Clinical Informaticist - Greenville, NC

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936327

Vidant Health

Full-Time

Regular

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health, located in eastern North Carolina, is a comprehensive health system that is made up of 8 hospitals that serve 1.4 million people in 29 counties. Vidant Health includes Vidant Medical Center, community hospitals, physician practices and partners that collaborate with Vidant Health to enhance the quality of life of our patients.

Information Services at Vidant Health

Vidant Health offers comprehensive Information Technology (IT) services and infrastructure to support and enable all aspects of organizational operations. Our IT division consists of a state-of-the-art data center located in Greenville, NC. The data center services all information technology needs of Vidant Health facilities. All Vidant Health owned or leased hospitals are on a common IT platform, including our electronic health record (EHR) that uses Epic's suite of applications. Vidant Health has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 recognition and is also approaching Stage 7 for HIMSS Analytics’ Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) recognition.

Position Summary

The Clinical Informaticist is responsible for understanding clinical requirements in a healthcare setting and translating those requirements into formal specifications for clinical technology products and services. This includes leveraging and optimizing clinical systems to support standardized workflows and processes. The Clinical Informaticist also is responsible for supporting and training end users on clinical systems functionality and workflows, ensuring optimal use of clinical technology to achieve system wide strategic priorities. The Clinical Informaticist utilizes process improvement and change management skills to promote improved quality and process efficiencies through technology. The Clinical Informaticist also works closely with Information Services, Vidant operations leadership, and Quality to achieve key responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with conducting detailed workflow analyses to examine current practices and workflows, and analyzes the impact of informatics solutions on workflows processes. 

  • Prioritizes data collection activities based on immediate or anticipated needs of the defined problem

  • Assists with modifying workflows and technology solutions based on outcomes monitoring including collection of assessment data

  • Acts as bridge between clinical system end users, Information Services, Quality, and other key stakeholders by translating clinical requirements into technology solutions

  • Actively participates as a member of the implementation team as new technology is deployed in the clinical setting and performs assigned duties as a member of the project team.

  • Actively participates as a member of the post implementation assessment team, and assists in identifying workflow and technology issues that are impeding clinical system adoption.

  • Actively rounds in clinical areas observing clinical users using the EHR, Analyzes observations and assists in making detailed recommendations to improve efficiencies and desired outcomes.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in clinical discipline required; Masters Degree in informatics in lieu of clinical degree

  • 2  years experience using an EHR in a clinical setting preferred

  • Operational knowledge of healthcare including a demonstrated understanding of workflow processes in a clinical setting required

Other Information

Questions?  e-Mail: JOBS@VIDANTHEALTH.COM

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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