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Vice President, Information Technology

Company: Presbyterian Homes
Location: Skokie
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a leader that believes that technology can change the lives of older adults and employees who care for them? Can you bring that drive and passion to work everyday and impact the lives of those we serve? Our employees work as one team and aspire to deliver a personalized experience to our residents through collaboration and knowledge sharing of their expertise. We are looking for candidates at Presbyterian Homes that like to lead by example creating a positive work environment and living community experience that inspires wellness, independence, joy and security for our residents and families. We truly believe our people are our greatest asset at Presbyterian Homes which has led our team members to consistently rate us as a great workplace in confidential engagement surveys and earning its excellent reputation today. We are more than just a career choice - join a community where you will be appreciated and given opportunities to grow your career and make a difference! Position Overview This leadership role will encompass the development, evaluation, and coordination of implementation of information technology initiatives that support the overall mission and objectives of Presbyterian Homes. With input from the leadership team, the VPIT will participate in policy- and decision-making for resource allocation and future direction and control of proposed IS and communication systems projects. Essential Functions

  • Establishes and updates annual and five-year strategic and tactical plans for Information Technology functions for Presbyterian Homes
  • Provides oversight and governance and secures resources to implement the long-range I.T. plan
  • Leads user application support and application rollout process throughout the application lifecycle: from requirements gathering to the RFP process and implementation and ongoing support/maintenance, this position will collaborate with the operations team to determine appropriate application mix for the organization
  • Responsible for the continuous management of information security policies, procedures, and technical systems in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all organizational information systems
  • Quickly establishes an understanding of user perspectives, and help maintain high levels of resident and staff satisfaction with technology use
  • As it relates to IT and HIPAA, oversees all aspects of risk management, security policies, and IT infrastructure
  • Assesses system needs to meet needs in terms of privacy, security, contingency and backups, general protection of data and computer resources, and continuous access and availability of services
  • Meets regularly with the management team to report on projects and priorities of the department in support of objectives and mission of Presbyterian Homes. Maintains the established resident-centered environment and strong user perspective
  • Manages annual operating and capital budgets to ensure that the I.T. department has the resources needed to meet expectations of users and residents
  • Collaborates with the management team to continue to support and enhance delivery of reliable and secure computer, network and internet services to staff and residents
  • Manages operations, systems support and budget, including the hiring/dismissal of employees and overseeing daily work routines and services
  • Establishes and revises I.T. policies and procedures as needed for the organization, the department, and system users. Ensures policies are current, reflect operational and regulatory needs, and support a stable technical environment Skills/Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree with a concentration in Information Technology required. Masters in Business Administration is a plus.
  • At least ten years of experience in progressive information technology leadership roles within multi-site healthcare systems with a preference for those which include Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs).
  • Experience in supporting and/or developing user applications is required; understanding user application procurement (RPF), deployment and ongoing support and maintenance is also required these applications include, but are not limited to: financial, healthcare, human resources and general back office applications to help run the organization).
  • Experience in implementing/managing electronic medical records.
  • Experience with or knowledge of Netsmart myUnity is a plus (Electronic Medical Record).
  • Knowledge of healthcare, not-for-profit organizations.
  • Good technical skills and knowledge, including demonstrated knowledge and experience with information technology and communications systems and applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to diverse non-technical audiences.
  • Data management and analytics experience in providing dashboard reporting for business decision.
  • Solid record of information services leadership with focus on user satisfaction. Benefits:
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental Vision
  • Long-term Disability & Extended Illness Bank Program
  • Employee wellness program with medical benefit deduction incentives and cash bonuses!
  • Confidential employee assistance program
  • Generous Paid Time Off/PTO plan. It is a plan that rolls over year to year.
  • Employee lounges and meal discount program.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match and baseline
  • Scholarship programs including Tuition reimbursement
  • Citizenship Funding Program
  • On-site Fitness Centers staffed with certified personal trainers

Keywords: Presbyterian Homes, Skokie , Vice President, Information Technology, Executive , Skokie, Illinois

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