The University of Kansas Hospital - Clinical Informatics Careers

Clinical Informatics Specialist Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: CLINICAL INFORMATICS

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8-4:30

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Clinical Informatics Specialist

Responsibilities:

Analysis: Demonstrates advanced/proficient informatics analysis skills to plan, manage, problem solve, mitigate risk in the deployment of applications and work process transformations related therein. Ability to work independently with little direction. Able to prioritize work according to deadlines and organizational initiatives to produce assigned outcomes.

Data Standards: Demonstrates exceptional/advanced understanding of data and data quality standards that allow for the integration of data, information and knowledge to support decision support and business intelligence (data warehousing).

Change Management: Recognizes the impact of change and strategically plans communication, education and functions as a Nursing Informatics Specialist expert to assure clinical adoption across the system. Soliciting expert input and end user feedback ongoing.

Quality Management: Operationalizes change by using quality methodologies for standardizing processes in accordance with current evidence, quality initiatives, regulatory compliance, billing compliance.

Usability: Demonstrates advanced/proficient knowledge of and application of usability concepts.

Educates: Acts as a liaison, role model, educator and champion for end users in understanding, utilizing, optimizing and designing systems and processes to increase efficiency and quality of evidence based care provision. Applies adult learning theories and principals within the design of educational delivery generation.

Process Management: Demonstrates advanced/proficient knowledge of system life cycles and complies with defined framework for system implementation for developing, reviewing, approving and disseminating changes into the electronic medical record system to support Operational/Business standards and processes.

System Knowledge: Demonstrates proficient understanding of the technical capabilities of our current application systems and applies general system knowledge to facilitate process redesign and continued improvement.

Professional Growth: Supports hospital strategic goals by continuously enhancing knowledge and competency in the emerging field of Nursing Informatics and Informatics Industry standards.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor's degree Nursing required
  • KS Nursing License/MO Nursing License as appropriate required
  • BLS Certification required
  • Minimum of three (3) years direct patient care experience; literature search/review experience. required
  • Minimum of two (2) years Informatics experience required
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computers and desktop software required
  • Ability to work autonomously, by demonstrating self-motivation and creativity required required
  • Excellent communication, writing, organizational and presentation skills required
  • Ability to effectively interact with multidisciplinary teams including physicians, administrative staff, clinical personnel, and peers required
  • Ability to manage several high priority projects simultaneously required
  • Advanced working knowledge of computer spreadsheets and databases required
  • Demonstrates persistence to solving problems required

EPIC Proficiency/Certification within 6 months of orientation completion; as designated by role requirements required

Master's Degree in position related field preferred

Nursing Informatics Certification preferred

EPIC Proficiency/Certification preferred

Previous management experience preferred

  • Valid Driver's License required
  • Ability to transport self to various locations required

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