Memorial Hospital has been named one of the Top 100 Rural &
Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for
Rural Health for the sixth year in a row! It is the only
hospital in Colorado with this recognition for six consecutive
years. As the leading healthcare facility in the San Juan Valley,
MMH offers patients personalized and professional healthcare,
backed by the latest technology and practices. Along with our
physicians, MMH provides services in 23 specialties and
sub-specialties, including joint replacement, complete cancer care,
cardiology, rehabilitation and others. Through a unique combination
of the latest in healthcare technology, experience and partnership,
we continue to evolve and broaden our comprehensive
The Director position, is a mid level management
position responsible for the overall operations of the
Information Services department, including;
budgeting, staffing, strategic planning, vendor
system(s) implementations, technology champion, and
solutions evaluations and
A minimum of a high school graduate with four years
of college with a curriculum in business
management and computer science or similar
professional training (i.e., military). The hiring authority
substitute training and experience for the college
Minimum Work Experience
A minimum of 3 consecutive years responsible for
maintaining and operating computer equipment and
medium sized systems, a working knowledge of
desktop software solutions including word processing,
spreadsheets, and data analysis tools, strong
interpersonal skills, prior experience in system's
contract management and negotiation skills and
prior program management experience in the implementation
of computer systems. A minimum of two years prior
experience with Microsoft NT server based technologies,
Ethernet and Fast Ethernet network topologies, and
TCP/IP configurations and management.
A broad background germane to computerized
Information Systems and PC based computers. Further, this
candidate must have fundamental knowledge on system
procedures, data analysis tools and acumen for
Information processing activities.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
In an 8-hour work day, this position must be able
to sit for 4 hours intermittently, stand for 2 hours
intermittently, and walk for 2 hours
intermittently. The position requires occasional: squatting,
kneeling, reaching, twisting, crawling, ladder
climbing, stair climbing, walking on rough, exposure to changes
temperature or humidity, exposure to dust, fumes or
gases, being near moving machinery, and working from
heights. Employees in this position must be able to
lift 20-100 pounds 1-33% of the workday and lift up to 20
pounds 34-66% of the workday. Employees in this
position must be able to carry up to 74 pounds occasionally.
This position requires that the employee push
and/or pull up to 74 pounds occasionally. Both hands are
needed for precision.
Equipment used: Personal computers
Visual, Hearing and Dexterity Demands: Requires
visual attention, finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination
for performing keyboard skills.
Working Conditions: Works in a clean, well-lighted,
temperature controlled, ventilated area. May have
exposure to communicable disease.
Provide a focused resource to the Hospital that is
responsible for the collection and integrity of patient and
To strive to ensure that data and information is
available in a comprehensible, easy to retrieve format.
To champion methods and promote the use of tools in
aiding others in performing data analysis and data
To promote the wellness of information and the
retrieval and analysis thereof by positioning the hospital as
a technology leader.
Develop short and long range departmental goals and
objectives in accordance with the CQI principles
adopted by the hospital.
Prepares, recommends, and manages approved
departmental budgets and hospital wide capital
expense items related to information
Analyzes individual departmental needs in relation
to information systems retrieval data control of
centralized databases, and expand the use of
computing and data processing equipment in order to support
Performs detailed system's review and analysis
prior to acquisition, contract review and negotiations.
Is the Program manager for the installation of all
new network or computer based technologies.
Manages the implementation of regulatory
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