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MEDICAL LEAD, INFORMATICS (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Prince George
Facility:BRUNSWICK BUILDING
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Competition #:05510008
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:BRUNSWICK BUILDING
Department:NH ITS-CORPORATE
Reports To:CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO)VICE PRESIDENT, MED
Close Date:JULY 31, 2021*
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Position Summary

The Medical Lead, Informatics is responsible for the medical leadership that advances the utilization of technology enabled medical and clinical information management to improve quality outcomes for patients across clinical operations and team based care within clinical operations and the interdisciplinary health care teams across Northern Health.

The incumbent is responsible for strategic physician engagement in Northern Health’s information technology initiatives and for the overall development of strategies to maximize physician uptake of technology solutions.

In partnership with the Director of Clinical Information System and key clinical leaders, advises on strategies for development & design, implementation, benefits, change management & adoption, and utilization & evaluation of informatics solutions such as electronic medical records, electronic health records, computerized provider order entry, provider order management, electronic documentation, health information exchanges, virtual health and other communication and information systems used in the clinical settings across the care continuum. Ensures that strategies align with organizational objectives, that clinical needs are translated into technology solutions that optimize care quality and patient safety, and that innovation and development of a clinically appropriate information culture is championed.
 
Qualifications

Education and Experience
- Licensed to practice medicine in BC.
- Eligible for privileges and credentialing with Medical Affairs of Northern Health.
- Clinical leadership experience in the health care sector including experience with electronic clinical
systems, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Broad knowledge of clinical practice and the roles of multidisciplinary health care team members
within a patient and family centered care model.
- Ability to translate clinician requirements into clinician-useful information systems.
- Understanding and ability to apply latest research on best-evidenced practices related to
clinical information systems.
- Knowledge of patient safety/quality management, performance management and accreditation
standards.
- Ability to lead and move forward complex organizational change related to clinical workflow and
process redesign that supports the adoption of technology enabled solutions.
- Ability to advocate for and champion best-evidenced practice in the use of technology in the
clinical environment.

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