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Chief Data Officer

Los Angeles, CA 90001
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Reporting directly to the system Chief Information Officer, the
Chief Data Officer (CDO) will have the opportunity to shape the future of the enterprise data
analytics at UCLA Health as leader of the Office of Health Information and
Analytics (OHIA). Working closely with leadership across the medical
enterprise, including the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute,
the UCLA Institute of Precision Health and the Department of Computational
Medicine, the CDO will affect the evolution of health information technology at
the organization and ensure the safe use of health data for research and
clinical care.

Currently ranked #6 in the nation and #1 in California by U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Health
is an internationally respected health organization with a world-renowned
reputation for excellence and a state-of-the-art academic medical center
setting. With four award-winning hospitals, a top 10 school of medicine, and
dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and
other locations throughout metro Los Angeles, UCLA Health offers unmatched
opportunities to impact data science.


With broad, strategic responsibilities, the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role requires an
individual with exemplary leadership and relationship skills at the level of
being a role model for peers and employees. The CDO must promote the philosophy, objectives and standards for the
use of health data in the Health Sciences and provide the energy, creativity
and vision in the use of data and analytics. The CDO must also be an individual
who will embrace the cultural values of the institution, including CICARE and the Cultural
North Star.

UCLA Health is seeking an individual with:

  • Extensive senior management experience in either a large, complex integrated academic health system, or comparable industry setting.
  • Deep experience in major information technology or data analytics/reporting operations.
  • Ability to bring visionary direction to fruition in a dynamic and matrixed environment.
  • Strong and broad knowledge of opportunities and challenges facing the clinical, educational and research components of an academic medical center.
  • Experience in research analytics needs.
  • Evidence of a management style that inspires a culture of achieving excellence through teamwork, trust, collaboration, and accountability.
  • A Bachelors degree is required.
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field or the equivalent professional experience preferred.
  • Training in management science/leadership preferred.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Posted: 2020-05-05 Expires: 2020-06-04

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