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Medical Director - Informatics

San Mateo County Health
San Mateo, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: An exciting new leadership opportunity in Informatics is now available. The San Mateo Medical Center is seeking a Medical Director-Informatics. Come join this engaged group of leaders in the daily operational and strategic work related to information systems for San Mateo Medical Center. The Medical Director-Informatics will lead and be responsible for the planning and implementation of information systems used in the clinical environment and facilitate the development of the clinical enterprise. This Medical Director is the tactical and strategic leader for clinical information systems that support: health and well-being of patients and advancement of clinical quality and safety initiatives. The Medical Director-Informatics is responsible for establishing the vision, future directions, and strategic use of clinical information systems for optimum health care. The Medical Director-Informatics is a proponent of new and emerging health care technologies while understanding the impact on the organization, the physician citizens of the organization and the patient. The Medical Director-Informatics is active in the policy sector of healthcare by engaging with local, regional and national issues affecting the delivery of care. The Medical Director-Informatics will receive general direction from the Chief Quality and Experience Officer and will exercise direct and indirect supervision over all levels of medical/professional, technical, and support staff. The position is split 25% clinical and 75% administrative, depending on the needs of the organization.The current vacancy is for a full time position. The ideal candidate has: · At least three years of medical leadership experience, in the areas of planning, development, preparation and implementation of strategic and tactical clinical information systems. · MD with Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Medical Informatics or Business Administration preferred. · Healthcare information technology experience providing medical leadership for clinical information systems and computerized physician order entry. · Possess knowledge of clinical workflow and technology needs in inpatient and outpatient settings. · Perform as a strong leader with practical experience in the use of clinical technologies to support patient care. · 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 that results in improving patient clinical outcomes. · Excellent interpersonal skills and can work effectively with a diversity of personalities. Must be approachable, show respect for others and be able to present data with effective communication and presentation skills. Must be an effective consensus builder. · Possesses good grasp clinical work flow in both inpatient and outpatient settings, interest in clinical information systems and outcomes measurement. · Experience with standardization of systems and consolidation of multiple information systems. · Experience implementing organization-wide, hospital-wide and clinical area –wide information systems. · Possess advanced leadership and management skills, interpersonal skills and customer service skills to interact with multiple areas of stakeholders to affect change. · Ability to cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with executives and physicians. · Perform effectively in a complex changing environment. · Ability to analyze complex problems and develop recommendations and solutions. · Action oriented and results driven. · High integrity and trust-worthiness. Primary Responsibilities · Serves as principal advisor to the Chief Informatics Officer and Chief Quality and Experience Officer, and other Information Technology staff with regard to physician issues and the impact that information technology has or may have on medical practice. · Provides medical leadership in the areas of planning, development, preparation and implementation of strategic and tactical clinical information systems. · Builds relationships with Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers (APPs), and allied health professionals to gain support and consensus of information technology initiatives. · Works in collaboration with the Chief Informatics Officer and Chief Quality and Experience Officer and the research community to facilitate the use of computerized application in medical research. · Provides leadership in supporting quality and safety initiatives. · Evaluates the impact of information technology on clinical processes and identifies areas to promote use of technology in creating efficiencies for clinicians. · Serves as the primary liaison between providers and IT. · Reviews medical informatics trends, experiences and approaches, develops technical and application implementation strategies and assists in the development of strategic plans for clinical information systems. · Leads development of clinical "rules" supporting patient care and protocol research as well as the design of clinical system features supporting protocol management and the use of the system to leverage the clinicians' time and maximize communication with affiliates and referring physicians. · Leads and facilitates key clinical leadership groups in the creation of required clinical content, protocols, workflows and related system usage polices. · Serves as the primary provider champion for all major clinical information technology projects. · Creates and supervises clinical optimization teams to review and enhance system utilization and configuration to improve the efficiency and outcomes of clinical care. · Maintains awareness of existing and emerging technology, regulatory, and market factors and assists in the development of the IT strategy and plan. · Works with senior clinical leadership in deploying standardized evidence-based best practices in medicine and clinical content and ensures adoption of best practices. · Works in concert with IT and departmental quality efforts to design and implement systems supporting patient care, research activities, and quality improvement. · Supports data governance by identifying and addressing critical data quality management issues and monitoring and improving quality data. · Acts as an advocate for the protection of patient privacy and the security of protected health information. · Is highly responsive to users’ needs, including training, to assure wide spread acceptance and provider use of the clinical systems. · Perform related duties as assigned. Benefits The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package which includes County funded malpractice insurance, retirement plans and health benefits for retirees, an additional 5% increase in salary for each qualifying Board certification up to two (2) Boards, administrative leave time at 5 hours per pay period up to 260 hours (this is prorated for part time employees) that can be cashed out up to 50% each Spring, and a wellness program, including exercise classes, worksite massage, and an onsite gym. Qualifications Licensure/Certification: License to practice medical or osteopathy in the State of California.Education and Experience: Completion of a residency program and one year administrative or supervisory experience is required. Board Certification or eligibility for certification in internal medicine, family practice, or a medical or surgical subspecialty is also required. IMPORTANT: Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the "Apply" button. If you are not on the County's website, please go to https://jobs.smcgov.org/ to apply. Online applications must be received by the Human Resources Department before midnight on the final filing date.TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE:Application Deadline: Tuesday January 11, 2022 11:59 PM PSTApplication Screening/Application Appraisal: January 13, 2022Combined Panel/Department Interviews: January 20, 2022 At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Company Description: San Mateo County government protects and enhances the health, safety, welfare, and natural resources of the community; and provides quality services that benefit and enrich the lives of the people of this community. San Mateo County government is committed to: The highest standards of public service; A common vision of responsiveness; The highest standards of ethical conduct; Treating people with respect and dignity.

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