Senior Director IT, Hospital & Acute Care Applications

St. Luke's University Health Network
Lehigh Valley, PA
Sr.Director IT, Acute Care & Applications open position at St. Luke's
St. Luke’s University Health Network has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Senior Director IT, Hospital & Acute Care Applications.

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) is a non-profit, fully integrated system providing services at ten hospitals and more than 300 sites in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, Schuylkill, Bucks, Montgomery, Berks, Monroe and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania and Warren and Hunterdon counties in New Jersey.

SLUHN has won the Watson Health Top 100 Hospitals Award in the major teaching hospital category for four years in a row, widely regarded as one of the highest honors in the health care industry. The Network has also been routinely honored by a multitude of other organizations, including U.S. News & World Report in its annual listings of America’s Best Hospitals and Hospital Top Performance.

Senior Director IT, Hospital & Acute Care Applications Job Overview

The Senior Director IT, Hospital & Acute Care Applications at St. Luke’s University Health Network is an incredible opportunity for an experienced IT leader seeking a high-profile, collaborative position to join a growing and innovative multi-hospital system.

This Senior Director will report to an Associate CIO and assist in the organization’s mission to create a world-class health IT structure.

This position will be responsible for day-to-day management and long-term strategic direction for St. Luke’s portfolio of applications including Epic and third parties that support Epic for Inpatient and Ambulatory. St. Luke’s has utilized Epic as their EHR for over six years, and plans to implement Cardiology and HomeCare modules this year. St. Luke’s is at Epic Gold Star Level 8.

The IT team is led by a strong CIO and in addition to the Epic team have an Innovation group, and a Development Department. The organization is hungry for more technology and new ideas; there is strong support from operational and executive leaders for IT investment.

The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in a variety of healthcare technology concepts, practices, and procedures, and have extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. He/She will also be outwardly focused and attend, participate, and share St. Luke’s successes with industry leaders.

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The Senior Director has overall responsibility for the proper implementation, monitoring and maintenance of information systems as well as affiliates to support clinical, certain financial, administrative, strategic and other needs, in all operating environments.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of experience in a Healthcare environment
  • 2-4 years of Resource or Project Management
  • 5+ years of supervisory experiences
  • General, Radiology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physician Services, Laboratory, Patient Care Services, Revenue and Patient Processing application experience
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or Healthcare Administration, or other Advanced Degree
  • Epic experience
  • Additional experience in Ancillary, clinical or revenue applications, and HL7


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