Clinical Informaticist

St. Joseph's / Candler - Savannah, GA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $80,000 - $100,000 a year
DEPARTMENT: System - Information Services.

Duties: This person will report to the Director, IS Applications, and be accountable for the continuing development, effectiveness and adoption of information technology, including computer equipment and software. Responsible for bridging the gap s of key functional areas such as process reliability, LEAN and improvement teams, regulatory performance improvement, quality metrics and , patient safety and clinical transformation from an applications and implementation perspective. The candidate will provide education and consultation on IT related process redesign and measurement for Physician and Clinical users to include medical staff, management, co-workers, and senior leadership as part of the quality improvement process. The position interfaces with all hospital departments, medical staff and community to assure IT tools are utilized in compliance with hospital standards, policies, and procedures as well as regulatory requirements. This includes providing a planned, systematic, organization wide approach to identifying, designing, measuring, prioritizing and monitoring all information utilization for quality management activities including new processes and services. The Clinical Informaticist should possess expert knowledge of existing nursing standards of care, laws associated with clinicians providing specific levels of care or existing hospital protocols and medical staff bylaws. The candidate maintains current knowledge of IT systems and advises medical community and clinical leaders on state-of-the-art trends in clinical IT. Ability tocommunicate clearly and concisely with all customers to include providing training on current and new technology as appropriate. .The chosen candidate will be a content expert on software application performance improvement and will have a proven track record in developing, implementing, and managing systems that support large scale improvement programs, and experience
leading clinical improvement activities in a highly integrated health delivery system.

Requirements: A Masters degree is required. BS, Nursing or other Health Science Field Required; or Equivalent in implementation and/or Healthcare IT Experience Required. Masters, Nursing or Informaticist Preferred. A minmum 1-2 years experience in Healthcare and 3-5 years experience in Healthcare Information Technology Implementation. National certification /License Registered Nurse.