Chief Clinical Information Officer (Ref No: 1335)

Macquarie University Hospital is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus.  Modelled on renowned international university hospitals, our approach to treatment is based on combining the best available knowledge, expertise and technology to ensure our patients receive a comprehensive and integrated service, as well as the utmost compassion, support and care.

Set in the expansive grounds of Macquarie University, amid one of the fastest growing areas of Sydney, this stunning, state-of-the-art facility is conveniently placed within walking distance of the Macquarie University train station and is only 25 mins drive from Sydney’s CBD.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to undertake the newly created role of Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO). This role will ensure the best use of Clinical IT to enable safe and effective care to patients as well as providing high quality medical research and evidence based clinical learning. The role will develop and modify organisation wide policies and manages specialised projects which require a high level of interpretation and subject matter expertise in health informatics.

Reporting to the Director Medical Services, the successful candidate will be a clinician from the Medical, Nursing or Allied Health Profession with recent experience in a clinical or clinical support role. The CCIO will have three main areas of focus; strengthening clinician communication and engagement in IT, driving patient safety-centred clinical IT decision making and use; and leading the clinical informatics agenda for MQ Health across the heal-learn-discover cycle.

This position is part time however has scope to increase for the right candidate to also include clinical, academic and research components.

As the successful candidate you will possess:

  • Extensive and recent past experience in a clinical or clinical support role
  • A clear track record of success in implementing Informatics/IT change projects
  • Proven capacity to effectively liaise and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders including clinicians, academics, researchers and students
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to design and use data gathering and analytical methods and interpret patterns and trends
  • Knowledge of policy and operation of state and federal health sectors
  • Project management experience including methodologies and tools
  • Demonstrated management skills with ability the ability to take initiative in resolving issues and problems

We offer fabulous Employee Benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Salary packaging
  • Comfortable and sophisticated working conditions
  • Extensive campus-based Sports & Fitness facilities

Macquarie University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity and social inclusion. We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; and women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles)

Chief Clinical Information Officer Position Description

Applications will only be accepted via the Hospital’s online system. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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