Under the direction of the Chief Information Officer, the Executive Enterprise Business Application Officer will be responsible for the technology applications and tools to support business functions in the enterprise. This position is responsible for the strategic direction and tactical delivery of business applications. This position also is responsible for day-to-day operations/management to the Hospital Information Systems (HIS) Department including oversight and leadership to the following IT Teams: Project Managers, Integration, Financial and Business Applications and collaborating with business users/owners and managing vendor relationships for project definition, integration and customization and implementation of applications. As a member of the HIS Executive Leadership Team key responsibilities of this role include establishing applicable IT organizational policies in accordance with the needs of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS), its employees, patients, visitors and guests.
Position reports to Reports to the Chief Information Officer
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.