The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the senior manager responsible for all information management and technology services of APLA Health & Wellness, including risk management and HIPAA security and privacy management of the electronic health record system.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and implement overall institutional strategic technology plans including database and web needs, network, systems development, hardware/software acquisition, and desktop and program integration efforts in coordination with business goals and strategic plans.
Interface and consult with other department directors/managers as well as outside vendors in order to reach decisions on hardware and software purchases supporting business requirements.
Work in close coordination with other senior staff to determine information reporting needs, and oversee the programming and development of standard and ad-hoc reports as required.
Oversee the development and implementation of technology/EHR integration into clinical operations such as streamlined check-in and risk screening.
Develop technology policies and procedures designed to improve quality and/or meet staff needs more efficiently.
Develop and implement a robust cybersecurity program, including security and disaster planning activities; plan for and provide leadership during emergency situation and manage disaster recovery efforts.
Develop and manage information technology budgets and capital investments in coordination with the CEO and CFO; ensure expenditures comply with approved budgets.
Manage contractual relationships with service/product providers.
Supervise IT, health IT and health informatics staff.
Remain up-to-date on health care related technology innovation, and nonprofit and FQHC technology-related audit best practices, including state and federal laws and regulations.
OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.
Training and Experience:
?BS or BA degree in computer science, information systems, or a related discipline required, advanced degree preferred
At least ten years of experience in all aspects of information systems management; at least five years in a healthcare environment.
At least five years of successful executive/management experience in a complex healthcare information system environment.
Experience with eClinicalWorks electronic health records is highly desirable.
All facets of IT, including systems applications, database administration, financial systems, networks, telecommunications, computer hardware and software.
Project and program management with integrated electronic health records.
Data reporting and programming.
Excellent writing and oral communications skills.
Relate well with senior management and patient care providers.
Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organizational skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 25 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.
Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes.
Additional Salary Information: APLA Health offers great benefits, competitive pay, and a collaborative working environment!
Dental Insurance (no cost for employee)
Vision Insurance (no cost for employee)
Long Term Disability
Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts
Metro reimbursement or free parking
Employer Matched 403b Retirement Plan
If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark then this is the position for you! This is a great opportunity to make a difference!
Internal Number: IT - Chief Information Of
About APLA Health
APLA Health’s mission is to achieve health care equity and promote well-being for the LGBT and other underserved communities and people living with and affected by HIV. We are a nonprofit, federally qualified health center serving more than 14,000 people annually. We provide 20 different services from 15 locations throughout Los Angeles County, including: medical, dental, and behavioral health care; PrEP counseling and management; health education and HIV prevention; and STD screening and treatment. For people living with HIV, we offer housing support; benefits counseling; home health care; and the Vance North Necessities of Life Program food pantries; among several other critically needed services. Additionally, we are leaders in advocating for policy and legislation that positively impacts the LGBT and HIV communities, provide capacity-building assistance to health departments across the country, and conduct community-based research on issues affecting the communities we serve. For more information, please visit us at aplahealth.org.
A dynamic, diverse staff, a team oriented, collaborative environment, an excellent benefits package, competitive salaries, exciting advancement opportunities, and extensive professional development.