Assistant Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer

  • Saint Louis University
  • St. Louis, MO

This position has been filled.

St. Louis University, along with SLUCare Physician Group, is seeking an Assistant Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer. Apply within!Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Medicine has a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Established in 1836, the school has the distinction of awarding the first medical degree west of the Mississippi River. Today, about 550 faculty members, 700 medical students and 550 residents in 48 graduate medical education programs, including residencies, subspecialty residencies and fellowships, call SLU home.

SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University, with more than 600 healthcare providers in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. The physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields: more than 50 specialties in all. Members of the SLUCare Physician Group include national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.

In June of 2016, SSM Health unveiled a Master Facility Plan for the new $550 million academic medical center in the City of St. Louis, a 316-bed, 802,000-square-foot replacement hospital and new outpatient care center for SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. The new hospital and ambulatory care center are slated to care for their first patients in September 2020.

Position Overview

Under executive direction, the Assistant Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) serves as the visionary, strategist, and champion of clinical applications and related data for SLUCare Physician Group. The CMIO is the principal physician champion for the effective use of the electronic health record system and oversees the strategy for future optimizations and integrations that can be utilized to improve provider productivity and improve patient outcomes.

This leader will provide direction for the future of data analytics to support the clinical enterprise. In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, this individual also will help guide investments in innovative technologies that may provide strategic benefit to SLUCare. The CMIO will be expected to both provide long range vision for the effective use of clinical technologies as well as be involved in tactical meetings regarding current initiatives that may impact providers.


  • MD or DO degree required with active license.
  • Five or more years of practice experience.
  • A minimum of three years of experience with Epic EHR is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a clinical informatics leadership role.
  • Skilled in EHR optimization.
  • Ability to work with innovative technologies.
  • Experience in data analytics, including population health and quality/clinical outcomes.
  • Understanding of technology systems/issues, and the ability to explain them to peers and users.
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