Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist

 
Position: Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist

Job ID: 151430

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: NURSING - CLINICAL INFORMATICS

Talent Area: Professional - Non-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 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll utilize the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to lead and coordinate all phases of the optimal design, development, evaluation, and support of clinical technology solutions utilized by care providers. You will be responsible for translating business and clinical care needs, using appropriate tools and methodologies. You will ensure that systems are consistent with professional standards of practice and meet strategic goals of the organization. Lastly, you will integrate nursing science, computer science, and information science to lead efforts to manage and communicate data, information, and knowledge into clinical practice improvements.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Serves as System Administrator for applications owned by Clinical Informatics
  • Leads and manages multiple, complex, simultaneous projects
  • Supports the improvement of clinical outcomes and clinician efficiency
  • Provides ongoing management of clinical informatics systems
  • Translates end user needs into system optimizations
  • Leads in the planning and strategic development of clinical systems

 



Qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in hospital information systems selection, implementation and support, or specific clinical experience in nursing, respiratory care, occupational/physical therapy, or pharmacy
  • 3 years of experience in an informatics job role
  • 2 years of experience managing medium to large sized information services projects is preferred
  • 5 years of information systems related experience such as super user, information systems related committees, or go- live support for information systems is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer science, business administration, healthcare administration, nursing or other related field
  • Candidates must have one of the following licenses listed below
  • RN - Lic-Registered Nurses
  • NP - Nurse Practitioner
  • PNP - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • NNP - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • FNP - Cert-Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RCP - Lic- Respiratory Care - RCP
  • OT - Occupational Therapist
  • PT - Physical Therapist
  • EPIC CER - EPIC CERT ANY/UNSPECIFIED or RN-BC IN - Cert-Informatics Nurse is preferred but not required

 



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