Senior Clinical Informaticist

Universal Health Services   •  

San Antonio, TX

Industry: Healthcare

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 114 days ago

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plans, reviews and oversees implementation of activities, resources and timelines required to complete systems development projects, systems administration, and reporting.
  • Oversees standardization of all new clinical content (new/old)
  • Provides leadership in development, establishing ownership and maintaining work teams.
  • Mentors staff to maintain a high standard of content and consistency while acting as a professional role model.
  • Develops efficient workflow and processing for end users.
  • Acts as IT Clinical management liaison to other IT departments as well as Corporate and Facility leadership and stakeholders.
  • Communicates and provides rationale for decisions to other UHS corporate and facility staff.
  • Identifies educational needs and collaborates with education team to design and implement end user education.
  • Provides mechanisms for soliciting ongoing feedback from users and responds and follows-up with concerns in a timely manner.
  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
  • Plans, facilitates, and evaluates improvements to operational workflow and processes in collaboration with facility clinical leadership.
  • Assures that system content and available education is linked to strategic initiatives.
  • Maximizes effectiveness of applications by understanding available functionality, options and possible alternatives for software in production.
  • Formulates reports, collects and analyzes data to identify trends that improve organizational performance and clinical outcomes.
  • Develops and makes recommendations to modify policies and procedures impacted by information systems.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of trends and issues in healthcare, clinical (nursing) practice, healthcare informatics and Joint Commission standards.
  • Articulates how new technology will impact current processes and procedures for the organization.

Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years successful experience as a systems user representative or analyst.
  • Experience leading projects and directing the efforts of multiple people is preferred.
  • Experience should include 1 year working in a health care environment in a clinical role.
  • Working knowledge of clinical system application design, development, implementation, enhancement, support methods and practices
  • Working knowledge of project management methodology, change control, quality and system performance methods and metrics
  • Working knowledge of clinical practices and workflows performed in a healthcare setting.
  • Ability to work with end users to determine software specifications and process improvement workflows
  • Ability to create system documentation, project documents, education materials, reports and presentations
  • Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills and interpretive abilities
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to act independently and complete projects from beginning to end with minimal supervision
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff on clinical and information technology matters.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to provide clinical review for projects to ensure a high level of usability of system functionality is achieved

 

Travel Requirements: 5 – 25% domestic US travel (depending on projects).
 

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off