System VP Chief Information Officer

Health First
Rockledge, FL
chief information officer
Health First has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for their System VP Chief Information Officer.

Health First is a not-for-profit, community healthcare system located in Brevard County, Florida. Health First includes four acute care hospitals, a Level II Trauma Center, a Level II NICU, a robust Medical Group, four fitness centers, a vibrant home care division, a hospice care team, a variety of outpatient services, a training and education center and more. Health First is proud to have more than 8,500 associates committed to achieving the top 10th percentile nationwide for quality/no harm, stewardship and customer service.

Health First Hospitals:

  • Cape Canaveral Hospital
  • Holmes Regional Medical Center
  • Palm Bay Hospital
  • Viera Hospital

Health First also manages their own health plan that provides Group, Individual and Medicare Advantage insurance coverage to more than 150,000 members in six counties.

System VP Chief Information Position Overview:

Health First is a true Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) and is positioned for the future of healthcare. The opportunity to come into the organization as their System Vice President/Chief Information Officer (SVP/ CIO) and be part of a healthcare transformation and integration will be both challenging and rewarding. As an organization with the majority of the market in Brevard County, they are instrumental in the well being of their community. The SVP/CIO will be responsible for enterprise-wide technology, including vision, strategy and leadership.

The SVP/CIO will have responsibility for all information system resources to support Health First hospitals, Ambulatory, Physicians and the Health First Plan divisions. The role will lead the organization in planning and implementing enterprise information systems to support the business operations, strategic goals, and health system integrated corporate initiatives.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees
  • 10+ years of CIO experience in healthcare
  • Experience with a health plan, insurance or managed care or equivalent experience in a leadership role
  • 5+ years project management experience working in a health care environment or health care systems vendor or consulting firm
  • Lean Six Sigma or equivalent preferred

 

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Please note that Kirby Partners exclusively represents this opportunity and all candidates will be presented through our team of executive recruiters.  If you have questions about this position, please email Steve Bennett.

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