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Chief Clinical Information Officer

  • Job ID: 653945759
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Management
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Health Services
  • Department: 80338 PAG Corp Patient Care
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


The Chief Clinical Information Officer leads the strategic and operational planning, development, design, organization, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of automated information systems for clinical practice and the transformation of clinical care through workflow redesign across the patient care continuum at UPMC. The CCIO effectively serves as a liaison to the development and production teams for electronic health record (eRecord) and legacy systems impacting clinical processes.


  • TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP: The CCIO leads people to where they need to be in order to meet the demands of the future which requires vision, influence, clinical knowledge, and a strong expertise relating clinical practice and patient care. The individual serves as the senior leader for clinical informatics and works directly with Vice Presidents of Patient Care (Chief Nursing Officers) and Vice Presidents of Operations (VPO) at each system hospital to establish consistent clinical standards across the system for rapid deployment of the eRecord in order to optimize care delivery. The incumbent creates a communication strategy and possesses a shared UPMC vision for clinical informatics. They translate UPMC's IT strategic plan to executives, management and staff to engage support and solicit feedback. Additionally, they demonstrates interactive leadership style that influences thinking and reshapes the culture and environment.


  • DEMONSTRATES INITIATIVE: The CCIO addresses complex, high-risk problems and translates them into opportunities and challenges-resolve and manage conflict. They do this through building trusting, collaborative relationships with staff, peers and other disciplines and ancillary services, physicians, vendors, legislators, nursing and all other key stakeholders across the organization.


  • STRUCTURAL EMPOWERMENT: Strong professional practice is exhibited as seen in the mission and vision of the organization. Ensures eRecord activities consistent with strategic vision for /clinical practice and goals including research, evidence-based practice initiatives, regulatory bodies, CMS guidelines and quality initiatives. Serves as a member of the strategic and operational steering committees for UPMC and physician division. Collaborates and communicates with all levels of the organization to facilitate the accomplishment of the eRecord and IT program goals and the health system's strategic goals. Participates in development of IT programs/support/initiatives that leverage clinical programs, policies and procedures to guide, enhance and support positive patient care outcomes, clinical practice, and staff satisfaction.


  • EXEMPLARY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: A comprehensive understanding of clinical practice roles; the application of clinical roles with patients, families, communities, and the interdisciplinary team as well as the application of new knowledge and evidence. The goal is what professional practice can achieve. Contributes to all clinical disciplines in order to develop a fully integrated, non-redundant electronic health record. Coordinates the planning, design, development, and implementation of clinical practice components of the eRecord and ensures appropriate workflow across disciplines and across the continuum of care. Coordinates and recommends eRecord enhancement requests to ensure that the requests are appropriate and that the improvement efforts are coordinated among the many venues of care for UPMC. Fosters an environment in which all discipline are encouraged and given opportunities for involvement including mentoring and building informatics leaders, and identification of succession planning for clinical informatics at UPMC. Collaborates and integrates evidence-based practice and research opportunities related to changes in practice into the operational structure of the organization


  • NEW KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATIONS, AND IMPROVEMENTS: New models of care, application of existing evidence, new evidence, and visible contributions to uphold the ethical and professional responsibilities of a magnet organization. Collaborates with Chief Medical Information Officer, Physician and Hospital Services and Chief Medical Information Officer of UPMC to look for opportunities to enhance patient focused care with cross collaboration between physicians and nursing and all clinical disciplines. Continuous learner that brings national industry knowledge and trends, a national network to the work of UPMC, and disseminates the work of nursing through research, presentations and participation in national professional organizations. Seeks opportunities to learn and transfer cutting edge knowledge and innovation while adopting best practice, eliminate duplication and maximize efficiency in process, documentation, and use of technology.


  • EMPIRICAL QUALITY OUTCOMES: Makes a difference. Identifies and takes action to possible changes in process improvement based on risk/liabilities, EBP, research literature.



  • Relevant Master's degree required
  • PhD or DNP in nursing, informatics or related fields is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare, nursing informatics, or related field required
  • Clinical professionals who hold a state-regulated license shall be expected to maintain their license in good standing while employed in this role.
  • Demonstrated ability to effect large scale process change in informatics in hospital environment.
  • Advanced project management skills that demonstrate the ability to plan, implement, and manage complex projects simultaneously are required.
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong and effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills is required.
  • Previous experience with organizational performance improvement initiatives is required.
  • Able to identify and resolve problems and manage the process of incorporating large systems implementations into clinical operations.
  • Large systems implementations include a complex set of interactions between the systems staff, applications being implemented and various departments' processes and workflow. 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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