Date Posted:10/11/2021Job Code:Infrmtc ClnLocation:MLK Community Hospital & FoundationAddress:1680 E. 120th St.City:Los AngelesState:CACountry:United States of AmericaCategory:Nursing- OtherIf you are interested please apply online and send your resume to …@mlkch.orgPOSITION SUMMARYThe Clinical Informaticist will report to the Director of Clinical Informatics. They will be responsible for ensuring all electronic health records are systematically provider oriented and educated and audited for compliance to the implementation documentation expectations of each clinical unit throughout the hospital. The Clinical Informaticist is responsible for providing feedback of clinical system implementations relative to functions and documentation for patient care services inclusive of device integration and user needs for physicians, allied health professionals, and clinical and ancillary staff requirements to current standards of practice and regulatory requirements. They will integrate nursing and ancillary services scientific practices, computer science and technologies, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, and knowledge within the clinical and ancillary areas of the hospital. The incumbent is responsible for coordinating clinical work flow assignments and will provide direction and oversight to this process. They will lead multiple teams through all phases of the electronic health record development, training, implementation, upgrades and will provide evaluation, support and modification/upgrade with each nuance as needed for regulatory and process compliance. The Clinical Informaticist will strive to provide support to improve the health of community population, families, and individuals by optimizing information management and communication. This individual serves as a liaison between clinicians, ancillary departments, and Health Information Technology (HIT) to align clinical and HIT standards with department workflow, processes and policies. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH). It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the core values of the hospital. The employee shall support Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality and performance improvement process activities therein.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES* Ability to design and support MLKCH clinical information system training; direct and coordinate all health information system operations activities in support of interdisciplinary clinical practice, clinical decision making quality assessment, and patient safety initiatives.* Ability to translate clinician requirements, in partnership with leadership and staff, into specification for clinical information system redesign of the workflow in clinical areas as needed within the electronic health record.* Coordinates and manages, on behalf of clinical operations, the design, acquisition, training and implementation of the clinical/healthcare informatics, including software validation, clinical content development, user acceptance testing, business process re-engineering, training and HIT upgrades related to the electronic healthcare record.* Participates in teams/workgroups to support the effective ongoing efforts of the electronic health record documentation systems to achieve maximum benefits.* Identifies applicable information systems that support the clinical disciplines by coordinating the research, selection and planning implementation of the clinical applications related to the electronic health record.* Responsibility for facilitating effective communications between different clinical user groups to ensure smooth implementation of functional elements, applications and major upgrades that require the development, training and implementation of accurate and complete and compliant to regulatory requirements for the clinical information systems and procedures.* Identifies risks, potential impact and mitigation strategies and implements corrective action plans related to the electronic health record optimization requirements.* Works with hospital leadership, department managers, clinicians and physicians to facilitate problem-solving and ongoing communication.* Works collaboratively with hospital leadership to facilitate completion of periodic change and optimization assessments within the hospital.* Serves as primary clinical resource to the education department with regards to all clinical applications and affiliates, all system upgrades and training refreshers needing to incorporate into the ongoing hospital orientation and training.* Assesses clinical staff understanding in using the clinical systems, post implementation and upgrades, and makes recommendations as needed relative to performance, compliance, and ongoing training needs.* Uses a structured problem-solving methodology to identify and clarify issues and then develops, implements, and evaluates informatics solutions.* Responsible for recommending solutions to problems related to an effective electronic health record after careful analysis of each issue that is raised within the clinical environment.* Completes all specialized training congruent with HIT department and demonstrates the ability to cross-train within clinical modalities and informatics environments to analyze the electronic health record’s inner workings.* Performs clinical rounds within the various medical, nursing and ancillary arenas to validate usefulness of the electronic health record’s documentation system and compliance to policy and procedure and regulatory validation requirements.* Ability to prioritize responsibility and multi-task efficiently and effectively at all times.* Ability to work under pressure and definitive timelines while performing calmly and effectively in a busy or stressful situation.* Follows all written policies and procedures of the hospital.* Performs other duties as assigned.POSITION REQUIREMENTSA. Education* Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (individuals without a BSN will be required to complete the degree within 5 years of their hire date).B. Qualifications/Experience* Minimum of two (2) years of acute care experience required* At least one to two years of clinical IT experience working with an electronic health record data system and documentation requirements.* Current California Nursing licenseC. Special Skills/Knowledge* Bilingual language skills preferred (Spanish)* Basic computer skills* Current Basic Life Support (BLS)Equal Rights EmployerApplicants are considered for positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. This application is intended for use in evaluating your application for employment. Please click the link below to view the E-verify or Right to Work information.E-Verify/ Right to WorkMLK Community Healthcare1680 E 120th StreetLos Angeles, CA 90059Tel: 424-###-####Email: …@mlkch.orgwww.mlkch.org
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