RN Clinical Informatist

Information Systems Department. Full-time exempt position (40 hours per week). Serves as a liaison between the hospital, clinics, information systems team, and EHC (electronic health record) provider to communicate user needs and facilitate system modifications to meet user needs. Works with the University of Iowa analyst assigned to Myrtue. Coordinates and leads technical planning and delivery of clinical system upgrade deployment of new technology and system upgrades. Functions in a team role, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary direct patient care teams, and clinical systems expert to super users. Develops and implements training pertaining to the staff use of clinical systems, participates as an active and integral member of the clinical informatics team and maintains the established standards of care and practice through direct patient care, clinical systems improvement activities and staff education. Will oversee and examine current processes and protocols and compare to best practices standards, identify areas that require improvement and recommend priorities based on HIPAA and governmental guidelines and quantify, plan, and implement process improvement projects. Strong problem and issue resolution experience. Experience with data analysis, data management associated with systems evaluation, clinical research and analysis tools required. Working knowledge of clinical quality measures, CWM, and other standards of care. Experience in basic computer skills, comfortable using software applications and Microsoft Office Suite required. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work with all levels of management, administrative, clinical and vendor staff understanding of all major clinical programs, documentation and clinical processes. Strong leadership skills in implementation of change management. High motivation, determination, loyalty, poise, confidence and the ability to give and follow orders. Ability to set priorities, to organize and coordinate work efficiently, and to establish good personal relations with other workers and the public is essential. Demonstrate time management skills. Ability to pay close attention to detail is necessary. Ability to articulate technical and user needs in a concise manner easily understood by all. Current Iowa Registered Nurse license is required. Two to three years of hospital/clinical experience required. Minimum of two years of health care application in an IT setting is preferred. If not EPIC certified, must attain certification in Hospital/Clinical Area for EPIC within six months.