Valley Health has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify and present individuals for their Chief Technology Officer Position.


Organization Overview

Based in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health is composed of six core hospitals:

  • Hampshire Memorial Hospital
  • Page Memorial Hospital
  • Shenandoah Memorial Hospital
  • War Memorial Hospital
  • Warren Memorial Hospital
  • Winchester Medical Center

The health system has 5,300 Employees and 604 Inpatient beds and received Healthcare’s Most Wired designation in 2015.

Chief Technology Officer Position Highlights

The Valley Health System Director & Chief Technology Officer’s (CTO) role is to align technology vision with business strategy by integrating company processes with the appropriate technologies.

Key position responsibilities include:

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining technology initiatives within the organization, assuring high performance, consistency, reliability and scalability of all technology offerings.
  • Maintaining existing enterprise systems, while providing direction in all technology-related issues in support of information operations and core company values.
  • Ensuring IT security operations are performed in accordance with all security policies as defined by IT and VHS security.
  • Performing capacity planning, IT service level management, configuration management, data center operations as well as disaster recovery, planning and testing.
  • Providing overall support for on campus and off campus LAN/WAN connectivity, VoIP phone system, end-user device engineering and configuration (e.g. desktops, laptops, mobile PCs, BYOD, MDM/MAM, etc.), server systems, storage systems (including backup and recovery operations), backup, and redundancy (i.e. business continuity/high availability) for all technology systems as appropriate.
  • Evaluating and recommending strategies for outsourcing, “cloud sourcing” and hosting opportunities where it makes technical and economic sense for VHS.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • Master’s Degree in Technology or Business Admin preferred
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in technology operations management
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in strategic technology planning, and execution
  • Strong record of healthcare IT successes
  • Technical skills in the areas of telemedicine, security and data centers
  • Experience with developing relationships and building strong communication bridges
  • Senior executive experience with a multi-hospital system
  • Proven experience with transformational leadership