With more than 400,000 patients throughout our 50+ practice locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, and a built-in specialty referral network to more than 30 specialists, Willamette Dental Group has been a leader in preventive and proactive dental care since 1970. What makes this multi-specialty group practice unique, and better, is a commitment to proactively facilitating the best possible health outcomes. As a member of the Willamette Dental Group team, we offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are a performance based culture and offer a generous and comprehensive benefit package. Among the many amenities we offer are medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and a robust wellness program. Additionally, we offer a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match, tuition assistance, discounted monthly Trimet pass, and much more. Our Hillsboro, Oregon Administrative Headquarters are conveniently located in the growing Orenco Station neighborhood, just blocks from the MAX stop and within easy walking distance to many local shops and restaurants.
The Director of Information Technology has direct accountability for the overall strategy and technology vision, providing leadership in the architecture, development, delivery and maintenance of innovative and optimized software solutions and infrastructure throughout Willamette Dental Group. This role will lead the organization in the strategic planning and implementation of enterprise information systems to support both distributed and centralized clinical and business operations and achieve more effective and cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations.
The Director of IT is the organization’s primary technology advisor, playing an integral role in the Willamette Dental Group’s strategic direction, development, growth and success. This leader partners with the senior leadership team, and leverages relationships with key healthcare and technology contacts to establish the aligned vision and priorities for the organization’s technology and accelerate achievement of its growth objectives. The qualified individual will defend the organization from security threats, protect its valuable information and prepare for regulatory changes and shifting reimbursement models. The Director of IT will introduce innovations, establish strategic partnerships, build organizational capability, drive continuous improvement and deliver tangible value through the use of information technology that competitively positions the organization as an industry leader in the delivery of proactive preventive evidence-based dental care.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related field or equivalent experience. A Master’s degree in Health Administration/Informatics, Information Systems, Public Health or Business Administration, or related field is highly desirable. Eight or more years of information technology experience, including a minimum of 3 years’ experience with increasing responsibilities for the management of healthcare information systems and technology, and project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or three years of project management experience, and three years in IT vendor management, outsourcing and service level management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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