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Chief Information Officer

Chief Information Officer I
Ascension Healthcare – Jersey City, NJ
Title: Chief Information Officer I
City, State: Amsterdam, NY
Location: 427 St Marys Hospital


FT, Days Ascension Information Services is one of the nation’s largest healthcare information technology services organizations. We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that: * Support rapid and effective clinical decision making * Improve efficiency and care transitions * Foster information sharing across the continuum of care * Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved patient outcomes
Job Summary: The Chief Information Officer I leads and oversees the organization’s information systems (IS) planning, policies and practices in collaboration with executive leadership.


  • Serves as a member of the leadership team and participates in development of the organization’s vision, policies and short/long-term objectives.
  • Directs/manages the design, implementation, operation, and security of the organization’s information systems and applications.
  • Maintains knowledge of information technology trends and recommends cost effective and efficient solutions.
    Serves as liaison between Board of Directors, executive leadership, management, external contacts, and regulatory agencies.
  • Conceives of projects requiring extensive systems integration, large teams and multiple systems, with broad implications
  • Establishes long-term strategic and policy decisions.
  • Possesses a broad strategic vision of the organization’s future services and strategies. Participate in the strategic planning process.
  • Directs organizational-wide processes to prioritize projects and organizational investments. Includes approval of funding of organizational projects and investments in conjunction with customers.
  • Health Care Experience in IT
    • Leading a Service Delivery – support (operations) department at a HCO
    • Experience managing a staff of 20+ associates
    • Strong customer service focus
    • Strong staff development, HR and recruitment experience
    • Budget creation and management
    • Audit compliance
    • Contract Mgt



  • Cerner One Chart experience (NOT required)
  • EMR implementation experience (op’s support is REQIRED – implementation is not)
  • Experience in a matrix’d organization / Mission based organization


How to Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center at 1-855-562-2824 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST M-F.

Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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