Kirby Partners Retained by UW Medicine to Fill CISO Position

Posted on 08-26-2021
CISO job search process started for UW Medicine

We are pleased to announce the national job search process has begun to find a Chief Information Security Officer for UW Medicine.

UW Medicine is Seattle’s nationally ranked health system and Washington’s only health system that directly connects care with a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. 

UW Medicine’s health system includes three hospitals, the region’s only Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center, as well as more than 300 outpatient sites of care.

The UW Medicine family of healthcare providers, researchers, faculty, and staff includes: 

  • Airlift Northwest 
  • Harborview Medical Center 
  • UW Medical Center 
  • UW Neighborhood Clinics 
  • UW Physicians 
  • UW School of Medicine 
  • Valley Medical Center

The University of Washington School of Medicine is one of the nation’s leading research institutions and is ranked #1 for primary care and education by the U.S. News & World Report.

Relocation is required to Seattle, ranked #13 Best Cities to Live In by U.S. News & World Report. Seattle is a dynamic urban city located on Washington’s Puget Sound that offers year-round outdoor recreation opportunities and is recognized for its award-winning restaurants, eclectic music and arts scene, museums, and galleries. 

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will provide leadership for planning, developing, directing, and operating an innovative, trusted, and reliable information security program to support the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic institutional information at UW Hospitals and Clinics. 

The CISO Reports to the CIO at the University of Washington (UW) Medicine Information Technology Services and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the President of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics. 

Collaboration will be a key part of this position, both with key stakeholders at UW Medicine and the university.  As a federated system, being able to influence, as well as develop and maintain relationships will be critical to success.  The three-year vision for the IT department is orientated towards service and people.  

More information and an application can be found on our searches page.

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