Randstad Clinical Informatics Supervisor in Orange, California
Clinical Informatics Supervisor
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Temp to Perm
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
The Clinical Informatics Supervisor collaborates with diverse stakeholder groups. He or she functions as the Informatics point of contact for all questions and issues related to the lifecycle of clinical information systems implementation to transform clinical practices in accordance with strategic business objectives. The Clinical Informatics Supervisor liaises with the other Clinical Informaticists, clinicians, and IT professionals to facilitate a common understanding of the clinical standards and process improvement activities across multidisciplinary teams throughout the lifecycle of clinical system implementations and maintenance activities.
The Clinical Informatics Supervisor ensures that Clinical Informaticists are adequately addressed, all business objectives are represented, and that decisions regarding system development/process changes are viable for hospital s culture and environment. The supervisor works in partnership with leadership, other Informaticists, and subject matter experts to translate clinical requirements into specifications for clinical staff and clinical information systems; evaluates the impact the information systems have on user workflow; identifies workflow and process changes that will enhance the use of clinical staff and clinical information systems, ensures existing and future information systems facilitate clinical practice, delivers safe patient care, and ensures all activities are consistent with clinical practice standards. Additional duties include providing oversight of training planning; coordinating with onboarding new staff and the implementation of clinical projects; working with other team(s) that are dedicated to information systems design, build, testing and training activities; and implementing the new system on a phased basis.
The supervisor is also accountable for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of trends and advances in the field of nursing and healthcare Informatics and new developments in hardware and software technology, and maintaining up-to-date knowledge of nursing practices, regulatory standards, and organizational direction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning, organizing, managing, and evaluating the clinical informatics team members and processes
Monitoring achievement of the programs objectives and implementing changes to improve outcomes
Adhering to timelines for go-live dates and training requirements outlined by key stakeholders
Communicating department objectives and team goals that are in alignment with hospital s strategic plans
Providing guidance with the development of Clinical Informaticist, improving the approach by which clinicians are supported to utilize the EHR more efficiently.
Hiring employees, managing employee relations as needed, and performing annual evaluations in collaboration with the other leaders in the department.
Working with the organizational leadership team to promote participation and to enhance and optimize EHR.
Three-five years experience with Cerner application suites
Seven years of healthcare provider experience
Five years proven experience in project or client management role on education delivery-related projects.
Experience in projects within an established standard project lifecycle methodology.
Experience with the industry-available media and education delivery processes (e.g., CHEX) used to develop comprehensive training programs that provide the best available training solutions to meet a variety of end-user requirements.
Experience of developing comprehensive training programs that integrate information technology solutions with end-user workflow and process.
Five years of health care experience in a position of increasing responsibility, including experience with Electronic Medical Record preferred. Experience in leading organizational change, in developing positive rapport with staff members who may be resistant to change, and in motivating others to complete their tasks in a timely manner strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Understanding of, and experience with, Cerner, working in the healthcare industry and Informaticists a must!
Demonstrated project management experience and proven track record of working effectively with multiple, diverse stakeholders in a complex project environment.
Strong proficiency in MS Office tools: Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
Knowledge of continuous process/quality improvement processes and their application in the creation of education programs that are evidence-based and data-driven.
- Bachelor s Degree in Nursing (optional), Higher Education or Adult Learning
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, squat/crouch, climb stairs, reach, twist/turn, pull, push, lift up to 10 lbs., speak, hear, and grasp.