Security Officer, Wellstar Health System - Marietta, GA
Witt/Kieffer has been retained to conduct the
search for the Vice President, Information Security and
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at WellStar Health
System located in Marietta, Georgia.
This is an
exciting opportunity to provide strategic and operational
leadership and direction for information security and align
security initiatives with enterprise programs and business
objectives. WellStar is the largest health system in Georgia
and is known nationally for its innovative care models that
are focused on quality improvement and increased access to
Information security is a priority and a
key area of focus for WellStar Health Systemís Board and
senior leadership team. As such, the CISO is a critical hire
and will have broad visibility and support across the health
system. The CISO will report to the Senior Vice President,
Compliance and will focus on leading the strategy, planning
and oversight for information security. This leader will
provide the strategy and vision to develop a robust
information security and risk management program that
protects information assets and is aligned with the mission
and goals of WellStar.
In addition, the CISO will
oversee ongoing activities and projects that serve to
protect data confidentiality, integrity and availability
while providing secure and reliable access by team members,
staff, affiliated providers and vendors, to systems and
information. The CISO will champion the enforcement of
enterprise security standards and practices. Ensuring data
privacy is a key responsibility for WellStar and the CISO
will partner with others in the organization to ensure
policies and practices are in place to protect the
information of WellStarís team members and patients.
The ideal candidate for the CISO position will be a polished
executive with a proven track record of success leading
information security in a large and complex organization.
He/she will be viewed as a trusted advisor who is
accountable, collaborative and team oriented. This position
requires a strong, visible leader with excellent
communication skills and the ability to interact effectively
at all levels including the Board.
nominations and applications are invited. All application
materials should be submitted electronically to the
consultant supporting WellStar Health System in this search,
Nick Giannas, at
WellStarVPCISO@wittkieffer.com. Confidential inquiries
or requests for additional information may be directed to
Tammy Jackson by telephone at 630-575-6936.