Clinical Informatics Analyst


  • Location: Conway, SC
  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #33557
Position Summary:
The Provider Informatics Analyst (PIA) will interpret, modify, analyze and design clinical systems, data, and information as well as implement applications, tools, processes, and structures that assist with the management of data in patient care and provision of health care. The PIA functions as a clinical expert, educator, consultant, and researcher. The PIA will develop Project Briefs and Statements of Work and present to committees. The PIA will work with application builders and assist in testing, implementing, and training for new acute and ambulatory solutions.  Responsible for improving provider and practice performance using data and metrics to identify areas for improvement, streamline workflows, provide one-on-one training providers, etc. as needed to drive further adoption and improve the workflow processes. 
 
The PIA will also be responsible for defining and delivering, start to finish, new projects, coordinating with external resource teams, and walking projects through the healthcare client IS processes.  The PIA will function as an internal consultant and resource to clinical personnel by providing direction and education for all clinical information initiatives. Will continually monitor metrics and evaluate opportunities for improvements, innovations and enhancements, ensuring that the applications and systems utilized are consistent with professional standards of best clinical practice, where approved by standing Hospital committees. The PIA will monitor process changes after-the-fact and working with operational/clinical committees to target areas for improvement.  The PIA will prepare training materials, design training sessions and assist in making oral and written presentations to project teams, committees, and management. The PIA is also responsible for providing support which includes trouble shooting, utilization of analytics tools and data, and the installation and maintenance of software upgrades and updates. Will coordinate with Information Technology support team to identify, select and maintain equipment needed for utilization of the clinical systems.  The PIA must be willing to coordinate alternate housing within the facility in advance of shifts when inclement weather potential threatens the ability to get to the facility. The PIA may be required to report back to work during any emergency situation i.e. mass casualty, internal disaster, etc.
 

Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree (BS) in Nursing, Education or closely related field required.  (If educational requirements not met then a minimum 10 years’ Cerner Millennium experience (acute and ambulatory required).
  • Masters’ degree in closely related field preferred.

Experience:

  • Diversified experience with Cerner to include numerous applications is preferred.
  • Extensive experience with complete Cerner implementation process preferred.
  • Specific experience with Physician, Nursing and Ancillary workflow and development experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Clinical Informatics Certificate by an accredited board preferred.

Special Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with nursing colleagues, physicians, department heads, and members of executive leadership required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint required.
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
  • Strong organizational and training skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of program development and administration preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
  • Physical surroundings generally pleasant and comfortable.
  • Generally contained office type environment.
  • Prolonged standing and walking.

Physical Requirements:

Light-Medium – While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.


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