Director of Clinical Support Applications

Moffitt Cancer Center Tampa, FL

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Moffitt Cancer Center has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Director of Clinical Support Applications.
Moffitt Cancer Center is a Top 10 cancer hospital that is dedicated dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Moffitt, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, employs more than 7,000 team members. It is recognized for scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt's staff includes some of the world's best oncology physicians, surgeons, researchers, nurses, and healthcare professionals. The Moffitt Medical Group (MMG) is Florida’s largest multidisciplinary medical group practice that is dedicated to cancer care. The MMG, based at Moffitt Cancer Center, also provides services at other hospitals and clinics throughout the state of Florida and beyond.

Director of Clinical Support Applications Job Overview

With the incredible growth of Moffitt Cancer Center, and the new strategic plan, Impact 2028, Moffitt leadership is investing heavily in the Information Technology division to rapidly accelerate maturity and position the organization for the future. Moffitt’s strategic plan is heavily dependent on information technology; one of three pillars is the Digital Care/Discovery Accelerator led by the new Chief Digital Innovation Officer. In addition to the data organization under the direction of the Chief Data Officer, the CDIO also has responsibility for digital innovation, and the Information Technology organization under the leadership of the Chief Information Officer. IT is a core enabler to the digital strategy and will participate in the design, development and implementation of the digital plan. In order to ensure the core functions of IT are positioned to support a rapidly growing organization and achieve the ambitions of the strategic plan, Moffitt is investing nearly $10 million dollars and recruiting over 90 new team members in IT demonstrating the organization’s commitment to technology excellence. One of the new positions includes the Director of Clinical Support Applications. The Director of Clinical Support Applications is one of five individuals reporting to the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). The CMIO oversees a team that will grow to over 120 team members supporting clinical informatics and technology services for Moffitt Cancer Center. The office of the CMIO includes; Associate CMIO, Director of Pathology Informatics, Director of Clinical Informatics, Director of Patient Care Applications, and the Director of Clinical Support Applications. The Director of Clinical Support Applications will support all ancillary systems, including enterprise imaging, pathology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, and clinical department systems. Some core applications include Cerner, GE PACs, Sunquest Anatomic Pathology, and several other departmental systems. The position will have responsibility for providing applications support for very complex services within the Cancer Center that includes Nextgen technologies needed in a research-enabled cancer center. The IT department needs a solid foundation, ensure the right resources, processes and technologies are in place driving maturity and building strong business partnership across the organization The Director of Clinical Support Applications will work closely with the ancillary department leadership to optimize system functionality and hire and develop advanced technology skills required to support state-of-the-art technologies in support of the mission of the organization to prevent and cure cancer. The position currently has leadership positions for pathology, imaging, and departmental systems. This high-profile position serves as an important advisor to the Cancer Center’s leadership team and will contribute to the formation and execution of the Moffitt technology vision.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8+ years in healthcare
  • 6+ years leading complex software delivery and support
  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated experience in design, development, and implementation of clinical systems
  • Master's degree
  • 3+ years of healthcare IT management experience
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