Chief Medical Information Officer

  • Company:
    CAMH
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    IT & Software

Job Number: 829623Category: Physician in ChiefPositions Available: 1Years Experience Required: 3 yearsLocation: Toronto, OntarioPosted Date: Sep 14, 2018EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYChief Medical Information OfficerInformation Management GroupReporting to the VP, Information Management, Chief Information Officer and Chief Privacy officer, and jointly to the Physician-in-Chief, the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) will be responsible for advancing the practice of medical informatics at CAMH, as well as leading the strategic positioning and implementation of clinical systems. The CMIO will support the delivery of high quality patient care through the effective application of information technologies and best practices. The CMIO will be critical in facilitating and advising collaborations between the Information Management Group (IMG) and the clinical community, and will play a key role in translating and communicating physician needs while also incorporating the hospital’s business and strategic needs and objectives.The CMIO will be a physician with demonstrated understanding of health informatics and technologies who is able to interact and engage all levels of hospital personnel and external parties, including leadership at varying levels, professional practice staff, IM/IT, and the broader clinical community. The CMIO will be a leader who can drive the effective adoption of clinical informatics and information technology within the physician group and professional practice staff, and will sustain an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration at CAMH.You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements.This position is located at1001 Queen Street West.In this role, your key leadership objectives will be:Serve as a champion for developing a cohesive clinical information and digital health strategy as it relates to clinician engagement and practiceProvide leadership and oversight for the development, implementation and adoption of clinical information systems and tools which centralize around CAMH’s clinical information systems; providing leadership and oversight for ongoing development and delivery of the physician training strategyCollaborate with a range of stakeholders, both within and external to CAMH, to support ongoing engagement, partnership development, and sustainability discussions as it relates to health technologies and health systemsAdvance the practice and profile of medical informatics at CAMH by participating on relevant local, regional and provincial eHealth advisory committees and advisingMedical Informatics strategy to inform future implementations based on developing informatics trends and best practicesDeveloping a Medical Informatics strategy to inform future implementations based on observed informatics trends and best practicesQUALIFICATIONSPossession of a Doctor of Medicine Degree and licensed to practice in Ontario, Qualified for appointment to CAMHCertification in Health Informatics or prior informatics experienceSuccessful track record of leading in clinician change management; recognized as an effective change agent and leader in clinical informaticsExperience in implementing large-scale clinical information systemsDemonstrated interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of hospital personnel and external parties; comfortable with an interdisciplinary culture of collaboration. A belief and passion in medical/clinical informatics and a commitment to improving qualityA passion for excellence, which elevates the abilities and competencies of the various patient care providers.Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to details.Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset.Please note:This part-time, contract (2 years) position is NOT part of any bargaining unit.Salary Range:Competitive Salary and Benefits.CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute.As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.As an employment equity employer, CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.