Clinical Informatics Analyst

Washington D.C.
Feb 24, 2017
Dec 08, 2017
Full Time
Promotes the continual advancement, introduction, and effective use of “clinical” computer technologies at UMC. Stays abreast of current trends and products in the Healthcare Information Technology and Informatics industry. Shares knowledge/expertise and proactively engages other hospital leaders and staff to identify needs and opportunities. As the intermediary between clinical practice and technology, works to employ solutions that help achieve best practices and enhanced healthcare operations that are in alignment with UMC's mission & strategy.

Provides formal “project management” for computer-based implementations, some of significant size, establishing detail plans and timelines, coordinating resources, and directing all related activities, enterprise-wide; establishes teamwork through appropriate deployment of process, technical, and human resources in collaboration with departmental and IT staff.

Understands regulatory requirements associated with electronic health records and works to ensure compliance, enterprise-wide. Helps to establish, monitor, and enforce policies and procedures for clinical data capture, data access, and data sharing with all authorized parties that have a need to know, including external stakeholders, providers, regulatory agencies, etc.

Provides on-going support to help ensure continued optimal use and maximum return on past investments with respect to all clinical information systems. Continually works to optimize the clinical design and workflow to meet the needs of interdisciplinary end-users, including physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, ancillary, clinical and administrative staff.

Education and Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Physician Informatics, Nursing (BSN/RN), Healthcare Administration, Information Technology or related discipline; clinical certification(s) and clinical work experience may be considered in lieu of a 4-year degree.

• 5+ years of clinical applications support.

• 3+ years of support working with a Meditech Hospital Information System; Meditech MAGIC experience is a plus.

• Ability to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management and staff, enterprise-wide; ability to work well in a team environment.

• Experienced educator/trainer with the ability to conduct formal presentations.

• A leader in clinical practice standards.

• Strong analytical and problem resolution skills.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong report-writing skills.

• Strong project management skills and experience.

• Application development, dictionary building, testing, and project implementation.

• Ability to facilitate and design workflow processes

• Experience with eClinicalWorks Practice Management and EMR is a plus

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