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El Camino Hospital - Chief Information Officer

Mountain View, CA

Job Description

Witt/Kieffer is proud to represent El Camino Hospital (ECH) of Mountain View, California in the recruitment of a Chief Information Officer.

Located in the heart of the Silicon Valley, ECH is highly recognized for its commitment to optimizing the health and wellness of the communities it serves.  As a locally controlled/independent healthcare organization ECH provides a wide range of tertiary and quaternary clinical services and enjoys an outstanding relationship with its medical staff.   Comprised of two hospital campuses - Mountain View and Los Gatos – ECH owns a third site in South San Jose to be developed in the coming years.  ECH works closely with the Silicon Valley business community and payors to ensure there is innovation and collaboration for meeting the health needs of a very diverse population. 

For nearly five decades ECH has been at the forefront of healthcare information technology and medical innovation.  In 1971 ECH launched the nation's first computerized physician order system and to continue this legacy in 2015 ECH completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare.  ECH is also quick to master the latest medical advancements.  A partnership with the Fogarty Institute for Innovation (, housed on ECH’s Mountain View campus, provides the ECH physicians and patients with access to entrepreneurial, forward-thinking medical advancements.

Reporting directly to the ECH CEO, the CIO will play a pivotal role in aligning IT vision and strategy with ECH’s key operating strategies.  This executive will continue the very positive momentum that ECH has with Epic and develop a robust analytics platform that supports mission critical quality, efficiency, physician alignment and population health initiatives.  Furthermore, this CIO will be highly visible within Silicon Valley technology forums and facilitate ECH’s collaboration with world-class organizations on health technology innovation.

ECH is seeking a strategically and operationally accomplished IT executive who will thrive on the challenge of working in a highly competitive healthcare market located the center of the hi-tech capitol of the world. The ideal candidate will have a track record of IT accomplishments in a healthcare organization that is nationally recognized for innovation. The successful candidate will also have a proven track record of building a high-performing IT culture.

This is an exceptional opportunity to lead IT for a financially strong organization that has an outstanding relationship with the communities it serves.  Given its unique market position, ECH will continue to experience significant growth, fueled by technology development and economic prosperity in and around the Silicon Valley. 

All nominations will be handled with the utmost professional courtesy and confidentiality.  Please direct all nominations and resumes to Dave Conner and Nick Giannas, preferably via e-mail to For inquiries and additional information please contact us through the office of Laura Vallone at 630-575-6173.

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