Asst Chief, Nursing Information Officer

Rochester, NY


The Assistant Chief Nursing Information Officer (ACNIO) will lead and be responsible for the planning and implementation of information technology and systems used in the organization and facilitate the enterprise strategic plan. The ACNIO will act as principal assistant to the CNIO supporting the clinical systems initiatives across the enterprise. He/she will provide leadership and vision as URMC embarks on a significant clinical transformation and implementation.


The Assistant CNIO is responsible for operational nursing leadership in the development, deployment, re-engineering, optimization, and integration of clinical information systems to support clinicians and patient care. The ACNIO provides collaborative executive leadership to advance UR Medicine and affiliates, utilization of information systems consistent with the goals and objectives of UR Medicine’s clinical and strategic initiatives.

The ACNIO is a liaison between nursing, operations, clinical, and information systems’ leadership and management and works in close partnership with the CNIO and CMIO to ensure clinical multidisciplinary leadership of all clinical IT projects and maintenance of clinical IT systems.

The ACNIO leads nursing and ancillary services in the design and execution of technology-enabled process change that maximizes patient safety, quality of care, clinician wellness and operational efficiency. This individual assists with the identification, evaluation, and assessment of new care delivery technology, developing recommendations on the impact of integration with existing workflows and systems.


Graduate of an approved School of Nursing. A master's degree from an NLN accredited School of Nursing or accredited School of Public Health, in nursing informatics or another related field required. Current license or permit to practice professional nursing in New York State. Five or more years of experience in an academic medical center or tertiary setting. A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience in informatics/IT/nursing operations, with progressive leadership responsibilities in a complex, multi-specialty healthcare environment preferred. Experience in informatics, enterprise health records, clinical systems implementation, process and workflow re-design and change management with introduction of technology tools to the clinical culture; familiarity with products and medical informatics trends and tools.Solid practical experience to design and implement systems within the framework of technical boundaries. Practical experience with electronic health information systems including configuration, implementation, support and optimization in an ambulatory or hospital setting. Experience with Epic Systems electronic health record preferred. Experience leading teams, particularly collaborative work with providers and nurses.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $62.26 - $93.41

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Location: Nursing Practice/Admin
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT position available