technology planning, execution and policy development.
  • CISSP certification desired.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Performs effectively in a complex, changing environment with proven successes in collaboration, communication, critical thinking and futures planning.
  • Excellent verbal, presentation, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, influencing decisions and outcomes and facilitating consensus.
  • Proven leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, programming, media and desktops.
  • Solid understanding of computer systems' characteristics, features and integration capabilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of data enterprise software applications, outsourcing standard practices, integration, interoperability and information exchange standard practices.
  • Ability to work with multiple technologies and ability to quickly learn and use new technologies.
  • Technical experience with security, systems networking, databases, Web development and user support.
  • Exposure to business theory, business processes, management, budgeting and business office operations.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of advanced technologies, including mobile computing, data warehousing and security.
  • Ability to analyze complex technology problems and develop recommendations and solutions that are understood in business terms.
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