VA seeking Nurse (Chief Health Informatics Officer)

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized

Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Authorized

The Chief Health Informatics Officer (CHIO) is responsible for operationalizing health informatics functions and processes as they relate to information gathering, analysis, clinical care, education, and presentation to the benefit of clinical staff, patients and the leadership team.


  • The informatics leader is responsible for providing organizational level leadership in the development and use of informatics solutions and technology to support all clinical domains. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the oversight of informatics practice, establishing effective clinical and administrative systems, designing useful decision support systems, managing, and delivering educational experiences, enhancing lifelong learning, and supporting healthcare research.
  • 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.
  • Collaborates across service lines with other clinicians and managers regarding data, analytics, healthcare, and informatics disciplines such as clinical decision support, human factors, human computer interaction and usability, artificial intelligence, standards, a learning health system, evidence-based practice, and effective communication

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