Informatics Analyst III - 40 hrs. Days
Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center
Department: Clinical Informatics
Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week
Under direction from the Senior Nurse Informaticist and Chief Medical Information Officer, this position is responsible for the implementation and optimization of clinical information solutions to enable delivery of safe, effective, and high quality patient care. Assists with information technology design and deployment and facilitates optimization efforts based on the organization's performance improvement objectives. Provides clinical subject matter expertise to translate data into actionable knowledge for both enhancement of daily clinical practice and administrative/system-wide review of patient care. Serves as a liaison between clinical users and Information Technology to assist in the design, development, maintenance, training and evaluation for assigned clinical and business systems to support quality healthcare outcomes. In addition, this position mentors, develops junior analysts, and educates others on best practices.
- Requires a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Informatics, Information Science, or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and progressive operational experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work in lieu of degree. A Master's degree is preferred and may substitute for up to two (2) years of required experience; and a Doctorate degree may substitute for all required experience.
- Requires five (5) years of progressively responsible clinical practice or clinical informatics related experience that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the tools and concepts used in technical and clinical components of clinical information systems.
- Prefer RN licensure or certification(s) related to informatics, clinical, or IT applications/systems.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Requires the ability to use complex analytical tools and methods to analyze and streamline business processes.
- Requires the ability to utilize the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to determine clinical functions that are suitable for computer applications and to ensure the information systems are consistent with professional standards of clinical practice.
- Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills; as well as excellent oral and written communication skills, to best inform, advise, instruct and lead.
- Must be able to demonstrate expertise in bridging the institution's clinical functions with the available information technology solutions, and maintain a positive and open attitude to change.
- Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.