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RN - Informaticist

Posted on Aug 10, 2019 by Skiff Medical Center

Newton, IA 50208
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

POSITION SUMMARY: In conjunction with the MEDITECH counterparts, this professional nurse with experience in electronic medical record support is responsible to assist in design and enhancement of our Meditech clinical modules. The clinical analyst nurse combines clinical knowledge, patient care experience, and understanding of medical software to develop appropriate workflow. Duties include serving as a liaison among clinical leaders, end-users and project managers with a focus on consistent and ongoing customer support in order to achieve satisfaction, efficiency, and accuracy when using the electronic medical record.

  • Participate on project teams to ensure completion of work in accordance with established project timelines. Communicate updates on project tasks to manager and other team members.

  • Provide input on project teams to develop best practices for EMR use with attention to patient privacy and detail.

  • Analyze system functionality and determine how it can be utilized within our facility to maximize the delivery of quality patient care.

  • Present automated options, where applicable, to enhance operation and/or improve efficiency of clinical modules. This requires understanding of the flow of data through the Meditech architecture and an appreciation for the consequences that erroneous data could have on patient care.

  • Solicit and evaluate input from all computer users in the clinical departments to take full advantage of the benefits of information technology.

  • P rioritize and simultaneously work on multiple tasks and projects.

  • Identify and assist in the resolution of issues arising in the clinical modules and issues that overlap clinical departments and provider modules relating to the set-up and operation of the hospital information system

  • Test or oversee the testing of all software updates for the clinical modules.

  • Work with the other Clinical Informatics staff to ensure a consistent approach to software development is followed

  • Review and test custom software fixes for appropriateness and completeness. Perform change control according to hospital policy for test and live software rings.

  • Active involvement in the development of a training program for end user training when needed

  • Attend appropriate meetings and training sessions related to Meditech clinical modules

  • Availability for call during off-hours on a rotating basis with others in department when fully trained.

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That s what you ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we ll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Job Requirements
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Additional requirements for this role include:

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) Iowa license
  • BSN or 5 years of clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • 2-3 years Clinical Informatics or IT experience required.
  • Implementation and/or support experience with Meditech's clinical modules preferred.
  • Healthcare experience with a significant exposure to and knowledge of hospital and clinical environments, including workflow and physician/provider ordering practices.

Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.
Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: Skiff Medical Center

Associated topics: ambulatory, hospice, intensive care unit, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, psychiatric, recovery, tcu, transitional
Associated topics: ambulatory, hospice, intensive care unit, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, psychiatric, recovery, tcu, transitional

Reference: 743782543

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