Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer

Children's Health

  • Location: Dallas, TX

Children’s Health℠ is committed to making life better for children. As one of the largest and most prestigious pediatric health care providers in the country and the leading pediatric Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer | Children's Health (Dallas)health care system in North Texas, Children’s Health cares for children through more than 750,000 patient visits annually. The Children’s Health system includes its flagship hospital, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, as well as Children’s Medical Center Plano, Our Children’s House inpatient rehabilitation hospital, the Children’s Health Care Network, specialty centers, rehabilitation facilities and physician services. Children’s Health also serves the community with a growing network of more than 320 private pediatricians and pediatric specialists, as well as multiple programs and initiatives that reach children in community centers, schools and in their homes. Children’s Medical Center Dallas continues to be the only North Texas hospital to be ranked in 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. Through its academic affiliation with UT Southwestern Medical Center, Children’s Health is a leader in life-changing treatments, innovative technology, and ground-breaking research. This affiliation led to establishing the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute in 2011, committed to pursuing research in regenerative medicine, cancer biology and metabolism.

Children’s Health is regularly named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review based on benefits, wellness initiatives, commitment to diversity and inclusion, professional development opportunities and work environments that promote employee collaboration and satisfaction. Additionally, the World at Work Alliance for WorkLife Progress has recognized Children’s Health for demonstrating leadership in workplace strategies and practices to help team members achieve success in work-life effectiveness.

Position Overview

Nationally recognized pediatric healthcare provider Children’s Health is seeking a Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) to serve as the system-level physician leader responsible for providing guidance and leadership for the design, implementation, and ongoing support of clinical and administrative information solutions at Children’s Health System Texas (CHST) to maximize the clinical, educational and research use of these applications.  Ensures that medical information concepts, experiences, and knowledge, are integrated into Information Systems strategic plans, application design, application infrastructure and implementation tactics. Serves as a key advisor to JPE Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Health Chief Information Officer, and related committees.  Serves as an advocate and influencer of physician and operational leaders at Children’s Health, UT Southwestern, and the Joint Pediatric Enterprise. Works across organizational boundaries to assist in strategic development of a variety of systems related to clinical care, research, and education between UTSW, Parkland and Children’s Health.

The CMIO will:

  • Oversee the design, implementation and use of healthcare technology for Children’s Health with the end goal of aligning patient, physician, and team member experience in route to operational success.
  • Continually evaluate the enterprise’s IT systems in light of leading technology, practices, and the enterprise’s strategic plan. Provides critical influence into the Children’s Health strategic plan for IT, clinical practice, and operational effectiveness.
  • Chair clinical advisory and committee groups to provide broad-based input into the design of the clinical information, educational and research-related systems.
  • Represent the needs and requirements of the physician community and serves as an operational advocate in relevant committees, workgroups, and projects in promoting the use of information technology in the clinical setting.
  • Work to develop and ensure the technology and functionality of systems will meet the progressive and developmental goals of future clinical care throughout CHST and the JPE.

Qualifications

  • MD/DO with medical licensure or ability to attain licensure in Texas required
  • Board certification required in pediatrics or pediatric subspecialty
  • Minimum 7 years clinical practice experience
  • Board certification in Clinical Informatics highly desirable
  • Graduate or professional work or advanced degree; or equivalent experience in business administration or technology
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience
  • 5 years of Executive oversight of medical information system strategy and/or technology
  • Proven success in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) implementation preferred