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Anthem, Inc Staff VP Technology-AIM-CIO (PS19802) in Chicago, Illinois

Staff VP Technology-AIM-CIO (PS19802)

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States


Field: Information Technology

Requisition #: PS19802

Post Date: 1 day ago

The AIM CIO - IT Strategy & Solution Development

AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is a leading specialty benefit management company focused on ensuring appropriate, safe, and affordable health care services. As a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, together we’re creating better care for members, more value for customers and better health for the communities we serve.

AIM works with more than 50 health plans across the country and 40% of the Fortune 50 employers helping over 43 million consumers focus the value of their healthcare decisions – every single day.

An exciting opportunity to drive the future of health care, AIM is the place where exceptional talent meets exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that has a positive impact on the quality of life for the people we serve.

The AIM CIO - IT Strategy & Solution Development is an integral member of AIM’s executive leadership team, and is a key contributor to the definition and execution of AIM’s business strategy. This position leads a team of technology and information professionals in defining and executing a strategy-aligned business capabilities platform which positions the company for growth, value, and market leadership.

The objective: Lead an expanding portfolio of technology-driven capabilities, tools, and information which supports AIM’s aggressive expansion into new clinical domains and drives value for an expanding set of clients. AIM’s business model requires its technology platform to be flexible, scalable, configurable, and efficient. The company is also executing several integration projects with third-party systems in support of interoperability with healthcare provider systems and workflow.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Defines direction and oversees technologystrategy, architecture, development, installation, and ongoing platform and informationmaintenance

  • Implements the policies, practices andprocedures of AIM and high-performing Information Technologyorganizations.

  • Has fiscal responsibility for IT budgets.

  • Participates with other executives to establishstrategic plans and objectives.

  • Establishes collaborative and responsiveadvisory relationships with business users.

  • Obtains resources (people, funding, material,support) to achieve strategic priorities of the organization.

  • Recruits and hires qualified staff for assignedareas or functions.

  • Provides effective leadership and managementoversight in mobilizing and motivating subordinates to accomplish AIM IT goalsand objectives.

  • Develops a strong team culture through trainingand effective organizational development practices.

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Information Technology or a related discipline;

  • 15+ years’ experience leading project teams and providing direction for professional exempt employees; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Expert knowledge of one or more specific technologies, and a broad understanding of the primary areas of a major corporate IT function, including (examples):

  • advanced architecture, emerging software and data management innovations, methodologies, technologies and capabilities;

  • care management, clinical decision support, or population health management systems;

  • electronic medical record (EMR) or order entry systems (CPOE);

  • predictive analytics;

  • information modeling;

Full understanding of business operations, prior demonstrated leadership and management experience.

Demonstrated ability to motivate, coach, counsel and train staff, effective communication skills, including facilitation, consultation, negotiation and persuasion.

Ability to communicate with customers about technical issues in non-technical terms.

Understands the business processes that the system supports.

Ability to create strategic IS&T roadmaps driving efficiency across processes and operations

Experience managing complex release and deployment processes

Experience with Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), Tibco or similar platforms.

Experience balancing a bi-modal organization, maintaining and servicing existing solutions, while building new solutions and capabilities

Experience with solutions that provide Software as a Service (SaaS)

The Company

AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is a leading specialty benefit management company that promotes appropriate, safe and affordable healthcare services. We are a member of the Anthem family of companies, which is recognized as one of the nation’s leading health benefits companies.

AIM provides innovative clinical solutions that focus on today’s most complex and costly tests and treatments in radiology, cardiology, medical and radiation oncology, specialty drugs, sleep medicine, musculoskeletal and pain management, genetic testing, palliative care, and other emerging clinical areas.

With evidence-based medicine, technology, people and processes, we support clinical appropriateness review, provider collaboration and member engagement on behalf of more than 50 health plans, 40% of the Fortune 50 Employers, and 43 million members.

Today, our team includes more than 1,100 associates and features more than 600 licensed and board-certified physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who engage with more than 330,000 health care providers across the country. These healthcare providers access our solutions and specialized clinical expertise through our online ProviderPortal and experienced contact center-based teams that is enabled by our business platform.

Our pioneering spirit and dedication to improve the appropriateness and affordability of health care continues to produce significant industry-first advancements, quality recognition achievements, and high satisfaction rates. AIM is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and has received Full Accreditation for Health Utilization Management from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC.)

We maintain offices in Chicago, Deerfield, Schaumburg and Westchester, IL, as well as Glendale, CA.

To learn more, visit www.aimspecialtyhealth.com.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.