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Informaticist - Women's and Children's - Hybrid

Job ID: 39875
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Informaticist - Clinical Informatics Women's and Children's for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  This is a hybrid position working from home and office.

Successful candidates would have one or more of the Following Experience:

  • Experience with Epic preferred
  • Experience with Obstetrics (Labor and Delivery), Neonatal and/or Pediatric Service Lines
  • Experience with Informatics methodologies or significant process improvement work history

Must live within one hour drive from one of larger hospitals in Vancouver, WA, Bellingham, WA or Springfield, OR or Ketchikan, AK.

Utilizes Informatics methodologies to analyze, design, validate, test, and maintain all workflows for caregiver interactions with the EHR, and other electronic solutions as appropriate. Facilitates and leads/ supports continual optimization and ensures standardization of clinical content and workflows across the entire system; serves as the leader and key point of contact between the clinical arena and internal technology departments/ vendors.

Details of the position:

  1. Leads the identification and design of consistent workflows and content with clinical stakeholders while promoting standardization, critical decision-making and helping ensure adoption of electronic solutions across the entire PeaceHealth system.
  2. Participates in collaboration with internal Technology Solution Partners (TSP) team in the design, building, testing, and implementation of all electronic applications to support the financial goals of the organization.
  3. Identifies opportunities to replace redundant and/ or manual processes with automated solutions; updates published workflows as appropriate.
  4. Promotes an evidence-based practice model for workflow design and electronic systems throughout the organization.
  5. Participates in the development of training materials through collaboration with internal Learning and Development team; integrating workflows into the training of all caregivers.
  6. Establishes, facilitates and maintains communication between all teams of caregivers, TSP/ other internal resources and vendors to interpret and convey information as appropriate.
  7. Facilitates/ participates in EHR optimization/ CDI via PeaceHealth’s System Governance Model.
  8. Provides ongoing analysis of EHR system/ workflow design for patient quality and safety; ensures clinical excellence by identifying workflow gaps in response to reported issues; updates published workflows as appropriate.
  9. Facilitates/ participates on EHR upgrade teams, including decision making and prioritization on new functionality and workflows; updates published workflows as appropriate.
  10. Ensures that the EHR, and other electronic solutions as appropriate, comply with legal and regulatory standards.

What I bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare discipline such as nursing, informatics, healthcare administration, communications, business administration, or other health care related field, or equivalent combination of education and/ or experience.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a healthcare discipline such as nursing, direct patient care, clinical leadership, ancillary clinical specialty, or related technical experience and/ or a combination of education and experience.
  • Experience supporting operations in an electronic healthcare environment or may have equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • Epic experience preferred.
  • CPHIMS, ANIA or other informatics certification preferred
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration to practice in trained related area as required by State preferred.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly and report out empirical data in an accurate and organized manner;
  • Strong analysis/problem solving and critical thinking; excellent computer skills with and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PPT, Visio, etc.);

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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