The University of New Mexico Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is a not for profit 501(c)(3) corporation in Albuquerque, NM comprised of over 900 clinical practitioners, representing 152 specialties who are the exclusive caregivers to the state’s only academic medical center. UNM has undertaken new organizational structures that will drive a fully integrated, population based management program to serve the people of New Mexico.
Executive Director Informatics
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Position Class Code/Title: Executive Director, Informatics
FOR BEST CONSIDERATION DATE JANUARY 27, 2017
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UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNM Medical Group, Inc. is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees.
This position will be located at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC). UNMCCC is the Official Cancer Center of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in a 400-mile radius. One of the premier cancer centers nationwide, the UNM CCC has 128 board-certified oncology physicians, forming New Mexico’s largest cancer care team. It treats about 60 percent of adults and virtually all the children in New Mexico diagnosed with cancer - more than 10,000 people - from every county in the state in more than 135,000 clinic visits each year. Through its partnership with the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance, an “exemplary national model for cancer health care delivery”, the UNM CCC offers access to more than 160 clinical trials to New Mexicans in every part of the state. Annual research funding of more than $72 million supports the UNMCCC’s 132 cancer scientists. Working with partners at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, and New Mexico State University, they have developed new diagnostics and drugs for leukemia, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, liver and pancreatic cancer, brain cancer, and melanoma; garnered 33 new patents and 117 patents pending; and launched 13 new biotechnology companies since 2010.
The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) invites applications for the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center Chief Informatics Officer, a new senior staff position reporting to the UNMCCC Senior Leadership, particularly the UNMCCC Director & CEO and the Director of Finance and Administration. This position will also have accountability to the Health Sciences Center Chief Information Office (HSC-CIO). The Chief Informatics Officer will direct the development and implementation of all UNMCCC informatics and computational activities, including the development and execution of an integrated cancer informatics database and informatics strategies designed to stimulate cancer research and improve clinical cancer care. The successful applicant will work closely with a team of advisors (a “user group:” representing UNMCCC faculty and staff engaged in laboratory, translational, clinical, and population science research; the design and conduct of cancer clinical trials; representatives of the Center’s research resources and infrastructure (including genomics, genome sequencing, cellular and human cancer imaging, and cancer tissue analysis); the design and conduct of community-based intervention studies and epidemiologic cohort studies; and the delivery of clinical cancer care) to develop an integrated cancer informatics platform, new tools, and systems for data integration, visualization, and utilization. The Chief Informatics Officer will also oversee the UNMCCC Information Technology (IT) team who provide support for all cancer clinical activities (EMR, treatment planning, finance and billing) and research activities (research infrastructure, database, large datasets).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree with at least 7 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Verification of education and licensure will be required if selected for hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT
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