Job: CIO, Outsourcing Services in Alpharetta, GA or remotely


    McKesson Corp. seeks a Hospital CIO/Site Director. This position requires 75% travel.

    Responsible for the client relationships, day-to-day management and overall profitability of an IT outsourcing client. Allocates company resources to achieve account specific performance objectives in accordance with budgeted gross margin parameters. Partners with applicable sales force members to use accounts as reference sites for future business and with specific renewal efforts. Act as company executive assigned to mediate contractual disputes, out-of-scope work, accounts receivables issues, amendments to core contract, etc. Ensures that accurate and meaningful data collection and reporting is occurring at their account site.

    Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Healthcare. MBA Preferred.

    8+ years of information technology and healthcare experience along with senior leadership-level experience. Strategic-level IT management/ operational accountability for large-scale setting.

    Manage the health care environment to the mutual benefit of client and business. Able to manage large scale profit/loss statements. Ability to negotiate with internal and external customers. Strong executive presence and relationship management skills.

    PURPOSE OF JOB: Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a hospital's information systems department and/or other services as provided by the Outsourcing contract.

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: 1. Plans, organizes, and directs the programming and computer operation activities of the electronic data processing unit; confers with administrative officials and other concerned persons to determine specific management and information needs.

    2. Supervises directly, or through subordinate supervisors, a staff of programmers, computer operators, and other technical and clerical employees engaged in activities of the unit; confers with and advises subordinate personnel concerning administrative policies and procedures, technical problems, program priorities and methods; establishes project priorities; plans work schedules.

    3. Analyzes and evaluates current and new data processing equipment; determines ways and means by which further automation may be economically and efficiently effected; makes recommendations to administrative officials concerning the replacement of obsolete equipment with more advanced and efficient machines of greater capacity and versatility.

    4. Plans, directs, and administers training programs for technical and non-technical employees; reviews and revises on-the-job training methods and techniques; interviews prospective employees; orders supplies; operates electronic computers and auxiliary equipment as needed; prepares unit budget.

    5. Directs the preparation and maintenance of necessary records and reports.

    ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:Education/Training: Typically requires a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.Experience: Typically requires 10 years experience in a hospital information services department, including 5 years information services department management experience.

    Specialized Knowledge & Skills: Excellent communication skills. Customer service skills. Interpersonal/relationship building skills. Analytical and budgeting skills. Business planning skills.Type Equipment Used: PC, telephone, calculator, fax machine, copy machine.Work Environment/Physical Demands: General office environment.

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