Director, Terminology Standards

Director, Terminology Standards

Role Title: Director, Terminology Standards 

Competency Area: Health Information Management Standards

Competency Level: Master

Description of Job:

The Director, Terminology Standards, is a senior-level executive professional who develops the strategy, policies, guidelines, and methodologies for clinical terminology standards, standards services, and their relevant tooling and distribution strategies to support interoperable electronic health records in a healthcare environment.

Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement an engagement, communication, and change management strategy to support the development of a fully operational enterprise information management program
  • Lead and champion the implementation of an information management program through engagement, communication, and change management with internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Influence and participate in the evolution of industry standards
  • Promote use of standards within the organization
  • Lead the standards development, implementation support, maintenance services, communications, and development of education and training content
  • Ensure new programs and projects adhere to the standards components 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Health Information Management, Health Informatics, Business Administration, Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience working with standards development, maintenance, implementation, and/or conformance in complex enterprise information systems
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience working with health informatics
  • Terminology Standards certification is required
  • CHIM certification is an asset