The Client Executive (CE) reports to both the Client CIO and Atos SVP IT and is responsible for theoperational leadership of Client's information technology (IT) department. This position will help the CIO develop and lead the execution of the short and long-term IT strategy that ensures both distributed, centralized clinical and business operations are more effective and cost beneficial. Additionally, the CE willbe accountable for increasing the revenue and accountability while assuring that the visions and missions of both Atos and the client are achieved. Assist the client with understanding the Atos vision and apply it to solving client business issues.
-Manage the relationship between Atos and the client for both IT and Revenue Cycle/HIM Management bymeeting contract SLA’s. Work closely with the client to review and modify SLA’s on a regular basis.
-Develop and maintain a general understanding of the Client’s primary operations, business environment, daily operational priorities and current information technology trends in healthcare.
-Participate with Client management in strategic and tactical planning, development, improvement, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the healthcarenetwork.
-Facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors, and othertechnology resources within the organization.
-Manage multiple information and communications systems and projects, including applications, voice, and data, imaging, and office automation.
-Have fluent knowledge of healthcare business and clinical processes and their interrelationship.
-Work with Client leadership to identify improvements in the use of information technology to meet organization goals and improve performance and outcomes.
-Maintain open and frequent communication with Atos management team in order to facilitate good communication between client and Atos.
-Provide a productive and motivating work environment within the organization including developmental programs to continuously improve, develop and motivate the global team.
Education: Undergraduate degree required; a Master’s degree in Health/Hospital Administration, Public Health, or Business Administration highly preferred.
-15 plus years of health care experience in the health solutions industry (with increasing responsibilities).
-Healthcare and specifically HealthcareInformation Technology services, business process solutions experience is highly desirable. CHCIO and/or CHIMSS certification highly preferred.
-Exposure to both shared and outsourced solutions, as well as support of in-house information and communication systems in a multi-site client-server environment. Specifically experience with practice management, Cerner financial management and clinical management information systems a plus.
-Demonstrated ability to provide thoughtful and effective counsel on business issues to a management team.
-Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to attract, build, mentor and direct a high performing cohesive team.
-History of balancing thought leadership/best practices with strong results-orientation.
-Superior technical, analytical and project management skills.
-Successful implementation of innovative ideas and strategies.
-Experience with deployment, operation and optimization of enterprise EHR solutions.
-Knowledge of Cerner EHR and PeopleSoft ERP would be ideal.
Leadership & Management Behavioral Competencies:
-A strong balance of strategic and business skills, with a high level of intellectual agility.
-An ability to define a clear and compelling vision to keep the organization moving forward toward critical priorities. Process driven with the ability to provide guidance effectively.
-Strong leadership skills with the ability to overachieve his/her business objectives while acting as a coach and corporate role model. Someone who will demonstrate initiative and a strong desire to succeed and exert the extraordinary efforts often required.
-An ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results-driven, team-oriented environment.
-Excellent team-building skills, with the ability to recruit, retain, coach and mentor top-quality staff.
-Balanced leadership style that allows for both tactical and strategic leadership skills, with the ability to lead by example.
-Results-oriented focus with a bias toward action. Individually maintain high standards as well as that ofthe team. Successfully achieves goals and remain persistent through obstacles.
-Strong financial acumen including budget development, budget management and financial reporting on a regular basis.
-A tenacious decision maker with the ability to bring a healthy, aggressive, yet responsible approach tobusiness. Consistently demonstrates sound judgement even in risky or ambiguous situations. Takes a tough stand when required and understand the consequences of those decisions.