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Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director, Informatics

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director, Informatics (Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director) is an experienced and enthusiastic leader and clinician focused on the development of clinical information systems that enable the delivery of safe, effective, and high quality ophthalmologic patient care. The Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will serve in the functional capacity as a specialist in applied clinical informatics and undertake key roles in project development and implementation, leadership, strategy, governance, and advocacy within their scope of responsibility, especially as it pertains to the Epic Kaleidoscope ophthalmology module. As an innovative leader, the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director partners with clinical leaders and other stakeholders to support Cleveland Clinic initiatives and programs. The individual is a member of the medical staff and practices clinically. The Office of the CMIO is led by the Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer and includes the Associate CMIO and Medical Directors, Informatics. The Enterprise CMIO has broad responsibility and accountability for a portfolio of clinical systems and programs across Cleveland Clinic. The Enterprise CMIO partners closely with IT leaders over the technical staff to meet Cleveland Clinic strategic technology objectives. The Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will have a dual reporting structure. The informatics portion of this role (expected 0.1 FTE) will report into the Office of the CMIO. This role will required continued clinical practice and for that portion of the role the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will report to the clinical chair of the Cole Eye institute(s). The Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director would work directly with technical staff within the Information Technology Department (IDT) to deliver solutions for the organization providing clinical expertise, informatics knowledge, and project leadership. - -PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology clinical informatics expert, helping manage key risks, issues, and escalations. As a key subject matter expert within the Office of the CMIO, the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will represent Ophthalmology clinical informatics needs as they relate to people, process, and the use of the Kaleidoscope module and other technologies, such as ophthalmology imaging modalities and the ophthalmic picture archiving and communication system (PACS), while helping ensure an integrated and standardized informatics build across the enterprise where possible
  • Participate in developing and attaining mutually accepted goals for health system technology as they relate to the clinical use of the EHR with a focus on safety, quality, affordability, and standardization where possible
  • Participate in the development and execution of an informatics strategy that aligns with the overall CCF enterprise mission, vision and strategy regarding the optimal design, implementation and use of the EHR and other clinical applications
  • Collaborate across sites and departments to serve as the informatics subject matter expert for clinical caregivers in the Ophthalmology setting and liaise with the various appropriate enterprise committees, caregivers, ITD, operational leadership, and other stakeholders regarding the optimal use of HIT
  • Use quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate the impact of HIT solutions on clinical care processes and identify areas of opportunity to promote the effective use of technology by clinicians to improve quality of care
  • Set and oversee the execution of tactics in support of clinical content strategy across Ophthalmology settings, including ensuring on-going communication with all key stakeholders and clinical end users.
  • As an example; the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will work with the Kaleidoscope content and application team to assure that the appropriate orders are on the preference lists and that order panels, sets and quick lists are appropriately up to date and clinically relevant
  • Incorporate key learnings attained from staff/physician input, site visits and workflow observations into design, optimization, and enhancement solutions.
