- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Continuous Integration
- Clinical Social Worker
- Project Management
- Leadership Experience
Covenant is seeking a (Full-time, 10-Hour) Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist for the CI Ministry Ops SJH at St. Joseph Health System .
The Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist (Sr. CIS) serves as an expert role model in promoting the understanding, integration, and application of information technology in healthcare settings. The Sr. CIS is a leader who applies advanced education and experience to effectively address complex challenges in diverse healthcare delivery environments. The Sr. CIS acts as a liaison between clinical care and information technology, leading caregivers throughout the care continuum in the full life cycle of clinical technology projects. The position requires team leadership skills delivered in a complex, highly stressful environment, demonstrating expert use of clinical technology, information sciences and fundamentals of project management with a customer service focus. The Sr. CIS promotes the use of evidence-based clinical practice. The Sr. CIS provides Informatics leadership in initial and ongoing Electronic Health Record (EHR) training and competency validation to care givers and coordinates curriculum development activities. The Sr. CIS as a subject matter expert is expected to demonstrate the knowledge and experience necessary to pass national informatics certification exams (such as the CPHIMS examination, ANCC Nursing Informatics Board Certification or similar Informatics certification) as well as the necessary knowledge to pass EHR vendor certifications. The Sr. CIS with licensure in a clinical discipline (e.g., nursing, respiratory therapy, etc.) brings required comprehensive understanding of clinical process and practice standards, patient flow and operational processes.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.
Demonstrated planning and project oversight/management skills.
Demonstrates ability to engage clinical and informatics leadership in collaborative planning and implementation strategies and resources.
Demonstrates expert competency in assessment, analysis and redesign of clinical workflows, training curricula, change processes and end user engagement.
Demonstrates ability to prioritize work of self and Informatics peers, managing time effectively using project management skills
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a clinical discipline, information technology/informatics, business, education, management, or related field required or equivalent educ/experience
Five (5) years in a position that has the same or similar primary duties working with a clinical information system within a healthcare setting.
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Education, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a clinical discipline such as Nursing, or healthcare field
Active license or certification to practice as a clinician is required if applicable. (MD, RN, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Clinical Social Worker, Respiratory Therapist, etc.), upon hire
Informatics certifications or credentialing is preferred, and may be equivalent for up to 2 years’ experience for this position at the hiring manager’s discretion, upon hire
St. Joseph Health (SJH) is an integrated healthcare delivery system sponsored by the St. Joseph Health Ministry and organized into three regions: Northern California, Southern California, West Texas/Eastern New Mexico.SJH provides a full range of care from facilities including 14 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics, and physician organizations.SJH maintains a 'continuum of care,' matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities in three statesFor the third year in a row in 2009, the Gallup Organization awarded St. Joseph Health its highest honor - the Great Workplace Award.SJH provides exceptional benefits, opportunities for advancement and relocation within the system.St. Joseph Health is comprised of four core values: Service, Excellence, Dignity, and Justice are the guiding principles of all we do.Excellent compensation program and benefits provided.St. Joseph Health (SJH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health (SJH) complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: SJH System Office
Category: Clinical Informatics