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Clinical Informatics Specialist: Full time Day Shift position available Mon-Fri

Job number:

22-21

Category:

Administration

Department:

HIM

Status:

Full-Time

Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Informatics Specialist facilitates the integration of the Information System and is knowledgeable in supporting the facilities healthcare staff in decision making, design, education and implementation of the facility’s Information Systems.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Supports Clinical/ancillary Departments and the technologies they utilize by review, analysis, and evaluation of systems. Provides solutions and support based on staff needs.
  2. Responsible for developing and participating in initial and ongoing training procedures for all current and new employees, students and physicians.
  3. Develops training materials and/or manuals for clinical information systems, including downtime procedures.
  4. Acts as a change agent to assist clinicians with the dynamic nature of using clinical information systems and assist with incorporating changes into their daily practice.
  5. Accountable for creating documents that include detailed department workflow, functional and operational designs, standard work plans, data flows, and sample reports.
  6. Develops and consistently reviews and updates policy and procedures pertaining to use of EPIC and other clinical information systems, utilizing staff and manager feedback.
  7. Works closely with all Information Technology Department staff members, vendors, and other Informatics Specialists to ensure high quality IT products and services are provided throughout the organization.
    7. Actively participates in performance improvement efforts for clinical/ancillary areas as it pertains to clinical informatics. Collaborates with other departments to identify areas for improvement and efficiency.
  8. Acts as a liaison with clinical/ancillary departments to provide support on a daily basis via consultation and assist the user with problems or issues by initiating the appropriate action for their resolution.
  9. Facilitates planning for future direction of the Electronic Health Records (EHR) and related efforts.
  10. Provides technical support to the hospital and clinic, regarding the use of software. Troubleshoots software problems and initiates corrective procedures.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in Healthcare or related field preferred.
  • Experience with compiling reports, statistics, and researching information.
  • Proficient with computers (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.).
  • Use of electronic health record software highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with automated systems.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience with systems implementation and support preferred.
  • Experience with report writing software (Crystal Reports, etc.).
  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical principles to evaluate information system needs.

Closing:

Open until filled

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