Clinical Informatics Job Description

Clinical Informatics Job Description

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Clinical informatics provides oversight to clinical computer information systems and software and evaluates to identify improvement processes and strategies.

Clinical Informatics Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

In conjunction with Capital Division DVPQ and CMO, manage division-level programs to ensure federal and state program requirements for electronic health record incentive and payment programs are met
Work closely with business units across the company
Develop innovative analytics, insights and solutions to evaluate medical cost drivers, cost and saving projections, network design/provider reimbursement, and the organization's value proposition to new and existing customers
Support the development of products by providing expertise on organizing oncology information into meaningful datasets
Provide day-to-day support for the Research organization by fielding questions about data
Work with engineers to develop algorithms for summarizing oncology data by assessing how well those algorithms work
Serve as a member of the broader Oncology team, including being a clinical resource for all employees
Work directly with the Chief Clinical Transformation Officer to manage clinical aspects of data analytics and clinical decision support, both at a population and individual patient level
Provide clinical expertise for the data science team in close cooperation with the CDM Data Science Director
Develop and prepare highly complex reports and provide and/or interpret information and data across departments, divisions, and groups

Clinical Informatics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Clinical Informatics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ITIL, BCPS, PALS, ACLS, PMP

Education for Clinical Informatics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the clinical informatics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing, Education, Healthcare, Health Informatics, Medical, Information Systems, Pharmacy, Health, Health Care, Allied Health

Skills for Clinical Informatics

Desired skills for clinical informatics include:

Clinical practices and related information systems and computer applications
State
Federal
Desktop software applications
Local requirements
Nurse Practice Act
Medical center policy and procedure requirements
Performance improvement practices
Specialty training and competency requirements
New developments and innovations in hardware and software technology

Desired experience for clinical informatics includes:

Familiar with process analysis and workflow concepts/documentation preferred
Background in clinical Information Systems and the electronic medical record preferred
The ability to communicate with staff at all levels of the practice, with vendors and other outside agents
Bachelor’s degree required, clinical degree preferred
Minimum 2 years of experience in Clinical/Healthcare Informatics, clinical applications support, or equivalent preferred
Have a clinical degree, including nursing and pharmacy with informatics experience

