• Chief Medical Information Officer – Denver Health

    Denver Health is a comprehensive, integrated organization providing level one care for all, regardless of ability to pay. Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care at Denver Health. One in three children in Denver is cared for by Denver Health physicians as well.

    As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health has provided billions of dollars in uncompensated care. Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality health care system serving as a model for other safety net institutions across the nation.

    We are currently looking for a Chief Medical Information Officer to join our team:

    The CMIO serves as the primary physician champion for all major clinical information efforts.

    1. Act as liaison to the medical staff to engage and guide them toward optimal clinical use of the single integrated EMR (i.e., Epic). Provide thought leadership on best practice, to include but not limited to, development of clinical protocols, improvement in workflows, enhancements to provider communication, and improvement in provider efficiency. Provide leadership to physician and advanced practice provider Epic experts.
    2. Act as liaison to the Epic and eHS staff to engage and guide them toward optimal clinical design and deployment of Epic. Provide clinical expertise to the Epic team regarding changes and improvements to Epic. Actively participates in capital and operational budget decisions related to IT.
    3. Provide informatics expertise to various Denver Health stakeholders to include, but not limited to, Executive Staff, DOS, Board of Directors, Compliance, and Quality on topics such as strategy, innovation, trends and threats.
    4. Act as liaison to select outside vendors and the external environment in general, provide expertise regarding industry direction and relating those insights back into Denver Health.
    5. Actively participate in select leadership committees to include (but not limited to) the Directors of Service, eHS Governance, and Epic Physicians Committee.

     Minimum Qualifications:

    Education: Licensed physician currently active or with recent medical practice required. Graduate      degree/certifications in medical informatics preferred.

    Experience: Minimum one year experience working specifically in a healthcare informatics leadership role, and minimum 5 years general leadership experience with evidence of leading complex change and people within an organization. Additional expertise sought includes project management, change management, contract negotiation, and vendor management. Evidence of successful collaboration with executives and physician colleagues required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Broad based knowledge of Healthcare IT applications which support nursing/physician documentation, CPOE, Critical Care, PACS, ancillary departmental systems (Lab, Radiology, Pharmacy, Cardiology, etc) and the Electronic Medical Record. Specific knowledge in medical informatics practices and principles. Specific knowledge in quality improvement practices and principles. Working knowledge of information technology, including statistical analysis, clinical epidemiology, and medical informatics; understanding of best practices and how to successfully introduce information technology into clinical practice.

    Certificate/License/Registration: Active medical license. Epic certifications preferred.

    Please apply directly via this LINK, or at www.denverhealth.org, Requisition # 49519. In addition to your application, you may also forward your resume or any inquiries to diane.grierson@dhha.org

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