Analyst Clinical Informatics

  • Ridgeview Medical Center
  • Waconia, MN 55387, USA
  • Jan 08, 2021
Healthcare IT

Job Description

The primary focus of this role is the development of clinical workflows related to the use of available technology in conjunction with regular rounding in support of the clinical end user. Job Functions Utilize knowledge of clinical practice, regulatory requirements, quality, revenue, efficiency, system capabilities, and evidence based practice to develop reliable workflows. Works with clinical and IT team members in evaluating the effectiveness of technologies and workflows that impact clinical users. Incorporates evidence-based knowledge into the informatics practice. Promotes safe, effective, and efficient use of health IT. Promote and support standardization of workflows among similar practice settings. Provides critical analysis and evaluation of health IT and recommends revision of clinical systems, processes, and workflow to ensure achievement of positive patient outcomes. Promotes the use of health IT to improve patient safety by designing, developing, implementing, and educating on health IT systems. Assesses, plans, designs, implements, and evaluates clinical workflow and business processes to define technology needs. Continually assesses the education needs of staff, patients, and families. Plans and contributes to formal and informal education for staff, patients and families. Maintain awareness of organizational quality initiatives to ensure workflows will      support the goals and facilitate development of reports/dashboards to support the goals. Continuously collects, analyzes, and reports data in collaboration with quality on patient safety issues and outcome to leadership/management. Partner closely with application analysts to gain understanding of application capabilities and perspective of how software is designed to be used. Serves as the liaison for health IT efforts representing clinical needs. Maintain current knowledge of ongoing IT initiatives that could impact their user base. Monitors the environment, technology, and infrastructure to support the prevention of medical errors and adverse events. Ensures clinical practices and corresponding policies and procedures related to health IT follow appropriate regulatory requirements and other applicable standards. Develops outcomes-oriented work plans and manages project activities and deliverables. Collaborates with leadership in project/program planning and development that supports department and organizational initiatives Minimum Education/Work Experience Bachelor's Degree Requires 2-5 years of experience in clinical practice Prior committee and/or project focused work Clinical systems and technology Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Demonstrated basic knowledge of change management principles and teamwork Excellent communication/interpersonal skills Strong organizational skills with flexibility and ability to prioritize work on competing initiatives Excellent ability to collaborate across departments and disciplines Ability to interact professionally with internal/external staff, consultants and vendors Ability to gather and present information to support project management am related documentation Computer skills and proficiency with basic Microsoft office tools Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively amongst multi-dimensional teams License/Certifications Current professional licensure in Minnesota or if licensed in another state, a permit from the Minnesota Board while the license application is in process Additional Information FTE: 1.0FTE (80hrs) Weekend Rotation: None at this Time Holiday Rotation: None at this Time Primary Shift: Day Department: I.T.