Under the general direction of the Chief Medical Information Officer, this position is responsible implementing technology driven clinical transformation. This includes leading in the strategy, development and implementation of Information Technology to support nursing, nursing practice and clinical applications, collaborating with clinical leaders on the clinical and administrative decision-making process. This position develops clinical systems strategy with the CMIO, CIO, CNO, CMO, COO and optimizes the use of existing clinical systems, for nurses, physicians, and other multidisciplinary care providers, by attending to their information management needs. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes a multidisciplinary team concept and reflects the MIHS's mission and philosophy. Serves as the principal informatics advisor to the Chief Nursing Officer.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in information technology, informatics, nursing, healthcare administration or other related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work. A Master's or PhD degree in Nursing Informatics or related healthcare field is preferred. Requires a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible clinical informatics, IT, or related clinical systems experience that demonstrates a high level of understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Experience must include demonstrated leadership ability, preferably working in a related management position within a healthcare setting. A certification in nursing informatics, Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Lean Six Sigma certification is preferred. Current licensure as a RN or other licensed clinical practitioner by the State of Arizona is preferred. Requires a working knowledge of nursing theory, practice, information sciences, information and data management systems, and CIS software applications and configurations. Must have ability to analyze complex clinical operations and structure processes to facilitate decision making regarding clinical information systems. Must be a successful leader of people, have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate a team. Must be able to decide how to allocate people, time and other resource to create, execute, and accomplish an operating or project plan on time and within budget. Must have solid analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to utilize the appropriate management techniques to plan, organize, control and coordinate activities. Must be able to manage priorities in a dynamic environment and adapt to change quickly and positively. Must demonstrate ability to be self-directed, as well as demonstrate excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work as a team member with peers, other managers, staff and senior leadership. Must possess good customer service and communications skills, the ability to work with professionals and maintain confidentiality standards. Must have strong computer skills. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.