PURPOSE:Provide leadership and direction to the IS Department. Research, plan, develop, imple-ment, and maintain all computer, telecommunications and agency-wide information systems in a manner which will ensure that the informational and data processing needs of the agency and the Peninsula RSN are met. The IS Director is the agency’s HIPAA Security Officer, responsible for the ongoing manage-ment of information security policies, procedures, and technical systems in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all organizational healthcare information systems.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
SUPERVISES: Systems Analysts, Systems Administrator/Technician, Hard-ware/Telecommunications Technician, Help Desk Representative, Data Specialist, Business An-alyst, and System Integration Analyst.
BA in Computer Science or related field preferred. Two years supervisory experience in an IS environment. Four years experience in systems design or programming. Previous experience in a managed mental health care setting and with a full EHR system preferred. Knowledge of WA State DBHR requirements, CoCentrix (ProFiler), and Dy-namics GP preferred. Knowledge of telephone systems desired. Accounting background help-ful. Effective oral and written communication skills. Excellent documentation skills.
Knowledge of information systems analysis and design, current technology for hardware and software, telecommunications, computer programming, and networks.
At least two years experience in the following subjects is desirable: electronic health records, electronic financial and human resources systems, data base management, SQL operating sys-tems, spreadsheets, Windows environments, and data communication tools.
Ability to prioritize projects and work independently. Must possess a high degree of integrity and trust. Ability to direct activities of the department, assign projects and review work of other department personnel. Ability to interact with user departments, management and personnel. Capable of working productively in a continually changing environment where outside influences frequently change project priorities. Ability to tolerate high stress and pressure of varying requirements.
Knowledge of HIPAA Security Rule and other government technology laws. Ability to weigh business risks and enforce appropriate information security measures.
Most duties are performed in an office environment utilizing a wide variety of computer related equipment and software products. The incumbent may travel to the sites in the RSN in order to support the regional IS.
Primary internal contacts include all agency computer users, supervisors, and management. Ex-ternal contacts are the PRSN office and staff/management at the other three agencies in the PRSN. Other external contacts include computer/telephone vendors, consultants, service repre-sentatives, and other mental health or medical facilities across the USA.
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