Clinical Informatics Specialist

MedStar 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.