Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise--to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we're proud of our long and rich tradition of serving the community. Our not-for-profit organization is comprised of eight companies, including our Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health Company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation. With more than 60 primary, specialty and urgent care locations throughout Texas, families can access our top-ranked specialty programs and network of services to meet the unique needs of their child.
Information technology plays a vital and ever-expanding role at Cook Children's Health Care System. The alignment of people, process and technology is critical to the success and mission of our diverse and complex healthcare organization. As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), you will be responsible for developing a comprehensive and innovative strategy that ensures Cook Children's stakeholders have access to the technologies that they need to be successful. You will set the vision, strategy, broad-based planning and strong leadership that is necessary for success.
As the CTO, you will be a member of the IT leadership team and serve a key role in information technology leadership. You will develop and provide oversight of a multi-year information technology plan that ensures organizational alignment and governance across all facets of the information technology lifecycle, which includes, but is not limited to,
In your role as Cook Children's CTO, you will partner with the Cook Children's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to ensure day-to-day operations are secure, scalable, sustainable and compliant with regulations that include but are not limited to PCI/DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, and Texas HHS IS-Controls. The CTO and CISO will work together to implement and facilitate enterprise architecture standards, key performance indicators, and frameworks such as TOGAF, COBIT, ITIL, PMBOK, and the NIST CSF.
The complexity of this position requires a leadership approach that is engaging, imaginative, and collaborative, with a sophisticated ability to work with other leaders to set the best balance between strategies and other priorities at the organization level.
A minimum of 10 years within information technology serving in progressively responsible leadership roles
Extensive experience working in numerous information technology areas including but not limited to telecommunications, storage area networks, wide/local area networks, file/storage/print, virtual server/desktop infrastructure, data center operations, high performance computing, desktop support, applications, databases, and websites
Healthcare experience required
Previous experience of devising, implementing, and maintaining information technology plans or strategies.
Strong working knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, COBIT, ITIL, and PMBOK
Significant experience designing, implementing or supporting Epic electronic health record system infrastructure and applications
Ability to engage and influence a broad range of internal stakeholders (e.g. HR, IT, Legal, Compliance, senior management, etc.)
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
Profession certifications such as CISSP, PMP, CHCIO preferred
Internal Number: 39129
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.