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Medical City Healthcare

Clinical Informaticist

Dallas, TX, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
HIMS and Health Informatics   Job ID: 26500-173318
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Clinical Informatics Analyst
Medical City Healthcare

About Medical City Healthcare:

Medical City Healthcare is one of the region’s largest, most comprehensive health care providers and includes 14 hospitals, 7 off-campus emergency rooms, more than 50 ambulatory sites, more than 7,000 active physicians and 15,000 employees in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

As part of HCA (NYSE: HCA), we lead the industry in putting patients first. Our physicians, staff and hospital leaders are committed to offering patients and their families hope and healing through quality care and advanced technology. To that end, we work every day to ensure an environment where our physicians provide strength, expertise and experience, and our partners are entrusted to act with absolute integrity.

At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional à la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance.

Medical City Healthcare is committed to providing excellent care that is convenient and accessible. Our focus on patient safety and quality is grounded in evidence-based medicine and is delivering better outcomes for our patients every day. As part of our continuous quality improvements, Medical City Healthcare benchmarks our rankings in emergency department wait times, door-to-balloon times and key service line indicators as reported by CMS.

Job Summary:
The Clinical Informatics Analyst (CIA) is responsible for providing ongoing support for corporate/division/facility Clinical Quality Informatics projects related to the electronic health record (EHR) and the Clinical Excellence quality agenda.  Key components of this work include… 

  • standardization
  • utilization
  • integration
  • optimization 

The CIA is the key facility resource that is responsible for delivering the successful implementation of clinical quality informatics initiatives.  They are responsible for coordinating the completion of project assessments, parameter settings, and assisting with the development of education/training materials.  This individual participates in the company-wide community for CPOE, EBCD, and works with their division peers to ensure clinical quality informatics applications are well supported throughout the facility. The CIA is responsible for ensuring ongoing training, support and refinement of clinical quality informatics, Meaningful Use initiatives, publically reported metrics, as well as additional support for clinical quality applications throughout the facility. Additional responsibilities will include any upgrades and applications as they are implemented.
    
Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides input, updates and communication on clinical quality informatics initiatives to the Director Clinical Informatics and the Vice President of Quality.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities in departmental process mapping of current state and the future state workflows.
  • Provide system and operations expertise for implementation of process & system changes.
  • Provide Go-Live support (elbow support) for clinical quality informatics initiatives
  • Participate in systems training for project team and serve as Super User for Clinicians
  • Design and develop education/training materials in CPOE, EBCD, etc. to support staff training and continued education in collaboration with Nursing Education as needed. (crosses over to nursing education)
  • Actively supports and promotes systems standardization, utilization, and best practices in the area of clinical quality informatics
  • Adheres to HCA Code of Conduct and Mission, Vision  & Value Statement
  • Participates in special projects as needed and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Support of facility-wide standardization, utilization, integration, and optimization activities related to the EHR and other clinical informatics initiatives.
  • Compile, analyze, and report clinical quality informatics data to drive quality and performance improvement.
  • Audits and prepares reports of the electronic health record using tools for data collection and reporting of CPOE, PDOC, and other EHR projects.
  • Development, execution, and support of education plan, tools and resources focused on the EHR and other clinical quality informatics initiatives. 
  • Support technology implementations that support clinician workflow.
  • Assesses impact on clinical workflow and facilitate workflow redesign to gain maximum benefit of new technology
  • Optimization of quality informatic tools to drive regulatory compliance, standardization, and quality patient outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the Director Clinical Informatics, Service Line Directors, and front line staff on clinical quality initiatives to advance the Clinical Excellence scorecard.
  • Collaborates with the clinical and technical IT Team in the support of new EHR components to ensure most efficient clinical workflow.
  • Ongoing monitoring of various EHR utilization trends. Identify gaps/areas of opportunity and provides analysis to address areas of concern.
  • Collaborates with IT&S to ensure standardization and compliance with best practice models, specifically as it relates to the integrity of the electronic health record.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with the entire project team, clinical leaders, business leaders, IT&S leaders, and staff.

Qualifications

Education:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required, clinical degree preferred with strong healthcare facility
  • Experience
  • Master Degree preferred ideally with focus on Health Informatics

License/Certification:  

  • Nurse or Health Informatics Certification encouraged

Experience:  

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Clinical/Healthcare Informatics, clinical applications support, or equivalent preferred
  • Meditech experience strongly preferred
  • Must have previous experience facilitating large projects which includes implementation of health technology

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Understands pertinent regulatory guidelines such as Joint Commission, HIPAA, State Regulations, CMS, etc.
  • Establish strategic direction through securing information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and build strong relationships across a broad range of personality types. Promote ideas and proposals persuasively; shape stakeholder opinions; project a positive image; work through conflicts; negotiate solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with clinical and information technology personnel using professional and timely verbal and writing skills
  • Demonstrated customer orientation focus
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure to follow through on issues
  • Excellent leadership and teaching  talents
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, including Excel data analysis and PowerPoint presentation skills)
  • An understanding, enthusiasm and commitment to the goals of projects
  • Leadership skills to direct others and maintain a common vision for project objectives
  • Role model motivation 
  • The ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the practice, as well as with vendors and other outside agents utilizing an interdisciplinary focus
  • Proficient organizational skills
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills 
  • The ability to delegate tasks and enlist the cooperation and/or assistance of team members and others    

Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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HIMS and Health Informatics
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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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