Chief Information Security Officer
This position has been filled.
Lifespan, Rhode Island's first health system was founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Lifespan's present partners also include Rhode Island Hospital's pediatric division, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Bradley Hospital, Newport Hospital, and Gateway Healthcare. A not-for-profit organization, Lifespan is overseen by a board of volunteer community leaders who are guided by its mission to improve the health status of the people it serves in Rhode Island and New England through the provision of customer friendly, geographically accessible and high value services.
Under the general direction of the Senior VP/CIO, the Chief Information Security Officer directs development, implementation, and oversight of Lifespan’s information technology security infrastructure in compliance with industry best practices and federal and state regulations. Responsibilities include developing information security strategy and implementation plans, as well as polices and procedures related to patient health information and all other confidential information in electronic form. The CISO provides leadership in development, management, control, and security assessment of all Lifespan systems include legacy applications, new applications, data centers, local area networks, wide area networks, firewall/proxy servers, telecommunications systems, service desk, technology centers and facility infrastructure.