  • Participate in the development and review of training materials and methodologies related to the use of the EHR. Develop a close partnership with the training and support team to help coordinate day-to-day health informatics training for Ophthalmology providers and at-the-elbow support
  • Facilitate and lead the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology specific user group meetings (or facilitate and lead bringing informatics related items to appropriate ophthalmology related meetings) including setting the agenda, ensuring stakeholder engagement and having accountability for the outcomes of the governance group. Additionally, the Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology Medical Director will participate on other HIT related PAGS as needed to lend their expertise and insight to colleagues and health system partners
  • Collaborate with key operational quality, safety and analytics stakeholders to develop various structured data elements in clinical applications. Work on cross-functional teams to develop novel methods of analyzing and presenting data
  • Be knowledgeable of, and stay up to date on, clinical informatics trends, emerging technologies, experiences and approaches to ensure that the Cleveland Clinic remains in line with global trends in medicine, informatics and HIT
  • Support accreditation, audit and other compliance activities related to the clinical use of the EHR
  • Assist in gathering, managing and prioritizing clinical users' IT enhancement/change requests
  • Help develop CCF's clinical care informatics expertise (specialized expertise that crosses technology and clinical workflows)
  • Participate in recruitment and retention of talented clinical informaticists and ITD staff as the need arises
  • Pursues perfection in the areas of safety, quality, caregiver experience, and patient engagement
  • Continuously communicates the vision, goals, and principles of the Office of the CMIO and HIT to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensures appropriate attention to the management of change when implementing HIT
  • Provides on-call support and coverage as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS -Skills/Qualifications
    • Highly collaborative with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse personalities and various roles from physicians to analysts. Approachable and respectful of others
    • A creative thinker with high energy and enthusiasm and a person who can effectively promote teamwork
    • Excellent facilitation, consensus building, and conflict resolution skills
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to set priorities based on knowledge and practical experience
    • Highly effective using oral and written communication
    • Core knowledge in the areas of healthcare delivery, HIT, performance improvement, and regulations/accreditation
    • Possesses good grasp of clinical workflow in both Kaleidoscope/Ophthalmology and outpatient settings
    • Strong fund of knowledge of main campus and regional ophthalmology practices and workflows, including ambulatory, diagnostic, and surgical workflows Education/Training/Experience
      • Prior involvement in clinical informatics activities, such as informatics related committees, provider advisory groups, or informatics projects. Alternatively, candidates who have completed (or are anticipated to complete) 24 months of an ACGME approved clinical informatics fellowship will be considered
      • Successful completion of a medical doctorate, internship and residency training in ophthalmology
        • Ability to practice medicine in a United States Cleveland Clinic location (obtain corresponding state medical license)Licensure
        • Ability to practice medicine in a United States Cleveland Clinic location (obtain corresponding state medical license)
          • Ability to meet all requirements for medical staff appointment at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland Clinic's vision is to become the best place for care and the best place to work in healthcare. -We are committed to providing a safe, stable, and financially fulfilling work environment. Even in these uncertain times, Cleveland Clinic is ambitiously investing in growth. Being a physician-led organization means doing what is best for the patients, every day. Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers.Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report Hospitals ranking of 2021-2022 has named us the No. 2 hospital in the nation once again and No.1 hospital for Ohio and metro areas for Cleveland, Akron and Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. - We are ranked nationally in 13 specialties, including 11 in the Top 10 and eight in the Top 5. Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by -Child -magazine. In addition, -Cleveland Clinic has been recognized as the No. 2 hospital in the world by -Newsweek's -World's Best Hospitals 2021 list. Cleveland Clinic main campus and Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital are ranked internationally while five other locations are listed among the best hospitals nationwide -
            • Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital
            • Cleveland Clinic Florida-Weston
            • Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
            • Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in Fall 2021. Cleveland Clinic has more than 4,200 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals. This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Lodi Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Medina Hospital, Mercy Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, and Union Hospital. Ashtabula County Medical Center is also an affiliate of Cleveland Clinic. With approximately 5,895 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents. Cleveland Clinic was named a top hospital and health system by Diversity Inc. in 2020. Companies on this list score well in talent pipeline, talent development, leadership commitment, and supplier diversity. Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment. Any application submitted without a CV will delay the review process Please be advised that all information entered in your application will only be shared with Cleveland Clinic and will not be distributed to third parties. Cleveland is part of Northeast Ohio which is composed of six metropolitan areas. Each of them provides affordable real estate , excellent schools, safe communities as well as an abundance of outdoor activities. Find out here -how great it is to live in Cleveland! Candidates will only be asked to provide personal documents once an offer of employment has been made and accepted. Recruitment scams are becoming increasingly common online, with false advertisements and requests for payment or personal details claiming to come from reputable organizations. Please be assured that our physician recruiters will never ask for payment from candidates at any stage of the recruitment or offer process. The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

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