Mount Sinai Careers

IT Director - Applications Development and Support

New York, New York
Information Technology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Applications Development and Support - Req #2287684

IT Director


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Director of Information Technology will require relevant experience leading technology teams, preferably Integration or Interoperability, in a Healthcare Environment. Capability to navigate through challenges be adaptable to the differing needs. Someone who has experience and is comfortable implementing change in process and structure and can share the vision and strategic direction of the department. Someone who is very clear on their core values and leadership style, highly self-aware and a high level of emotional intelligence.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Directs the utilization of information system resources and plans, designs, and implements organization wide information systems and technologies.
2. Assigns and coordinates the work of Information Technologies staff, contractors and vendors. Provides overall technical leadership within a structure that is consistently expanding through organization wide system development and departmental utilization of microcomputers.
3. Directs the day-to-day operations of the assigned area(s) of responsibility, including the allocation of resources and staff. Remains current with technological advances and be able to apply them where applicable.
4. Coordinates planning, design, implementation, and technical support of organization wide information systems, networks, and departmental applications.
5. Directs the development of the Information Technologies operating budget and maintains necessary controls to assure compliance with budgeted expenses, resources, and staff projections.
6. Assists in the development of organization-wide systems standards (hardware, software, network systems) policies and procedures.
7. Responsible for development and implementation of information systems disaster recovery plans.
8. Develops staff and monitor programs to support production services including staffing, standards, productivity analysis, cost factors, benefits realization, and operations processing.
9. Coordinates, develops, and executes program for continual measurement of the organization’s information systems, and communication networks’ performance and effectiveness.
10. Ensures the provision of cost efficient information services and systems. Anticipate developments in fields of information technology. Write recommendations for management review of enhancements to existing systems through ongoing review.
11. Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
12. Assists in the development of organization-wide systems standards (hardware, software, network systems) policies and procedures.
13. Performs other related duties

Education: Bachelors degree in Business Administration and/or Information Systems with course work in Computer Science or equivalent. Master's preferred. 

  • 15+ years in Healthcare IT with a focus in Integration, Interoperability/HIE
  • 10+ years as a Leader in Healthcare IT
  • 5+ years in an Epic environment
  • 5+ years with Health Information Exchange.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – Need to develop executive level summaries, strategic road maps and value propositions
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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