Senior Director Information Technology, Financial Systems

HealthQuest | Poughkeepsie, New York 12540

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 22, 2019
Opportunity Code: 17895


Drive system optimization as Senior Director Information Technology, Financial Systems in Poughkeepsie, New York with HealthQuest

The Position
  • The Senior Director plans, organizes, directs and controls IT operations/development to best support the design, implementation and support of enterprise-wide IT technology supporting Revenue Cycle, Finance, Human Resources, Corporate Purchasing and other ERP-related departments
  • Supports system optimization through identifying and remediating manual effort or inefficient processes, develops and maintains business area workflow, provides continuous review of SLA and optimization efforts, ensures leaders understand the future direction of vendor systems as part of organization’s road map
  • We are seeking a hands-on individual with the ability to manage day-to-day operations, as well as provide strategic direction and leadership
  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of information systems experience, at least six (6) years in a hospital environment and a minimum of four (4) years management experience
  • Must have ERP system implementation/optimization experience at the enterprise level
  • Cerner experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred

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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