AHMC Healthcare

Nursing Informatics RN

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/8/2024 11:29 AM)
Requisition ID
req22318
Facility
Anaheim Regional Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Information Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

  • The RN Nursing Informatics will serve as an applications analyst acting as the clinical liaison to nursing, medical staff, staff and other patient/non-patient care areas to coordinate aspects of planning, designing, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of clinical information systems including the electronic medical record. Duties include analyzing complex clinical operations and structure processes to facilitate decision making regarding clinical systems; utilizing the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to determine clinical functions that are suitable for computer applications; and ensuring information systems are consistent with professional standards of practice. The RN Nursing Informatics will stay abreast of information technology, provide opinions on emerging technologies, and aid in adopting technology and incorporating it into existing systems and procedures.  Leads or participates in projects involving technical components or technological risk.
  • This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center (“ARMC”). It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with the core values of ARMC. The employee shall support Anaheim Regional Medical Center’s strategic plan and goals and direction of the performance improvement plan. The employee will also be expected to support all organizational expectations including, but not limited to; Customer Service, Patient’s Rights, Confidentiality of Information, Environment of Care and ARMC initiatives.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions

  1. Consistently applies infection control policies/practices.
  2. Meets population specific competencies.
  3. Attends department specific education/training, inservices, and staff meetings.
  4. Department specific performance improvement project.
  5. Acts as the liaison between clinical workflows and information technology in the implementation, optimization and ongoing support of clinical systems involved with systems/programs such as electronic medical records.
  6. Leads or participates in research and development programs or other projects related to the evaluation, selection, implementation and use of advanced information technology relating to the clinical environment.
  7. Provides technical advice with clinical consideration either independently or as part of a project team in relatively technical or complex areas, e.g., network design, network management, technology assessment, desktop services, data communications and messaging services, Internet and related technologies, etc., where such advice is essential to the ultimate success of a project or other initiative.
  8. Solves difficult technical problems with clinical consideration that are referred by others, independently or in concert with senior staff, vendors, or outside experts as may be required.
  9. Tracks problem resolution by external parties, ensures follow-up, and communicates status to all who may be interested.
  10. Maintains a high level of expertise and competence in current and emerging technologies and nursing advances that are pertinent to the business and/or which are assigned; maintains knowledge of all clinical applications that interface across the facility
  11. Tracks vendor developments to guide the organization’s migration to new releases of hardware and software within acceptable timeframe, budget and quality constraints.
  12. Educates and trains junior staff related to information technology and technology management through on-the-job instruction and formal training programs.
  13. Maintains current knowledge of legal, regulatory and practice standards as well as policies and procedures that are supported by clinical applications.
  14. Serves as a subject matter expert in applications supported.
  15. Manage end-user education, issues and setup applications, including table profile changes and parameter changes.

Qualifications

              Current California RN license

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Nursing or Information Systems preferred

In-depth, broad understanding of key information technologies.

Minimum of five years experience in nursing with at least one year of management experience.

Highly analytical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Good leadership, supervision, and teamwork skills.

Good project management skills and the ability to multi-task multiple complex projects across multi-disciplinary lines.

Hospital Description

AHMC Anaheim Regional Medical Center

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