VP & Chief Technology Officer - Information Svs-Admin (1.0FTE, Days)

Category: Executive
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 14152
FTE: 1


1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job. 

The Vice President (VP) & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) partners with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and leads the technology direction for the enterprise. The VP & CTO maintains overall responsibility for managing technology infrastructure planning and deployment, providing technology vision, enabling innovation, and understanding the Information Technology (IT) trends that create business value. The VP & CTO oversees development of enterprise standards and technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer, and the IT governance process and also manages strategic vendor and partner relationships. Working closely with the business leadership team, the VP & CTO influences technical and architectural aspects of enterprise-wide business decisions. The VP & CTO proposes the basic IT philosophies and direction related to planning for and acquiring advanced information technology. The VP & CTO is responsible for assessing organizational communication and architectural technical needs and proposing appropriate technologies and services to enable the enterprise to meet strategic and tactical objectives. In addition, the VP & CTO develops and communicates the necessary direction and policies for enterprise standards to ensure continuity of service and is a key partner with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in advancing the health system's cybersecurity posture and implementing effective solutions to prevent breaches.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

•    Coordinates processes with other internal business functions (e.g., finance) to ensure governance framework functions effectively. 

•    Leads governance teams comprised of financial analysis, monitoring and reporting, and change control.

•    Drives the design, implementation, and operations of governance. 

•    Responsible for all internal governance staffing decisions and functional leadership. 

•    Guides and oversees the Information Services governance activities.

•    Establishes and implements global strategy for relationship governance.

•    Provides insight and recommendations for IT Executive Steering Committee regarding business and outsourcing strategy alignment.

•    Provides leadership and direction in the design and implementation of advanced digital technologies and cloud solutions for the advancement of medicine and improved patient experience.

•    Partners with peers at Stanford Health Care and Stanford University on next generation solutions for faculty, staff, and patients.

•    Provides senior management ongoing assessment of overall supplier performance and contractual and regulatory issues.

•    Provides enterprise-wide direction on the use of emerging technologies for IT, imaging, bio-medical, cybersecurity, and communication technologies.

•    Responsible for defining the IT standards for the enterprise. 

•    Chairs the Disaster Recovery Committee. 

•    Partners with CTOs at other Stanford entities to create and jointly execute key initiatives.

•    Partners with strategic vendors to create and implement future technology roadmaps.

•    Sets the agendas and attends all Executive Operating Committee and Managerial Committee meetings.

•    Responsible for the development and implementation of the supplier governance framework with Stanford Healthcare and Stanford University, and actively participates in the execution. 

•    Develops long range information technology, communications and cloud architecture and strategy plans.

•    Serves as a "futurist" for the enterprise's Architectural and advanced technology direction including developing plans for migration of technologies in support of the necessary future directions

•    Works closely with T directors in developing short- and long- range plans and reviews these plans with the CIO and other enterprise (non-IT) management as necessary.

•    Provides guidance and support for the Enterprise Business Systems, Analytics, and emerging technologies. 

•    Serves as a member in the governance process for the IS Executive Committee, Digital Health Steering, and innovative partnerships with key vendors.

•    Supports and helps lead the Stanford Medicine collaborative governance committees representing Lucile Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford Children's Health for the advancement of our mission in support of our patients, innovation, and education.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred.

Experience: Seven (7) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

License/Certification: None required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

• Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple form to cross-functional departments or teams.

• Ability to develop long-range business plans and strategies.

• Ability to establish the strategic direction and business plans for a functional group.

• Ability to manage complex projects and resources (people, costs, and time) across multiple departments.

• Ability to mediate and resolve complex problems and issues.

• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.

• Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.

• Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

• Ability to supervise, coach, mentor, train, and evaluate work results.

• Ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization.

• Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.

• Knowledge of principles and practices of organization, administration, fiscal and personnel management.

Physical Requirements

The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.