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Medical Director - Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) - Las Vegas, NV - $50K Sign-On Bonus!!!

UnitedHealth Group

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Medical Director - Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) - Las Vegas, NV - $50K Sign-On Bonus!!!(Job Number:723572)

Southwest Medical  is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 350 providers, 30 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, six convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, two outpatient surgery centers, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home Level 3, Southwest Medical offers >280,000 patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area but is part of OptumCare Mountain West Region.  This role will serve Southwest Medical, the owned clinics of OptumCare in NV, AZ, and potential future acquisitions.
Broadly, this role will incorporate implementation, optimization, and data analytic population health applications.  The Medical Director / Chief Medical Information Officer  is responsible for the clinical aspects of Electronic Health Records (EHR) adoption, integration into end-user workflow, and ongoing development; works collaboratively with the chief information officer (CIO) and chief clinical transformation officer (CCTO) to ensure the needs of individual providers and staff are met; smartly incorporates EHR-based decision-support and evidence-based population health management into user workflow; understands build of components and contributes to process implementation and management. In addition, multiple clinic processes are thoughtfully integrated and both internal and external relationships pertaining to EHR development are maintained.  This is a 20% clinical, 80% administrative position.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a liaison between the medical staff, IT and senior leadership
  • Participates in the planning, selection, implementation and performance assessment of clinical IT with a lens toward a reliable and consistent patient experience, quality outcomes, and elimination of waste
  • Assists in the development of training programs for clinicians on clinical systems, and continuous improvement of such training programs
  • Participates actively in requirements definition, design, test and implementation tasks; provides ongoing review and development of alerts, care guideline order sets, and protocols
  • Works with the vendor on product development and implementation strategy
  • Develops strategic plans regarding information management and clinical IT
  • Reviews and makes recommendations regarding clinical practice workflows/processes as well as clinician computing devices
  • Serves as a change agent and advocate for best practices and process improvement; able to enlist and engage others; able to present opportunities, issues and recommendations to the support/implementation teams in such a way as to clarify desired outcome
  • Manages the expectations of end-users
  • Assertive but positive advocate for physicians when meeting with other stakeholders; serve as advocate for stakeholders when meeting with physicians/providers
  • Ensures that established operating standards, policies, regulatory requirements (Meaningful Use, PCMH, etc) and protocols are effectively implemented, continually evaluated, and as necessary, modified to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care while maintaining cost-effective operations
  • Becomes very familiar with all provider facing aspects of the EMR to help guide providers to a positive experience with the EMR.
  • Continuously alert for new and innovative approaches that can be developed for clinical interaction with EHR

Job Clinical Analysis & Consulting
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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