Chief Technology Officer

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_3373.1


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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Job Summary

Being a great place to work is a strategic priority at Monument Health! Our vision is to be one team, to listen, to be inclusive and to show we care. To do the right thing. Every time. Our caregivers and physicians are committed to the communities they serve.

The Information Technology Division's Infrastructure Team manages and maintains the core technology infrastructure and services at Monument Health. As the Director of IT Technical Services (Chief Technology Officer), you will oversee the Infrastructure Technology Team to provide direction and support for strategic planning and development of technology to meet the needs of the entire healthcare system.

Monument Health is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota which is surrounded by the picturesque Black Hills National Forest. This area is well known for its outdoor activities, national monuments, family friendly adventures and communities.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Common IT Director Essential Functions

  • Develops the strategy for core infrastructure including the optimal strategy for on premise versus Cloud migrations for EHR, telecom and other essential technologies to support an effective use of organizational investments, technical and human resources.”
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of core business structures, systems, practices, trends, and technologies within the healthcare industry to continue to develop and drive an information-based culture.
  • Creates an environment where people understand they are valued, respected, and in turn are motivated and energized to innovative methods of doing business, generating revenue, and managing risks. 
  • Effectively delegates responsibility and accountability to caregivers by providing clear guidelines and direction.
  • Manage the budget development process for the department. Develops and implements plans to manage variances.
  • Provide support to the organization, IT Division, and peers as a critical function of all IT professionals. Support includes day-to-day peer level support, emergent after hour support, and any support required to maintain highly reliable IT systems.
  • Keep ahead of industry developments and apply best practices, using data to target areas of improvement.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Specific IT Director Essential Functions

  • Directs the strategic design, acquisition, implementation, and management of an enterprise-wide technology infrastructure.
  • Creates and maintains a highly available, high performing and secure core IT infrastructure that supports the long term strategies and goals of Monument Health.
  • Communicate the company’s technology strategy to IT Management, partners, and caregivers.
  • Monitors and analyzes technology and trends that could improve Monument Health’s products and performance.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of core IT infrastructure, systems, practices, trends, and technologies within our current industry and of those in which we choose to compete in the future.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field

Experience - 5+ years of Computer/Information Technology Experience; 5+ years of Health Information System Experience

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category

Information Technology

Job Family

Business Systems


CS VP of Information Technology

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


15 Corporate Services Division

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.