Health Informatics Specialist II- Nursing

MD_HCHN Holy Cross Health, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:The Health Informatics Specialist II may be assigned the responsibility for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Program or service level outcomes must be broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level across the care continuum, or at the System level.Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care.This position involves some travel to our Holy Cross Germantown Hospital locationESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe Health Informatics Specialist II:Supports the leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care across the care continuum.Uses informatics knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes while supporting informatics practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities.Systematically evaluates current workflow and formulating outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise and serves as an active member of the health informatics team.Demonstrates proficient clinical practice skills, problem-solving skills, and decision-making skills in support of transformational initiatives.Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure efficient, effective communication and coordination of activities to promote accountability and facilitates educational activities related to health information software applications as appropriate.Understands system requirements and integrate them into development of health information technology systems as applicable.Leads/facilitates/attends focus groups and meetings as needed to strategize workflow issues.Applies knowledge, data, information and workflow in the development of evidence-based models for health information technology solutions andapplies appropriate methods of identifying information, business and technical requirements to meet user complex and unique health information and technology needs.Other duties as needed and assigned by the Manager, Regional or Medical Director, Health Informatics.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree in Nursing required or equivalent combination of education and experience.Master's Degree in Health Informatics or related discipline preferred.Active and current license for Registered Nurse required.Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of Health Informatics, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a Health Informatics or related role and experience with clinical information systems and health information technology.Certification from a national informatics certifying body preferred.Previous experience in evaluating the effectiveness of technologies and workflows that impact clinical users.Demonstrated knowledge and application of change management principles.Strong organizational skills with flexibility and ability to prioritize.Demonstrated knowledge and application of project management principles. Ability to gather and present information to support project management and related documentation.Ability to interact professionally with internal/external staff, consultants and vendors.Ability to work independently and autonomously.Ability to perform critical analysis and evaluation of health IT and recommends revision of clinical systems, processes, and workflow to ensure achievement of positive patient outcomes.Possesses an understanding of clinical treatment modalities, organization and administration of healthcare delivery systems, educational principles, clinical information systems, accreditation and regulatory standards, and program development.Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Excellent ability to collaborate across departments and disciplines.Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONSMust be able to set and organize own work priorities and adapt to them as they change frequently. Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles.This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position may require potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing.The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on needs.Must be able to travel to various Trinity Health sites as needed.Must possess the ability to comply with Trinity Health policies and procedures.Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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