Seattle Children’s Hospital has retained Kirby Partners to identify, qualify, and present individuals for their Senior Director, Enterprise Clinical Systems position.

The Senior Director, Enterprise Clinical Systems will play a key role in the aggressive timeline of the hospital’s integrated electronic health record implementation and lead four different departments and a team of approximately 100 individuals.

Seattle Children’s Hospital serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. Seattle Children’s is currently involved in multiple construction projects, including additions to the hospital, new research buildings, and a new build out for IT, located in downtown Seattle.

Key Network Indicators

  • 429,255 patient visits
  • 403 licensed beds
  • 7,282 employees


Senior Director, Enterprise Clinical Systems

Senior Director, Enterprise Clinical Systems Position Description:

The Senior Director of Enterprise Clinical Systems leads the strategic implementation and operational support of a fully integrated electronic health record (EHR) to support the mission of Hope, Care, and Cure at Seattle Children’s. This position will manage the CIS (Clinical Information Systems) team, the Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Team (PARC) team, HIM and Enterprise Imaging. Seattle Children’s currently has Cerner clinical applications for both ambulatory and inpatient and integrated EHR revenue cycle and patient access applications. With a new CIO in place, the IT team is moving forward with major initiatives and change management skills are imperative.


  • Manage four departments with a total team of approximately 100 people
  • Provide mentorship and leadership to the four direct reports
  • Lead departmental change management as well as with the organization as the integrated electronic health record implementation progresses
  • Provide program and project direction
  • Bachelor’s degree- Master’s preferred
  • Experience leading large scale implementation of a major EHR-Epic preferred
  • Over eight years of IT management experience
  • Academic or children’s hospital expertise preferred


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