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Chief Information Officer

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #0218-EI2400-EX


San Joaquin General Hospital seeks a Chief Information Officer.  This position will oversee the IT needs of the County’s General Hospital, working directly with hospital leadership to meet organizational goals, while also working with and reporting to the Information Systems Director of the County. Successful candidates will have experience managing the business of information technology in a hospital and or health clinic environment, while being a proven leader who possesses strong interpersonal, customer service, and verbal communication skills.

For more information please see the complete recruitment brochure:  Chief Information Officer - SJGH

This is an at-will, senior management level position with a dual reporting relationship to the hospital CEO and the County Information Systems Director. This position serves as both the Information Systems Assistant Director for the County and acts as the Chief Information Officer for San Joaquin General Hospital. The CIO oversees the day to day operations of the Information Systems Division and the Communications Division supporting a hospital staff of 1,800, oversees the design and reliability of application software and drives the adoption and integration of technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of services provided.  The CIO directs policy and strategic direction while managing 18 Iine staff and an annual budget of approximately $17 million. The hospital has the advantage of the vast IT resources of the County available as needed, including the WAN, security, email and VoIP services provided by County.  

The Hospital is currently in the midst of a tremendous technological overhaul and needs a leader who will guide the organization seamlessly through the process. The ideal candidate has a strong background in the leadership and management of information technology in a hospital setting. Strong IT and business acumen, results orientation and excellent communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to understand and follow complex medical administration terminology while working enthusiastically in a constantly changing environment. Experience in successful IT customer service and strategic planning in a hospital or healthcare setting are key.    

Employment Standards
In addition to the above ideal candidate competencies, successful candidates will have:

  • Graduated from an accredited four year college or university with a major in Public Administration, Business Administration, Communications, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; AND
  • Four years of experience in a management capacity which included managing large-scale, complex information systems and implementing complex, advanced information technology projects; OR
  • Additional-qualifying experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.  A graduate degree in Public or Business Administration may be substituted for two years of the required experience.    

The salary range for this position is $123,360 - $149,928 annually DOQ/DOE. In addition to the base salary, the County offers a great benefits package, please see the complete brochure at the link above for more details.  


This position is open until filled, however for first consideration, apply by March 16, 2018.  Candidates are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.


Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:

Apply Online:

By mail or in person:  

San Joaquin County Human Resources

44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330

Stockton, Ca 95202                                  


Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.

Phone:  (209) 468-3370 


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When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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