Nurse Informaticist

  • Welia Health
  • Mora, MN 55051, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Full Time Nursing

Job Description

Provide and coordinate organization-wide support and training to providers and nursing end-users of Epic (Excellian).  Participate in the implementation, support, and functional testing of Excellian. Assist with staff professional development and Excellian education. Subject matter expert for clinic and hospital workflows within Excellian to include providers and nursing.   Selected candidate will be expected to attend and achieve Allina credentialed status for all nursing modules in order to provide instruction to Welia clinical staff.   ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES include the following.   Excellian Trainer – 20 percent Providers, nursing (inpatient & ambulatory), med students, and other clinical departments Develop and deliver training programs, taking into consideration adult learning styles, for new staff and ongoing education to all staff as necessary. Ensure training is effective through participant feedback and reevaluating and modifying training as needed. Use a variety of training tools for ongoing training of new features, upgrades, or changes to Excellian as needed.  Work with Allina training staff to keep current on training credential.    Excellian Provider Liaison – 10 percent Deskside support Assist Providers with chart corrections/trouble shooting Excellian Create and tune smartphrases and templates for provider documentation Preference lists – create, modify and support Communications Assist with HIM communications to providers on proper workflow, billing, chart corrections, etc. Assist with staff communications to providers concerning charting errors/improvement/optimization   Excellian Electronic Access Requests (EAR) and Token Requests – 10 percent All providers and nursing staff   Attend Allina Excellian User Groups – 10 percent ED, inpatient, Physician, Optime, Nursing Super User, etc.   Excellian Affiliate Site Support – 10 percent Troubleshooting, reproduction of problems and testing new functionality Communication of new functionality/updates to appropriate staff Capture screen shots for Quality reporting Assist with Allina tickets, provider Hotline and offsite visits as necessary   Excellian Upgrades – 10 percent Attend classes, provide training/communication Assist with issue reporting and establishing/tracking Allina tickets   Workflow Optimization – 5 percent Outpatient services, ed standardization – consultant on all EMR workflows   Biomedical Device Interface – 5 percent GE telemetry equipment, OBIX perinatal system, bedside barcoding scanners, Dragon hardware & software Troubleshoot Windows vs Excellian printing issues   Downtime Form Management – 5 percent Inpatient nursing (med/surg, ICU, OB), outpatient surgery, and ER   Medication Safety Committee – 5 percent Demonstrate and instruct clinical staff how Excellian tools can help/hinder   Order Set Committee – 5 percent Review and approve order sets/changes Submission of all order set changes from all departments to Allina   Cooperation/Teamwork – 5 percent Participate in IT department meetings. Work with other department managers and IT staff on inter-disciplinary workflows; looking for areas of improvement or optimization.    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Other duties may be assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE RN license required. EMR experience in a clinic setting required; Epic (Excellian) knowledge, super user, or subject matter expert preferred.  Previous education and classroom instruction experience required.  Strong computer skills and utilization of Microsoft Office tools, required.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.   WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employment Type

Full Time