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Vice President/Chief Technology Officer

Health First
Rockledge, FL
Health First Vice President/Chief Technology Officer job in Brevard County, Florida
Health First has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for their next Vice President/Chief Technology 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 150,000 member health plan that provides Group, Individual and Medicare Advantage insurance coverage to more than 150,000 members in six counties. The organization has a great mission and leads the market in their county, where there is not a lot of competition. They have a true IDN, with their health plan that they have built and grown. Health First is proud of their status as a “profitable not for profit” organization.


Vice President/Chief Technology Officer Position Overview:

This is an incredible growth opportunity for a VP/Chief Technology Officer to play a key role influencing technology strategy.

The VP/Chief Technology Officer reports to the Chief Information Officer, leads a team of approximately one hundred employees, and is responsible for the architecture, design, implementation, operation, and support of the technology infrastructure services across the Health First enterprise. The focus of responsibilities is on management of the data center, the network, and phones. The CTO serves as the enterprise’s chief technical architect and is also responsible for the Support Desk and IT infrastructure facilities.



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree strongly preferred
  • 5+ years in a senior technology leadership position
  • Experience in strategic planning and policy development
  • Budget management
  • Experience in multi-entity complex, distributed organization


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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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