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Director of Clinical Informatics

Director of Clinical Informatics

$120,000 - $175,000

Full-Time Director of Clinical Informatics
Reports to: Chief of Population Health

168 Centre Street
New York, New York, 10013
United States

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC), a nationally recognized, award-winning Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in New York City is seeking a new Director of Clinical Informatics (DCI). The DCI will lead the Clinical Informatics team and oversee the successful implementation and optimization of a new EMR system. This is a critical role for the FQHC, requiring strong leadership, technical expertise, and a deep understanding of clinical workflows.


  • Lead the FQHC's CI team, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations
  • Oversee the transition from AthenaPractice to a new EMR, ensuring smooth and efficient implementation of the new system:
    • Develop and execute a transition plan, including timelines, budgets, and resources
    • Work with the Health Center's staff and EMR vendors to
      • Ensure smooth and accurate migration of data
      • Customize the new system to meet the Health Center’s specific needs
      • Develop and provide training to staff on the new EMR system
    • Troubleshoot problems that arise during the transition process
  • Develop and implement organization-wide policies and procedures for the use of clinical information systems
  • Oversee training and education of staff in the use of clinical information systems
  • Oversee and develop clinical reporting activities, including the preparation of UDS reports, clinical quality reports, dashboards, and ad-hoc reports needed by the Health Center's staff
  • Ensure that the organization is compliant with all applicable regulations related to Clinical Informatics
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, background in medical care and Clinical Informatics is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in CI management, with experience in EMR systems, preferably AthenaOne or EPIC
  • Experience in FQHC setting, including EMR customization and UDS reporting
  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, and workstations
  • Experience in project management and budget management
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Familiarity with federal and state regulations that apply to FQHCs

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary: $120,000 - $175,000 per year
  • Medical insurance
  • Employer-paid dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts for transit, parking, health and dependent care
  • Paid time off (28 days for the first year of employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition reimbursement for eligible employees, and
  • The Health Center is qualified for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program

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