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Deputy Chief Information Officer

Sunrise, FL, USA | Mednax

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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In support of the Information Officer (CIO), the Deputy Information Officer (DCIO) serves as the second-in-command and Operating Officer for the MEDNAX Enterprise IT organization.The DCIO is a technical, operations-centered role responsible for the design, development, release and maintenance of technology systems and services for all enterprise business functions.He/she will build strong relationships with leadership and key stakeholders, work to drive innovation and differentiate the IT . 


Partners with the CIO in providing technology vision and direction for the enterprise.

Oversees the development of enterprise technology standards, governance processes and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.

Works with the CIO and business leadership team, providing in-depth technical expertise in support of enterprise wide business decisions.

Drives development of the technology architecture, infrastructure planning, engineering and deployment.

Provides leadership in planning and managing IT product and service development. Oversees the effective delivery of computer operations and production support, system and database administration, network operations, PC/desktop support, and customer service.

Implements IT continuous-improvement programs within enterprise guidelines.

Identifies and implements best practices for optimizing infrastructure and operations costs, improving system performance, and ensuring service-level requirements are met.

Stays current with developments in new technologies and platforms.

Plans, implements, directs and monitors the integration of new technologies into the infrastructure.

Manages IT resource requirements to ensure an appropriate balance between tactical and demands.

Directs teams of technical, professional and management staff in the successful fulfillment of IT service delivery commitments.

Facilitates communications across IT groups, user and customer communities.

Leads IT asset management team to ensure that assets achieve their full lifetime cycle value.

Develops and manages vendor and partnership relationships.

Negotiates contracts with vendors, and authorizes procurement.

Directs the preparation, review and consolidation of IT business plans, budgets and forecasts.

Regularly reviews IT costs and cost structures for IT services and products. Ensures that financial implications of IT projects and activities are communicated to the proper IT and business executives.

Directs risk evaluation and compliance management processes.


Education / Experience Required

's or 's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field; or equivalent work experience.

15 or more years in IT and business/industry

Five to seven years of leadership responsibilities

Five or more years in business/industry, managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders

Extensive experience in managing infrastructure and operations


Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility

Extensive knowledge of infrastructure planning and operations, design, and deployment, as well as system life cycle management

Expertise in budget planning, financial management and resource management

Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions and application to business needs

Strong business acumen and business planning skills

Exceptional project management skills, including the ability to effectively deploy resources and manage multiple projects of diverse scopes in a cross-functional environment

Ability to improve operational efficiency, service delivery and information management across all lines of business and technology platforms

Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others

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