Director Health Informatics Acute Care and ED

SCL Health
Broomfield, CO
Post Date:
May 12, 2022
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a System Director Health Informatics.


Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.






System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve. 


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning. 


With this position, you are eligible to participate in the At Risk Compensation (ARC) Plan. This plan enables SCL Health to provide leaders with an additional performance compensation opportunity. The ARC Award opportunities are calculated as a percentage of your base salary. Awards are paid out based on attainment of selected SCL Health Board-approved goals. 






Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.


As the System Director Health Informatics, you will analyze and document user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems. Along with reviewing system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.


In this role you need to know how to:

  • Establish standard policies, processes, and procedures for conducting informatics activities, and work with internal and external customers on projects requiring informatics expertise.   
  • Lead the provision of Health Informatics services through collaborative relationships to facilitate the development and maintenance of an integrated and standardized electronic medical record and other HIT.  The Director participates in strategy and financial planning, develops, manages, and oversees governance processes, and maintains appropriate communication with CNO, CMOs, and other leaders
  • Develop a service orientation within the Health Informatics department that drives proactive approach to meeting the physicians, clinicians and end user needs.  Manage expectations and performance of Health Informaticists and other assigned staff and exercises or oversees pertinent human resource functions such as hiring, orientation, and performance evaluations.  Assure 24 x 7 Health Informatics support coverage for assigned areas
  • Oversee the creation of HIT solutions that support efficient clinical workflow, leverage evidence based medicine and standardizes best practices.  Develops and drives tactical plans and implementation for key Initiatives.  Develop and implement Organizational Change Management Plans related to HIT Projects.  
  • Establish and manage a process for periodic content review and update to insure current best practice is embedded within the record.  Develops methods to monitor the impact of HIT on outcomes and safety and defines risk mitigation interventions where appropriate.  Conducts and oversees root cause analyses related to Health Information Technology
  • Effectively use information for strategic and operational decision making and participates in the preparation of annual budgets for capital equipment, personnel, sup-plies, and other departmental costs.  Participate in the development of Business Plans related to Informatics and HIT projects including assessment of clinical and financial impacts, potential effects to, policy, reporting, and regulatory compliance.
  • Interacts with executive level business leads including CNOs, CMOs, quality experts, and other operational leadership.      
  • Direct human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development.  Oversee the maintenance of personnel files, including documentation of appropriate staff orientation, competency, training, discipline and performance reviews.  Oversee department timekeeping and payroll.  Collaborate with HR concerning employee issues and performance. Conduct employee coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions and annual appraisals. Ensure staff adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures. 



Your experience


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Bachelors degree in healthcare, business or computer related area
  • Six (6) years of work experience in the field is required, including at least five (5) years of previous supervisory or management level experience is required.  Four years of additional experience in healthcare, business or computer related area may substitute for the required Bachelors degree.
  • Process Engineering or Quality improvement experience, preferred
  • Project Management experience, preferred
  • Experience with adult education and skills development, preferred



Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a System Director Health Informatics on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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