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Vice President of Technology and Innovation Omaha, NE

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center (Children’s) is seeking a dynamic, innovative and forward-thinking leader to serve as the Vice President of Technology and Innovation. The Vice President will join Children’s, the only full-service pediatric health care center in Nebraska, at an exciting time and will be instrumental in achieving its mission to improve the life of every child through exceptional care, advocacy, research, and education. Reporting to the Senior Vice President and CIO, the incoming Vice President will look for ways to elevate Children’s operational effectiveness, competitive position, and growth strategy. This leader will serve as a strategist and operational leader to deliver upon the promise of an exceptional patient experience.

Children’s is a vibrant, cutting-edge acute-care 145 bed hospital and affiliated entities that serves children from across a five-state area and around the world. Children’s provided care to more than 139,000 unique children in 2020, resulting in 575,730 patient visits. The safe, high-quality care provided at Children’s has been nationally recognized and affirmed again and again. They have been honored with Magnet® Recognition—the gold standard of nursing excellence—four consecutive times. Both the NICU and PICU teams have received the prestigious Gold Beacon Award of Excellence for exceptional patient outcomes. The U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children’s as a 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospital in four pediatric specialties: Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Pulmonology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Urology. Children’s employs a dedicated, highly skilled team of more than 3,500 physicians and staff including more than 250 pediatric specialists. Since its founding in 1948, no child in need of medical care has ever been turned away due to an inability to pay.

The Vice President of Technology and Innovation will be joining Children’s as it has begun an exciting new chapter in its story after the completion of a campus-doubling expansion and the arrival of a visionary new president and CEO, Chanda Chacón MPH, FACHE in September 2020. The Hubbard Center for Children, a state-of-the-art clinical facility opened in September 2021. Founded by the community, for the community, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center continues to honor the legacy of its founders, innovating, evolving, and expanding in order to meet the medical needs of the region’s children. Children’s entered a 10-year strategic partnership with Philips Company in 2017 to implement technologies in standardizing pediatric care across departments and to drive innovation. Together, they are identifying opportunities to enhance the quality and cost effectiveness of patient services, including focusing on connected solutions in diagnostic imaging, patient monitoring, respiratory solutions, and clinical informatics.

The Vice President of Technology and Innovation will think both ambitiously and strategically about how to meet the needs of Children’s today and Children’s of the future. With the goal of providing the best patient experience, the Vice President will think beyond the scope of existing technology to drive innovation, growth, and impact. To be successful in this role, the Vice President of Technology and Innovation will: 

  • Support Children’s strategic goals through advancing innovative digital technology solutions 
  • Partner across the organization to improve the patient experience and anticipate Children’s future technological needs
  • Drive innovation to enable growth strategy and the organization’s competitive position 
  • Serve as a strong team member, with an emphasis on collaboration

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process/until the position is filled. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications, please see below. Electronic submission of materials is required.

Julie Filizetti is leading this search with Jaime Morgen.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination. It is the policy of Children’s to recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide working conditions and benefits on a fair and non-discriminatory basis for all employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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