UW Medicine's IT Services department is looking for an outstanding Chief Technology Officer to join the team! What are we looking for?Patients Are First focusCustomer service mindsetInterpersonal skills and teamworkResults-oriented attitudeCommitmentAdaptability and flexibilityWhat are the perks?Medical insurance at reasonable rates with TEN plans to choose from!Dental Insurance at no cost to you OR your dependents...AND we have three plans for you to choose from!10 paid holidays annually!1 personal holiday every year!Generous amounts of vacation and sick leave that you can feel good about taking (more than 5 work weeks in your first year) !TWO Retirement plans to choose from – one even matches 100% of your contributions with immediate vesting!Voluntary Investment program to save more towards your retirement!Deferred Compensation program to save even MORE towards your retirement!Flexible Spending Account...Tax Exempt!Dependent Care Assistance program!Long Term Disability insurance!Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance!U-PASS transportation program and discounted parking...PRE-TAX!Tuition Exemption program – at the UW (and other colleges around the state)!Housing resources and home buying options!Auto, home, renter, and boat group insurance!Valuable membership and merchandise discounts!Federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!For all of the specific details on these benefits and more, please click here.The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is an executive leader within UW Medicine Information Technology Services (ITS) who is responsible for leading the vision of and providing leadership towards system-wide technology and a stable infrastructure program. Reporting to UW Medicine's Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)'s overall responsibilities include, but not limited to: Technology Strategy; Enterprise Architecture of the technology and application layer; Data Center Technology and Planning; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; End User Device selection and deployment; Enterprise Technology Help Desk; Legacy Data Management and, in conjunction with peer leaders, data warehouse/repository strategy and implementation; research warehouse strategy implementation planning and execution; data center and network security implementation strategy.The CTO must possess a strong understanding of information system concepts and capabilities and can gain an understanding of healthcare delivery systems, the healthcare regulatory framework and the expertise necessary to be an active participant for strategic and tactical technology planning and development, and to establish consistent IT standards for UW Medicine. The CTO must demonstrate proven leadership skills, including the ability to lead, engage and develop a team that can recruit and retain top talent. This includes being an effective communicator and coach for employees, ensuring that there are career development plans for all employees to support the mission and vision of UW Medicine. While fostering the development of integrated IT, the CTO must be able to assess and evaluate UW Medicine's capacity to grow and implement new IT methods. The CTO and the Chairs of Information Security, Analytics and Research IT, will collaborate to help solve operational IT needs in the areas of data center and network security; data warehouse and repository; research warehouse strategy. The CTO will also develop and foster IT relationships with other clinical and support areas, including but not limited to: Pharmacy, Lab Medicine, and Radiology. As a member of the ITS executive leadership, the CTO ensures IT alignment with the UW Medicine mission and vision and supports and promotes the pillars of UW Medicine Patients Are First. The CTO participates in enterprise strategic planning and contributes towards UW Medicine's ITS strategic planning in order to meet and exceed the clinical delivery, productivity, and competitive requirements of dynamic health care initiatives. The CTO identifies innovative technology and infrastructure approaches to support the clinical care, teaching and research environment that supports UW Medicine's mission to improve the health of the public. The CTO represents UW Medicine within the UW IT community and collaborates with UW IT leadership to expand the support and resources for state-of-the-art technology initiatives in clinical administrative and financial support services, and in planning the needed infrastructure to support advanced IT functional capabilities. The incumbent will participate in and/or provide leadership and support to various standing and ad hoc UW Medicine groups and individuals.Responsibilities include:Strategy and Planning (25%)Develop and lead the strategic vision, planning and implementation for the technology infrastructure of UW Medicine, inclusive of ensuring a stable platform with
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