Vidant Health has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for candidates for their Ambulatory Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer.
Vidant Health is a physician-led, integrated system of patient-centered care that includes nine hospitals plus physician practices, hospice, wellness centers, and more – all working together to serve 1.4 million people across 29 counties in Eastern North Carolina.
One of the most progressive not-for-profit health care systems, Vidant Health’s system of care includes the following:
- Vidant Medical Center – a level I trauma center and the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine
- Eight community hospitals
- Vidant Medical Group – primary care and specialty services
- Vidant Home Health & Hospice
- Vidant Wellness Centers
- Vidant Health Foundation
Their partnership with The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University provides a continuum of care that addresses wellness, prevention and community health issues as well as acute care, post-acute care, home health, and hospice.
Additionally, in 2013, Vidant Health opened James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital, and in April 2018, they opened Vidant Cancer Care at the Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower in Greenville. The 418,000-square-foot facility serves as the region’s hub for oncology care.
Ambulatory Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer Job Overview
The Ambulatory Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer (ACMIO) serves as a liaison between physicians and Information Services (IS) to maximize patient outcomes, experience, and safety along with quality of care and operational efficiency.
As one of three ACMIOs reporting to the Chief Medical Informatics Officer, the Ambulatory ACMIO will work to align priorities with the strategic mission of the Vidant Medical Group and collaborate with Vidant’s Community Partners.
By working closely with ambulatory physician – users “on the ground,” the ACMIO will support the use of existing technologies and evaluate new solutions that enable high quality care, as well as define current and future workflows that meet physician needs and align with strategic initiatives.
The ACMIO will focus largely on the Epic EHR design but will also advise on other technology leveraged by physicians including NLP software, digital apps, analytics, and clinical decision support.
As the Ambulatory SME on the medical informatics team, the ACMIO will assist the CMIO with the vision and strategy in the deployment of clinical and analytics technology that enhance population health outcomes, optimize patient experience, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. The ACMIO will continue to practice in their specialty for 20% of their time.
- Five or more years’ experience in clinical informatics/analytics with management responsibility
- Doctor of Medicine (MD or DO) with at least five years practicing while leveraging an EHR; eligibility for unrestricted license to practice in North Carolina
- Board Certification in appropriate specialty
- Expert knowledge in healthcare informatics and able to anticipate trends and develop programs and key initiatives
- Organizational change management experience focused on driving value, pursuing innovation, overcoming resistance, and being a catalyst for effective change
- Board certification in Clinical Informatics
- Formal training in clinical informatics
- Significant leadership experience with an Epic health system
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