Clinical Informaticist

  • Advantage Health Centers
  • Jun 17, 2022
Full time Health Care

Job Description

OVERVIEW:
To provide continuous support of interdisciplinary end-users in data capture and efficient utilization of electronic medical record applications. Monitoring health information with goals of meeting quality standards, supporting clinical, business and operational best practices and ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.

DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains and improves system services/electronic medical record (EClinical Works)
Participate in workflow process redesign efforts
Function as primary support for all electronic medical record application functions
Perform regular analysis of department workflow and provide recommendations for the automation of manual processes
Works with the Quality staff to optimize the clinical design to meet the
needs of interdisciplinary end users: including physicians, nurses, mid- level practitioners, ancillary, clinical and administrative staff
Evaluate and analyze changes and new functionality for electronic medical record applications utilizing change management documentation
Assist in maintaining Master Training Plan for the implementation of electronic medical record applications/processes
Review training materials to facilitate adaptation and user understanding of functionality; recommend changes, revisions as needed
Develop targeted metrics to improve workflow
Audit software upgrades
Help to facilitate adherence to all security and privacy regulations
Maintains and improves system services/electronic medical record (EClinical Works)
Participate in workflow process redesign efforts;
Function as primary support for all electronic medical record application functions
Perform regular analysis of inter-department workflow and provide recommendations for the automation of manual processes
Accountable for clinician adaptation to and optimization of the
documentation and ordering tools within the electronic medical record applications
Evaluate and analyze changes and new functionality for electronic medical record applications utilizing change management documentation

Participate in development of Master Training Plan for the implementation of electronic medical record applications/processes
Review agency policies and procedures to address changes brought about by the implementation of technology and compliance rules; recommend changes as needed
Participate in agency reporting needs, interdepartmentally
Responsible for taking raw data and manipulating it into reports used to communicate to senior leadership
Work closely with Revenue cycle team to produce user friendly revenue cycle reports

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Analytical skills necessary to analyze and evaluate systems, procedures and processes and identify solutions to system problems
Excellent organizational, presentation and communication skills
The ability to collect, analyze and present data in a meaningful way to a wide variety of audiences with various skill levels and various levels of expertise and knowledge
Basic understanding of health clinic processes and operations is required. Understanding of Federally Qualified Health Center processes and operations preferred
Knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Integrity/ Compliance Program, Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior
Excellent project management skills required to manage multiple competing objectives and to communicate information to executive leadership, management, and end-users
Working knowledge of various clinical systems
Excellent customer service skills
SAS or SQL experience
Data Mining, Report Development, Statistical Analysis
Intermediate to Expert Excel Skill Levels


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in clinical field such as health sciences, public health, or health information management
Master’s Degree in Health Services, public health, or health information management with concentration informatics preferred
·Work Experience
Minimum one year of clinical experience with exposure to Electronic Health Records preferred
Experienced in data abstraction, sorting and reporting
Experience with a Federally Qualified Health Center or outpatient medical facility preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Intermediate to advanced experience in Microsoft® Office Excel
Must provide own transportation as travel throughout the Metro-Detroit area will be regularly required

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Frequent exposure to electronic device screens such as computers and tablets
Occasional exposure to moderate noise level