Psychiatrist Medical Director
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The San Francisco Department of Public Health is looking to fill a Psychiatrist to function as Chief Behavioral Health Information Officer (CBHIO) is responsible for leading the decision-making process around clinical information system changes and work to ensure that the build and implementation of the clinical information system is patient-centered, provider-friendly, meets regulatory and billing requirements, and is optimized for meeting key initiatives including Mental Health SF and CalAIM needs.
- Annual Compensation
$277,628 to $392,600
The role will be 25% dedicated to clinical responsibilities with the remainder 75% dedicated to CBHIO responsibilities, which include:
- Works closely with the SFHN Chief Health Informatics Officer to align with the SFHN’s strategic vision and priorities for enterprise-wide informatics
- Collaborates with BHS executive leadership and the DPH IT department
- Provides clinical and IT leadership in the areas of strategic planning, development, preparation, and implementation of clinical information systems
- Facilitates planning and implementation for the integration of clinical and research databases
- Oversees reconciliation of stakeholder/business owner needs with IT requirements and technology capacities in support of ongoing and new IT solutions to ensure alignment with institutional goals and promote highest quality, effective, safe, and patient-centered care
- Knowledgeable in Federal, State and Local regulations and initiatives including MHSA, Medi-Cal, DMC, Mental Health SF, and CalAIM and their impacts on clinical care and information systems
- Optimizes clinical information systems for all roles related to patient care and for meeting Federal, State and Local reporting and regulatory requirements
- Serves as the BHS lead for all clinical, research, and quality improvement technology projects and initiatives
- Works closely with quality improvement team to monitor, revise, and automate best practices to improve quality, patient safety, and outcomes
- Demonstrates a high level of clinical knowledge, analytical ability, critical decision-making skills, and an extensive knowledge of healthcare issues, with a focus on the science of integrating healthcare, technology, and clinical data
- Works with clinician, peer, and patient advisory groups in the design of clinical information systems to support excellence in patient care and research
- Work closely with the BHS senior operational leaders to apply informatics and analytics in the provision of clinical care, ensuring standard work, quality and safety are consistently upheld
- Centers DPH and BHS health equity goals in all clinical informatics initiatives and in the planning, development, and implementation of clinical information systems
- Understands provider and other team member needs and collaborates with providers to gain support of Clinical Informatics initiatives
- Evaluates the impact of information technology on clinical processes and identifies areas to promote use of technology in creating efficiencies for clinicians and improving quality of care
- Lead in the design and implementation of clinician training and support strategies for maximizing the adoption and use of clinical information systems and other clinical technologies in BHS
- Participates in governance of data as it relates to data use for quality and performance improvement and research-related activities
- Identifies and/or evaluates technologies that enable more effective/efficient clinical workflows and contribute to improvement in clinical outcomes
- Provides analytical, technical, and problem resolution for issues pertaining to IT solutions, including, but not limited to end-user (clinical/provider) accessibility, usability, workflow/processes, policies and procedures
- Work with end-users or program leaders to define concretely and measurably the value proposition of every clinical information system customization request in support of clinical workflow and business requirements
- Assists end-users, directors, and managers with use and optimization of clinical information systems and associated clinical applications
- Participates in oversight for timely resolution of issues as identified by end-users
- Assists in communication and promotion of use of informatics to clinical staff, executive committees, and other designated individuals in support of care quality and performance improvement
- Serves as BHS representative to drive and/or facilitate other IT initiatives as assigned by executive leadership
- Remains vendor technology neutral and maintain the highest ethics when relating to vendors
- Maintains clinical practice with safety net populations
- Commitment to providing first-class care and service to all members of the DPH service population, with heightened sensitivity and awareness to racial, ethnic, and culturally diverse members of the DPH’s workforce and patient populations.
- Desire and commitment to lead and participate in antiracism, racial justice, and equity work that impacts quality of patient care, and improvements in employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to push and drive change in these areas.
- Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse workforce and patient population.
- Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, and sexuality.
- Possession of a valid license to practice medicine issued by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California*
- Possession of a valid DEA license from the DOJ (Special Condition)
- Successful completion of a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or American Osteopathic Association in a Psychiatric medical specialty area (i.e., Board Eligible)
- Five (5) years of post-residency experience as a practicing Psychiatrist
- Possession of valid Board Certification in a Psychiatric medical specialty area can substitute for two (2) years of the required post-residency experience as a practicing Psychiatrist
Desirable (nice to have, but not necessary):
- Master’s degree in Business Administration or Technology
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