Manager of Clinical Informatics

 
Position: Manager of Clinical Informatics

Job ID: 151011

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: NURSING - CLINICAL INFORMATICS

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are looking for a Manager of Clinical Informatics – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for the daily operations and personnel activities of the Clinical Informatics Department and others within the Clinical Business Office. You will act as the service owner for specified applications governed within the Clinical Informatics Department portfolio by maintaining performance within agreed upon service levels, continuously improving the quality of applications, and collaborating with leaders to implement and optimize services. The ideal candidate for this role would have previous management experience, previous experience with EPIC, and a Masters degree in Informatics

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Leads the planning, implementation, and optimization of multiple, simultaneous complex projects related to Clinical Informatics systems in order to improve clinical effectiveness, efficiency, outcomes, and safety
  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with multiple strategic partners, internal customers, and external vendors
  • Supervises assigned staff by planning, coordinating, evaluating, scheduling, directing, delegating, counseling, and motivating employees as necessary for the success of the team
  • Organizes and leads efforts to analyze, document, and re-design clinical workflows relative to technology implementation and optimization
  • Conducts, directs, and or participates in house-wide special projects as identified by departmental leaders
  • Collaborates with end users, operational leaders, and key stakeholders to investigate complex problems, provide innovative strategies, and implement identified solutions


Qualifications:

  • 8 years’ clinical experience in nursing, respiratory care, occupational/physical therapy or pharmacy required, OR
  • 5 years’ hospital information systems selection, implementation and support experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical specialty or clinical informatics field required
  • Masters degree is preferred
  • RN, NP, RCP, OT, PT, RPH, or RT certification required
  • Knowledge of Epic healthcare applications, performance improvement methodology, and principles of human resource management required
  • Prior leadership experience strongly preferred


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