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Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Facility: CHS Services Inc Location: Melville, NY Department: Medical Informatics Category: Leadership Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift ReqNum: 6019056

Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHS) is an integrated health care delivery system with some of the region's finest health and human services agencies. CHS includes six hospitals, three skilled nursing facilities, a regional home nursing service, hospice and a multiservice, community-based agency for persons with special needs. Under the sponsorship of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, CHS serves hundreds of thousands of Long Islanders each year, providing care that extends from the beginning of life to helping people live their final years in comfort, grace and dignity.

The CMIO, working in partnership with CHS administrative, campus key administrative, and medical staff leadership teams provides leadership in the development of Adoption, work-flow improvements, development, enhancements and optimization of clinically related IT systems for physicians across the CHS system. She/he will lead physician engagement and development of key clinical and population health IT programs and identifies opportunities and strategies for performance improvement along this entire domain under the direction of the System CMO and CIO. The CMIO will also play a strong role in all IT related quality and regulatory programs across all CHS facilities (such as Meaningful use) and will be responsible for supporting, from an IT perspective, all Joint Commission and CMS regulatory requirements and needed modifications to the clinical informatics systems across CHSLI that are necessary to meet State and Federal regulatory requirements pertaining to Physicians. She/he will also under the direction of the CIO lead all of the physician IT transformation programs relating to quality and population health. He/she will have a matrix reporting structure reporting directly to both the CHS Chief Medical Officer and CHS Chief Information Officer for clinical and operational direction and will work with and communicate with the CHS entity Medical Directors and Executive Vice Presidents/ CAO's of all CHS facilities as related to execution of needed IT projects and work plans. The CMIO will also work side-by-side with the CNIO in the above stated functions bringing a strong clinical leadership model for all clinicians around IT transformation. CMIO will also have various physicians, and non-physicians from IT, on his/her team to help compliment the physician support model in IT adoption.

Requirements:

  • Medical Degree and NYS Medical License required
  • Certified in Medical Informatics
  • The ability to articulate and demonstrate commitment to the integration of CHS' mission into strategy and operations at every level of the organization
  • Demonstrated relationship, leadership skills and an ability to positively influence, collaborate with and motivate other professionals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to gain medical staff support when developing, implementing and promoting initiatives such as new evidence based practice protocols as they relate to medical informatics.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to speak effectively and appropriately on administrative and clinical matters related to Information technology to all audiences, including administrators, medical staff members, nurses and support staff, and the lay public
  • Conduct that is reflective of the mission and values of CHS
  • Must be able to drive between system entities and CHS offices
  • 3 years' minimal experience in clinical informatics
  • Masters of Business Degree or Healthcare Administration preferred

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

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