Chief Information Officer

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre
  • Ontario
  • Aug 02, 2022
Full time CEO

Job Description

Permanent Full - Time
Chief Information Officer

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer and will provide leadership and direction to the Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS), Clinical Informatics, and Clinical Records teams. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for strategic and operational planning, development, evaluation and coordination of the information and technological systems for North Bay Regional Health Centre’s users and partners.

Key Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall direction and leadership in the development, delivery, monitoring, evaluation and continuous quality improvement of services and programs in the areas of Information Technology, Information Systems, Clinical Informatics and Clinical Records
  • Support all NBRHC departments and staff by providing excellent service throughout the portfolio 
  • Participate in Management and Director Meetings and provide the Senior Leadership Team with regular updates to ensure consistent alignment of strategy and effective communication
  • Manage annual portfolio expenditures within budget; approving operating and capital expenditures within authorized limits
  • Use quality tools to make process improvements that will enhance effectiveness and efficiency in all areas of the IT/IS portfolio
  • Engage the entire CIO portfolio team and its clients in process improvements
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, regulation and standards – including privacy and security responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess a continuous improvement philosophy, demonstrate an ability to establish effective relationships (internally and externally), utilize a participatory management style that promotes involvement and values the contributions of all staff as well as delivers on results. 

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, or related discipline 
  • Certification in ITIL
  • Minimum of seven years progressive leadership experience with proven experience as CIO or similar role
  • Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
  • Experience performing in a detail-oriented environment requiring a high degree of personal organization and accountability
  • Demonstrated experience in leading effective teams and developing trust and credibility
  • Effective communication, listening, interpersonal and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to consult widely and fairly in the identification of issues, opportunities and effective solutions
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • A strong strategic and business mindset
  • Proven project leadership and time management skills in the implementation of large-scale initiatives
  • Ability to contribute to a culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events within the organization  Related experience in a hospital environment preferred 
  • Meditech Expanse knowledge preferred 
  • Bilingualism (Advanced level English/French) is an asset
  • Criminal Reference Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check: Recent - within six (6) months is a requirement.

Please note: NBRHC is committed to achieving 100% compliance with its COVID-19 Vaccine Policy. As a result, please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at the Health Centre, all new hires must be compliant with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and must be fully vaccinated prior to commencing employment. To be considered fully vaccinated, an individual must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or a combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (e.g. two doses of a two-dose vaccine series or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series) and received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. The requirement that successful applicants be fully vaccinated is subject to any accommodation obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

For an opportunity to be part of our exciting future, please submit your resume and cover letter quoting File NU C-22-047 to:

Human Resources
50 College Drive P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON P1B 5A4
Fax: (705) 495-7977

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. An acknowledgement will be sent only to those candidates who will be interviewed.

Job Category

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North Bay, ON