Physician Chief Health Informatics Officer

Department of Veterans Affairs
Las Vegas, Nevada
Closing date
Jan 31, 2025

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General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

Join our growing practice in Las Vegas, NV!

The Chief Health Informatics Officer (CHIO) provides leadership in designated projects and cross-coverage with other informaticists in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Southern Nevada. The volume and complexity of responsibilities are significant and constantly evolving.

Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains oversight of informatics practice.
  • Establishes effective clinical and administrative systems.
  • Designs useful decision support systems.
  • Manages and delivers educational experiences while enhancing lifelong learning, and supporting healthcare research.
  • Fosters leadership and professionalism by building, supporting, and creating alignments for informatics best practices, and lead health informatics initiatives and innovation through collaboration and stakeholder engagement across and beyond the enterprise.
  • Program responsibilities include program development, project implementation, budget, logistics, ongoing monitoring and analytics, communication, collaboration, and education.
  • Uses clinical informatics principles, theories, and practices to achieve the vision of transparent technology adaptation into informatics, clinical practice, and education.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of health informatics, i.e., design, configuration and management of health information and clinical support systems; health data collection, storage, extraction, manipulation, reporting and communications.
  • Focuses on the application of informatics and information technology to deliver healthcare services, and develops business requirements, workflows, and processes specifically in support of health information systems.
  • Demonstrates earned competencies in areas such as project management, data science, process improvement, performance improvement, system redesign, change management, health informatics, population health, leadership, and advocacy.
Preference for candidates with 5+ years of informatics leadership experience. Physicians from all specialties are welcome to apply.

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