Works under the supervision of the Manager of Clinical Information Systems. The Clinical Informatics Specialist RN’s primary job functions are to enhance the current electronic health record/computerized physician order entry (EHR/CPOE) in collaboration with physicians, staff, IS, and the vendor; participate in the design, implementation, and deployment of clinical information technologies and assist physicians and other staff with adoption processes and full implementation; and to develop and maintain order set content, maintain compliance with Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs or eMeasures), and to analyze data. Performs other duties as assigned.
· GED/High School Diploma required
· Enrolled in BSN Program
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in nursing in hospital setting, previous experience in healthcare clinical information systems preferred.
Substantial interpersonal skills necessary in daily interaction with members of Executive Staff, Department Directors/Managers, Physicians and/or other employees to complete work assignment in a timely manner. Also, must use tact and discretion when accepting and relaying confidential information, communicating SOMC policies and procedures and when communicating with the public, patients and coworkers.
Essential Technical/Motor Skills:
Ability to operate computer input terminal quickly and accurately. Ability to use hands for repetitive simple grasping and fine manipulation when using computer mouse. Precise hand and eye coordination for typing, answering the phone, copying and use of other office equipment. Must have the training/experience and skills to assist others/teaching and trouble shooting. Ability to type from rough draft or dictation. Ability to efficiently operate telephone, fax, and other office/ computer equipment.
Essential Physical Requirements:
Physical demand level is light to medium. Occasionally may lift up to 15 pounds; stands and/or walks one to four hours per day; sits five to eight hours per day; occasional bending, squatting, reaching.
Essential Mental Requirements:
Ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy when working with data. Requires the ability to frequently cope with deadlines and fluctuations in schedule. Must demonstrate the ability to deal with upset customers.
Essential Sensory Requirements:
Good vision is required. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with the public and staff.
Exposure to Hazards:
Works in good physical surroundings in an office setting.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology. Working knowledge of word processing software (i.e. Power Point, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Windows, and Excel) and general computer applications used in the hospital setting.