Vice President (VP) - Nursing Informatics

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Apploi

Houston, TX 77001
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Serving patients throughout Greater Houston and South Texas,*HCA Gulf Coast Division*offers comprehensive health solutions-including advanced medical care, education, and community outreach-at its nineteen hospitals and other free-standing facilities. This network model gives our patients access to a circle of care that is unrivaled in the region. From simple outpatient procedures to complex surgeries performed by specialists,*HCA Gulf Coast Division*offers comprehensive care close to home. Serving such a large and diverse region requires*HCA Gulf Coast Division*to offer a range of programs that meets the needs of young and old, acutely ill and chronically ill. Just some of our services and outreach efforts: * Twenty-four-hour emergency care, both at designated Hospital Emergency Centers and off-site Emergency Care locations * Life-saving intervention during cardiovascular and neurological incidents * Comprehensive women's care, from obstetric care to minimally invasive gynecological surgery * Neonatal and pediatric intensive care * Inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation, and monitoring support * Education programs - child birth and child care classes, surgical seminars, physician speaker series * Management centers for diabetes, heart failure, and other complex conditions * Community partnerships with the American Heart Association, Joe Niekro Foundation, March of Dimes, and others. The*HCA Gulf Coast Division Office*is looking for a*Vice () - Nursing Informatics.* Responsibilities: * o Develop a division framework and for technology initiatives and evaluation that aligns with the enterprise framework for nursing informatics and division goals o Provide feedback to corporate nursing on division-level roll-outs and initiatives o Shape corporate by providing data-driven feedback on needed new or upgraded technologies based on clinical requirements * Delivery and operations o Manage and coordinate the execution of nursing informatics initiatives and pilots driven by corporate o Responsible for strategic and operational leadership in the development, deployment, re-engineering, and integration of division clinical information systems to support nursing o Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement new clinical systems or programs to enhance existing services and raise the standard of care for the patient population served o Resolve problems involving patient care, equipment, hardware, business processes or operations requiring the application of technical or sophisticated procedures, tools, and analysis techniques o Collaborate with IT&S leadership to ensure standardization and application of best practice models o Represent nursing interests in partnerships with clinical, operational, and IT leadership to translate clinical needs into information system needs o Direct clinical workflow and dataflow analysis to support technology development and deployment o Collaborate with Clinical Education personnel to ensure nurses are trained appropriately on new technologies and technology updates * Performance accountability o Track effectiveness and impact of new and upgraded technologies o Monitor performance of information systems from a clinical perspective (e.g., employee engagement) to recommend changes, upgrades, and new systems * Provides support by: o Coordinating across division to ensure federal and state program requirements for electronic health records and payment models o Coordinating across division to ensure understanding, interpretation, and application of "meaningful use" guidelines in their hospital / practice" o Performing other duties as assigned Qualifications: * Bachelor's of Science in Nursing required * 's degree required * 3 of experience in clinical practice required * 5 of experience in leadership with oversight of clinical informatics initiatives required or equivalent combination of education and/or experience * Informatics Certification preferred * Expert knowledge of clinical systems that support operational efficiencies as it relates to clinical informatics enterprise initiatives required * Knowledge in the use, development, and deployment of electronic health records required * Knowledge of issues related to changing roles and skills in the current health care environment required * The ability to use database software to enter, retrieve, sort, and filter information as necessary for reporting or report generation required * The ability to use intermediate/advanced features of spreadsheet software to analyze data including formatting summary tables, creating graphs and charts, and making calculations required * The ability to plan and manage projects, including assigned personnel, multiple competing project, or resource demands to meet project deadlines on time and within budget required

Reference: 614966343

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