Director of IT Ambulatory Services

HealthQuest | Poughkeepsie, New York 12540

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: December 12, 2018
Opportunity Code: 17375


Newly created Director of IT Ambulatory Services opportunity to provide leadership and expertise for clinical applications in Poughkeepsie, New York with HealthQuest

The Position
  • The Director is responsible for Ambulatory IT clinical applications and support staff of HealthQuest IT for the outpatient settings used by Medical Providers, Nursing and Ancillary Therapies throughout the organization
  • Manages IT Admin Office system management staff, projects, and service level agreements related to the ambulatory IT systems
  • Evaluates, plans, implements, supports and manages the deployment of application solutions for the listed HealthQuest affiliates
  • Responsible for managing assigned projects from initiation through support and maintenance
  • Collaborates with clinical leaders and IT staff to gather and evaluate business requirements for clinical applications
  • Key goals include evaluating current resources and determining how to organize them to meet customer needs, as well as overseeing the Cerner go-live to ensure smooth transition and integration of all new practices
  • We are seeking an individual with Informatics experience who has a collaborative leadership style and is focused on employee engagement and building a team-based culture
  • Master’s degree in Nursing or other clinical field or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in the Ambulatory Care setting required
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience working in a healthcare environment required
  • Minimum of four (4) years' information systems experience required

The Organization 
  • HealthQuest is a local family of nonprofit hospitals and healthcare providers in the Mid-Hudson Valley and northwestern Connecticut
  • HealthQuest was formed through an affiliation of four hospitals – Northern Dutchess Hospital Center, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital and Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • In addition to four award-winning hospitals, the organization encompasses multiple primary care and specialty care locations, two Urgent Care locations and affiliates including the Thompson House, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility, HealthQuest Home Care and The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology services in the region
  • The current merger of HealthQuest and Western Connecticut Health Network, two healthcare systems serving the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut markets, will create a system will create a system of seven hospitals and will be in full effect in February 2019

The Community 
  • Poughkeepsie is located off the banks of the Hudson River, in upstate New York, and is less than two hours from New Haven, Connecticut as well as New York City 
  • Poughkeepsie is home to Vassar College, a nationally-ranked academic institution recently ranked 12th in the nation by U.S. News & Report’s Best Colleges 
  • Poughkeepsie’s historic downtown offers world-class shopping and local cuisines for every palette


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