The Clinical Informaticist is responsible for the assessment, planning, training, implementation, evaluation and optimization of clinical informatics projects/initiatives. The clinical Informaticist serves as the primary interface between clinical staff, allied health, business, compliance, quality and information technology to ensure interdisciplinary project/initiative coordination and standardization. The Clinical Informaticist also participates in selection, facilitation, communication, development, testing, training and planning for system implementations and integration with other Harris Health initiatives. The Clinical Informaticist is knowledgeable about clinical workflows & operational processes, relevant regulatory mandates, and principles of quality/safety improvement. The Clinical Informaticist ensures technology, project/initiatives are planned and implemented using evidence-based practices for planning, understanding, guiding, and delivering responsible clinical care resulting in quality patient outcomes.
Degrees: Bachelors of Nursing or equivalent clinical degree or Masters in Informatics
Licenses & Certification: Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) preferred
Work Experience: Three (3) years of Clinical or Healthcare experience; Two (2) years of Informatics experience
Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, P.C., Typing
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Excellent interpersonal communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills. Evidence of ability to function with a high degree of independence while actively collaborating with inter-disciplinary health care members providing care for highly complex patients. Excellent analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knowledge and skills in quality improvement methodologies. Knowledge of clinical processes. Knowledge of inpatient, emergency center, procedural workflow areas for clinical care. Knowledge of mandates of regulatory and accrediting bodies. Knowledge of workflow mapping for current state and future state processes. Knowledge of current literature that impacts technology/information needs as well as financial management.
Equipment Operated: Computer, copier, printer, phone