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4. Continuous sustained improvement is demonstrated.
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JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 107384
Leads facility participation in the planning, development, training, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of Clinical Information Systems (CIS) across the enterprise. Leads process workflow redesign and utilizes gap analysis to identify workflow impact of CIS implementations. Directs the strategic interdisciplinary coordination of the clinical information modules within the facility. Functions as a liaison for additional Clinical Informatics Systems collaboration as requested. Leads and facilitates the Entity Implementation Team in conjunction with the executive sponsor to execute facility and system wide projects. Acts as change agent at the facility level utilizing process improvement and project management methodologies to implement CIS projects. Serves as project leader/facility deployment manager to ensure smooth, safe, efficient application implementations. Leads and coordinates the implementation of software upgrades with the interdisciplinary team at the facility level. Responsible for facilitating communication from the clinical end users across the patient care departments while working collaboratively with vendors and technical experts. Represents facility informatic needs during strategic planning. Determines availability of required quality data elements needed for clinical documentation and decision making. Manages resources through different phases of the system life cycle. Works to optimize the clinical design to meet the needs of a large group of interdisciplinary end users, including physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, ancillary, clinical and administrative staff. Analyzes aggregate quality data and identifies patterns within data to access outcomes. Audits clinical documentation as needed to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and provides education and training as needed. Limited travel throughout the Centura-wide system as needed to facilitate project implementations. Participates on P&P committees as needed. Serves as member of the Clinical Informatics Team, establishing teamwork through appropriate deployment of process, technical, and human resources in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Informatics, the CNIO and the assigned Project Managers. Approximately 10% or more of travel required.
BSN or Bachelor's Degree in a clinical related area
RN preferred or related clinical healthcare discipline
Masters Degree with an emphasis on informatics or information technology preferred.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 5 years clinical experience
Understanding of hospital, ambulatory and post-acute care operations, interdepartmental processes and interdisciplinary interactions and workflows in the healthcare setting.
Basic proficiency with PC software applications (e.g. word processing, MS applications)
Experience with process improvement and/or information systems within a clinical setting preferred
License or certification in related clinical field
Informatics Certification or equivalent or ability to obtain informatics certification based on eligibility as defined by ANCC guidelines within one year of hire
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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