Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health



Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

The Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager maintains and implements business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions for the organization.

This person will be responsible for developing and maintaining a viable program to minimize disruption and support the continuation of critical business operations during disruptive or crisis events for the organization. The manager makes decisions after completing risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. The manager plans, conducts, and debriefs regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly.

The Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Manager will support all activities necessary to enable Vidant to respond to a business interruption and provides documentation and training on business continuity action plans. Management of the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery programs include policy and strategy development, risk management, business impact analysis, strategy and plan development and testing and maintenance to enable Vidant to recover from a business interruption. The individual will interact with all levels and areas of the organization regarding identifying, documenting, assessing, and mitigating risk.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree, Emergency Management, Business Continuity Planning (BCP), Business, or equivalent work experience.

  • 5 years of experience in Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning or a relevant field such as, emergency management or resiliency management.

Preferred Requirements

  • CFCP (Certified Functional Continuity Professional)

  • CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Professional)

  • Strong technical knowledge of Infrastructure and Operations

  • Health care experience

Other Information

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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