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CommonSpirit Health Informaticist RN in HOUSTON, Texas

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for advancing clinical practice and improving patient outcomes through the effective integration and utilization of Clinical Information Systems (CIS) in the practice environment. Assist in the planning, design, build, testing, implementation, stabilization, and ongoing evaluation and optimization of clinical information systems.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Utilize knowledge and skills of informatics with current evidence and clinician input to determine clinical information systems and workflows best suited for end-users.

  2. Advocate for the clinicians and nurses in the design, build, testing, implementation, evaluation, stabilization, optimization, and upgrading of clinical information systems: a. Assist in developing end-user requirements with the guidance of the senior staff b. Assist in identifying, developing, validating and utilizing forums to solicit input and bring end-users to appropriate content, design of screens and forms, and workflow with end-users, effectively communicating findings.

  3. Assist in efforts that promote and streamline communication and continuity of clinical and operational practices during declared inter-facility system downtime.

  4. Assist in the development of best practices that promote the adoption of clinical information systems into clinical practice.

  5. Participate in the development and maintenance of policies and procedures related to clinical and nursing practice supported by clinical information systems.

  6. Assist in developing, measuring, and analyzing metrics for efficiency and quality.

  7. Assist in developing meeting agendas, coordinating content, and disseminating meeting minutes.

  8. Ensure CIS is designed and consistent with professional standards of clinical practice; effectively support key clinical efforts including, but not limited to quality and or regulatory measures.

  9. Analyze issues and develop recommendations with senior staff, including escalating issues as needed, completing work order requests in a timely manner and performing follow-up with the customer to ensure satisfactory resolution.

  10. Assist in carrying out tasks identified in the project plan for all assigned projects.

  11. Support clinicians in the usage of Clinical Information Systems in order to promote patient safety.

  12. Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Licensure Required:

*Bachelor’s Degree

*At least one (1) Epic Certification (1 year of Meditech for PMC location) or Epic Certification to be obtained during the first 120 days of employment

*RN - Current unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Texas Board of Nursing

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) Years of information systems related experience with Epic EHR/EMR

*Three (3) years of clinical experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

*Working knowledge of a variety of hardware and software environments within the healthcare industry

*Proficient understanding in the development and design of process maps and workflow diagrams. Must be able to develop customer facing process maps that are used for decision making.

*Able to identify and report on key issues using root cause analysis in the assigned clinical area(s)

*Possess good communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to listen well to others and communicate technical information to non-technical customers to staff and leadership.

*Ability to accommodate an on-call schedule

*Able to work interdependently with minimum supervision

*Able to demonstrate initiative, good change management skills and high level of personal motivation in a fast –paced, dynamic environment

*Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Visio)

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Requisition ID 2021-169144

Employment Type Full Time

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility / Process Level : Name CHI St. Luke's Health

Location TX-HOUSTON

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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