Director of IT (Chief Information Security Officer)

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
May 28, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Type

Description

Director of IT (Chief Information Security Officer)

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Home Office: 700 N Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302
  • Full-Time
  • Executive/Managerial
  • Job Grade
  • Req #: 39833

Summary

IT Security Director – Chief Information Security Officer

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a key member of the Information Technology Team. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will be responsible for securing the confidentiality and integrity of the company’s EPHI and information systems. This position reports to Chief Information Officer and works together with other members of senior management to ensure the development and implementation of robust privacy and HIPAA protocols.

This individual will have 10 or more years’ experience in information security preferably within large healthcare organizations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Effectively manage team of 14 associates in the IT Division meeting all deadlines within budget.
  • Effectively communicate with CIO and key leaders within the organization on a frequent basis
  • In coordination with the CIO, set the vison and strategic direction of the corporation’s security program and align to the appropriate best practice standards (e.g. HIPAA, HITRUST).
  • Lead the design, operation, and maintenance of the company’s information security systems.
  • Proactively and reactively respond/resolve IT security incidents and threats in a timely manner.
  • Continue developing a company-wide cultural regarding the importance of information security including associate awareness programs.
  • Prepare reports on IT security issues, testing, threats, and incidences on a regular basis.
  • Work closely on IT risk mitigation, policies and processes with finance, health information management, operations, legal, corporate compliance plus third party security auditors.
  • Manage contractors and vendors involved in IT to ensure appropriate vendor security protocols.
  • Perform information security risk assessments.
  • Ensure that adequate physical security controls exist to protect EPHI and information systems.
  • Ability to maintain composure and sound judgment in high-pressure environments.
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel/project management skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Experience

· Bachelor’s degree (required) in Computer Science, Business Administration or related major or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· CISSP or CISM (required)

· At least 10 years of relevant information security experience (required)

· At least 5 years of IT management experience (required)

· At least 5 years of healthcare experience (preferred)

· Master’s degree (preferred) in Computer Science, Business Administration or related major or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

 

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