Clinical Informatics Specialist

Washington Hospital Center - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)4.0


GENERAL SUMMARY
Functions as the clinical expert, educator, consultant, leader and researcher for nursing information systems. Responsible for the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, evaluation and training of information system projects to improve the nursing process. Will function as an internal consultant and resource to all nursing personnel and will provide direction and education for all clinical information initiatives in accordance with the strategic objectives of the Department of Nursing, WHC, and MedStar Health. Will continually monitor and evaluate opportunities for technical innovations and enhancements for the Department of Nursing, ensuring that the applications and systems utilized are consistent with professional standards of best clinical nursing practice.
EDUCATION

Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing; Master’s degree in Nursing Informatics or Information Management is required. Seven to ten years of Informatics-related experience may be considered in the absence of a Master’s degree in Nursing Informatics or Information Management.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE
At least five years of progressively more responsible job related experience. Demonstrated ability to be self directed with excellent organizational, analytical, writing, interpersonal and project management skills in an IS related role is preferred.
CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION/LICENSURE

A license as a registered nurse in the District of Columbia is required.Specialty certification in informatics must be obtained within eighteen months of hire.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.