• Director, Medical - Clinical Informatics

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-5914
    Category
    Health Information Management
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer, this position will be responsible for advancing the use of electronic health and dental records to promote high quality, cost effective health care, patient satisfaction and provider/staff satisfaction throughout the organization.  Will assist the CMO in the development of strategies around clinical data management for outcomes, quality improvement/reporting, evidence-based medicine, compliance and improved workflows; ensuring the health information technology is implemented within the organization in a meaningful way.  Leads the design and execution of technology-enabled process change that maximizes patient safety, quality of care and operational efficiency. Has key role in the development strategy of clinical data architecture and uses within the organization.  In partnership with medical and dental staff leaders ensures value realization with technology investments.

    Responsibilities

    1. Designs, develops and implements the organization’s electronic health and dental records systems and is responsible for successful adoption and usage of these systems by clinical staff.
    2. Directs the development of policies and training materials for the electronic health and dental records system which reflect decisions made by CMO/Medical Director/Dental Director leadership as well as to support quality and outcome goals of the organization.
    3. Focuses on issues of quality, safety, usability, process improvement, change management and ensures that clinicians are engaged in the entire process.
    4. Responsible for educating, convening, and supporting clinical work groups, providing them with relevant information regarding products, applications, and implementation issues, and works with CIO to implement the strategies developed by clinical work groups.
    5. Consults with and serves as an interface with staff and appropriate committees for the purpose of determining clinical data needs and collection methodologies to facilitate quality reporting, quality outcomes, interventions, population disease management, and regulatory compliance.  Provides data translation for quality improvement and meaningful use indicators.
    6. Establishes and implements templates, tools and best practices for the effective collection of patient data.
    7. Partners and advises the CIO on clinical aspects of information management needs and integration of systems as it relates to continuity of care for patients.
    8. Responsible for assessment of needs and implementation strategies to link educational products, including practice guidelines to practice-based electronic medical and dental records systems.
    9. Responsible for identifying the needs of clinical staff in the areas of education, training programs and services in the area of computer skills and competencies in the use of electronic tools for patient care, quality management, utilization management, clinical resource management, and performance improvement initiatives.
    10. Responsible for organizing and mentoring medical and dental staff around change management strategies to effectively use technology to improve workflows and patient care.
    11. Assists in the evaluation and assessment of health care technology to address clinical needs of patients and to support the practice of clinical staff.

    Qualifications

    1. MD or doctoral level education required coupled with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role within a healthcare setting and 3+ years hands-on experience with electronic medical records system(s).
    2. NextGen Certified Professional (within 6 months of initial hire)
    3. Previous experience with computer based systems required; Electronic Medical records experience preferred.

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