Clinical Informatics Examples

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Clinical Informatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of clinical informatics. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical informatics
  • Review data on a continuous basis to ensure clinical accuracy and proactively identify trends that may adversely impact data quality
  • Ability to work closely with team members with disparate skill sets
  • Participate in team learning exercises and courses
  • Participate in data quality discovery and management
  • Collaborate with Data Analytics, IT&S and other CSG stakeholders
  • Other duties assigned as necessary to support HIE, Field analytics technologies, Data Quality, Clinical Decision Support, the Clinical Informatics Program Office and the Clinical Services Group
  • Provide day-to-day support for the Research organization by fielding questions about our data, from both internal and external users
  • Be a member of the broader Oncology team, including being a clinical resource for all employees
  • Work with hospital Director of Advanced Clinicals (DACs) and their associated Physicians to ensure understanding, interpretation, and application of “Meaningful Use” guidelines in the hospital
  • Work with Capital Division and hospital clinical leadership to develop and implement education/development activities with a focus on clinical informatics initiatives as they relate to quality, patient safety, date utilization, continuous improvement, best practices, reporting requirement and regulatory/compliance
Qualifications for clinical informatics
  • Must have current knowledge of Clinic/AMB workflows and of technical build
  • Must have current knowledge of Clinic nursing KPHC documentation
  • BSN or Bachelor’s Degree in a clinical related area required
  • RN preferred or related clinical healthcare discipline
  • Masters Degree with an emphasis on informatics or information technology preferred
  • Understanding of hospital, ambulatory and post-acute care operations, interdepartmental processes and interdisciplinary interactions and workflows in the healthcare setting
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a clinical informatics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for clinical informatics
  • Interface with Division IT&S to ensure standardization and compliance with best practice models, specifically as it relates to the integrity of the electronic health record
  • With the DVPQ, represent the Division and Division Hospitals in providing input on clinical initiatives and resulting performance goals
  • Configure and manage inter- and intra- Hospital improvement initiatives and work teams, and coordinate Division involvement in support of same
  • Serves as liaison across Hospitals, Division and Corporate clinical informatics councils to facilitate and implement best practice models as related to enterprise initiatives
  • Provides input, updates and communication on clinical informatics initiatives at medical staff, leadership, and other hospital committees
  • Provide Go-Live support (elbow support) for clinical informatics initiatives
  • Participate in systems training for project team and serve as Super User for Clinicians
  • Design and develop education/training materials in CPOE, EBCD, to support staff training and continued education in collaboration with Nursing Education as needed
  • Effectively apply PM methodology and enforce project standards
  • Work with clinical application support team leads to create detailed project plans to meet changing needs and requirements
Qualifications for clinical informatics
  • Informatics Board Certification or ability to obtain informatics certification based on eligibility as defined by ANCC guidelines within 12 months of hire required
  • Epic Proficiency in assigned application within 9 months of hire required if not previously obtained
  • Participates in Informatic professional associations such as ANIA, HIMSS, CHIMSS, AMIA
  • Provide strategic and tactical evaluation, and coordination of multiple clinical information modules within the facility and its associated ambulatory and post-acute care areas
  • Provide strategic and tactical planning statewide teams to update and enhance processes and content
  • Promote and ensure standardization and consistency across the enterprise where the opportunity exists*
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Clinical Informatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of clinical informatics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for clinical informatics
  • Provide strategic plans and solutions to ministry management in the areas of process improvement, information systems and data management
  • Under direction of the Senior Manager Clinical Informatics or Regional Informatics Leader, assists with hiring, training, and development of staff to ensure the department has both the technical and organizational skills to effectively maintain operations and support as measured by meeting the established service levels
  • Demonstrate the ability to coordinate and facilitate teamwork with interdisciplinary groups – the candidate will be sought after to facilitate cross-departmental strategy sessions and process improvement initiatives
  • Actively participate in optimizing processes and offers suggestions for new approaches to enhance customer service
  • Help manage expenditures for clinical informatics services for the ministry
  • Collaborate with Health Informatics associates to foster standardized best practice workflow processes and clinical content to ensure alignment across all regions, to create telehealth opportunities and efficiencies to improve patient safety
  • Identify new digital health tools and take them through the vetting process, business analysis and potential implementation and monitoring
  • Demonstrate sound understanding of clinical practice as it pertains to the integration of telehealth programs and impact on end users
  • Serve as telehealth liaison with regional management and other departments such as IM, Quality, Health Network, Ambulatory, Population Health, and Finance to ensure efficient, effective communications
  • Design and generate reports, provide insights, and interpret analytic results in clinically meaningful terms
Qualifications for clinical informatics
  • Shows willingness to evolve role as system transformation occurs to a value-based care delivery*
  • Understands the value of measurement and importance of continuous quality improvement data
  • Promotes and participates in the use of data analytics to derive patterns in the patient populations we serve and devise strategies to improve patient outcomes*
  • A member of the facility leadership committees involved with Quality and Patient Safety, Clinical Effectiveness
  • Professional Development, and Clinical Documentation.*
  • Guides operational direction for the clinical information systems that support multidisciplinary clinical and nonclinical services and related projects along with facility clinical leaders.*
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a clinical informatics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for clinical informatics
  • Provide leadership and representation on executive committees (Med Exec, Administration, ) and serves as communications specialist for physician stakeholders
  • Business systems requirements definition, documentation and analysis
  • Develop and refine vision for Clinical Informatics team
  • Health Plan group responsibilities
  • Hire, train, and develop the Informatics team as a functional link between the users and IT and Analytics teams
  • Participate in all aspects of the development process including planning, review and retrospectives
  • Works collaboratively with Information Services and Clinical Departments to support the identification of business needs, workflow analysis, and implementation of systems to support the department
  • Experience with clinical systems including but not limited to the Electronic Health Record, Patient Flow/Bed Management and Kronos Scheduling/Timekeeping
  • Works with clinicians to identify patient care workflow requirements to ensure that the design and configuration of systems meet end user requirements
  • Facilitates optimization of inter & intra-departmental workflow for nursing and clinicians to support changes associated with system implementation
Qualifications for clinical informatics
  • Epic Application certification preferred
  • Proven Management/Leadership Experience preferred
  • Assist in system assessment of proposed future technology for positive impact in the clinical environment*
  • Facilitates and assesses the various facility departments to prioritize the organizations clinical information needs*
  • Employ project management and change management skills and techniques to lead process development and system implementation*
  • Collaborate with clinical care members to identify, plan, and improve clinical care processes as it impacts informatics
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Clinical Informatics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of clinical informatics. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for clinical informatics
  • Participates in the development of end-user curriculum, training plans and tools
  • Hours are flexible based on project requirements
  • Works closely with Information Technology Services - both clinical and technical team members through all phases of system configuration, testing, implementation and ongoing support
  • Resolution of complex issues and requests escalated from the division Service Desk or other division/health system service resources
  • Producing and maintaining System level requirements and allocation of those requirements to subsystems
  • Working with program management, product management, clinical and architecture/development teams to facilitate subsystem integration activities and develop the end to end technical view of the solution
  • Interacting effectively with product management and clinical and technical end-users to understand and document business requirements, processes and workflows
  • Working with manufacturing/factory operations to plan and facilitate design transfer
  • Supporting business development and sales activities by providing technical proposals and ensuring requirements are in place to meet the proposed deliverables
  • Coordinating and planning with development and install teams to ensure end to end product performance in the target environment
Qualifications for clinical informatics
  • Develops training tools to aid educational efforts in collaboration with facility educational resources as it relates to the Information System*
  • Serves as positive change agent and works to promote adoption of technological solutions.*
  • Routinely conducts purposeful observation through rounding and patient follow-throughs in the assigned facility and its associated ambulatory and post-acute care areas to gain overall knowledge on facility specific workflow, patient throughput, and challenges with technology solutions*
  • Align with care coordination teams to identify and eliminate duplicative or unnecessary care*
  • Translates essential clinical processes into technological tools that result in enhanced workflow.*
  • Directs, plans, and ensures completion of approved projects, at the facility level as they pertain to clinical care.*

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