Chief Medical Information Officer

Essentia Health
Duluth, MN
cmio job
Essentia Health has retained Kirby Partners to conduct a nationwide executive search for their Chief Medical Information Officer position.

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,400 employees, including more than 2,000 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve their patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. Essentia Health utilizes Epic as its electronic health record. The new Chief Medical Information Officer will replace a long-standing and highly admired and respected CMIO who is retiring.

The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 15 hospitals, 75 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute. Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

CMIO Job Overview:

The Essentia Health CMIO is a leadership partner for integration of information technology into clinical practice and research, to promote the highest possible quality, safety and evidence-based patient care.

This physician will collaborate with key clinical leaders, such as the CMOs, market executives, CNIO, and the VP of Clinical applications to drive the successful adoption of clinical informatics tools and technology.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • MD or DO
  • Board certified in a clinical specialty
  • Strong leadership skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior CMIO experience strongly preferred
  • Certification or degree in informatics
  • Epic experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in rural health
  • Experience in telehealth
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Please note that Kirby Partners exclusively represents this CMIO job opportunity and all candidates will be presented through our team of executive recruiters.  If you have questions about this position, please email Steve Bennett.

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