Adventist Health System Hinsdale, IL, USA
Mar 20, 2017
Description This position will be based out of AMITA Adventist Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, Illinois and will be responsible for supporting Cerner Millennium implementations throughout the Adventist system. Adventist Health System has received the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fifth year in a row, recognizing the organization as having one of the best-performing and most productive and engaged workforces in the world. We are also pleased to share with you that Adventist Health System has been named as one of the Most Wired Health System for excellence in IT. Job Summary Playing a key role in the organization, the Associate Regional CMIO will report to Adventist Information Technology (AIT) Regional Chief Medical Information Officer (RCMIO) for the Midwest region. The Associate Regional CMIO will champion and provide leadership for the implementation, development, advancement, and optimization of clinical systems and technology that impact patient safety & quality of care throughout the organization. In conjunction with entire Medical Informatics team, the Associate Regional CMIO will support physician adoption of Cerner Millennium and the supporting applications. The Associate Regional CMIO will play a key role in physician training prior to system go-live and in the period immediately following. The Associate Regional CMIO will work with the Training team to develop a training plan for physicians, schedule training, and develop/update training materials. In conjunction with regional leadership (CMIOs, CMOs and CNOs), will provide clinical leadership to our clinical community and promote an environment of engagement and communication between physicians, staff, hospital executive teams and leadership. This position will require travel among the facilities in the Chicago-area as well as to implementation sites throughout the organization and a monthly meeting at the corporate office. Travel to implementation sites - 50% (Travel will vary based on the implementation schedule and could be more or less) Travel to AIT Headquarters in Altamonte Springs, FL - 25% Responsibilities/Duties • Facilitate and manage change in a manner consistent with the overall direction of the organization. • Assists in the development of strategic and tactical plans for clinical information systems. • Understands and communicates latest trends in healthcare, clinical systems, information technology and point of care products. Work with clinical information teams on translating these trends into designing, building and implementing enhancements to the AHS Cerner system to align with national IT initiatives, Corporate IT strategies and goals. • Develop understanding of physician needs and build relationships with physicians to assure widespread acceptance, adoption and meaningful use of clinical information systems. • Lead, coordinate, and work with Training and Development to develop material for, physician training. • Work with the CMIO and Chief Medical Officer in deploying standardized evidence based medicine corporate content and ensures adoption of best practices. • Lead system-wide effort to improve patient safety, promote cultural change and develop metrics to track safety as a system-wide priority. • Coordinate coverage of regional meetings with RCMIO. • Conduct regular rounds at regional facilities. • Work with RCIM and local informatics staff to support the local facilities. Qualifications: Qualifications (Requirements) • Medical Degree (MD, DO) with at least 2 years of post-residency practice experience. • Politically astute with demonstrated diplomacy as a physician leader. • Passion for evidence-based medicine. • Self-directed and self-motivated; work with minimal supervision. • Possesses ability to motivate others to achieve system's vision and goals. • Highly-developed communication skills, great public speaking and presentation skills. • Ability to effectively lead multidisciplinary teams of clinicians. • Strong understanding of clinical workflow in inpatient, emergency department and outpatient settings, has a strong understanding of clinical information systems as well as outcomes measurement. • Significant experience and a track record of demonstrated success in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives working with medical staff physician leadership using evidence-based medicine. • Competence with Cerner Millennium applications required (or commitment to be competent by completing Cerner Millennium certifications on agreed upon timelines).