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J186748

Clinical Informatics Specialist

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • IS/IT
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

This role oversees and facilitates use of current state workflow and training. Participates in planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical systems and services within the Allegheny Health Network. Works with end users and management to effectively meet the best practice standards established for the use of an electronic health record and ensures that information systems are consistent with professional standards and evidenced-based practice.  Conducts oversight for clinical process redesign, metric design and consultative services for the electronic health record and other e Initiatives. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a liaison and  translator between IT and clinicians to facilitate standard workflow, design and optimization for the Electronic Health Record. (10 %)
  • Conducts current and future state analyses with clinical and non-clinical stakeholders and develops an efficient workflow design. (10%)
  • Provides ongoing support to assigned clinical areas through consistent & scheduled rounding; preparing for scheduled downtimes; and ''on-call'' per policy. (10%)
  • Participates in and works collaboratively on various teams and committees in order to provide insight and clarity about clinical processes, workflow redesign and standardization. (10%)
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, investigation, analysis, training, documentation, and ongoing support of clinical systems and other e-Health initiatives. (10%)
  • Travels to ambulatory and inpatient facilities, physician offices, ambulatory centers and medical malls to meet with staff, conduct analysis and support implementation and go lives.  (10%)
  • Conducts process audits to ensure that project initiatives and best practices are being met and maintained. (10%)
  • Provides training and support for administrative, back office, providers and clinical staff to successfully navigate EpicCare while supporting the clinical workflow during go lives and ongoing support. (10%)
  • May be responsible for clinical quality metrics and data reporting needs. (10%)
  • May be responsible for collecting, analyzing, training and reporting on key performance indicators including dashboards, scorecards, forecasting, trending, and tracking. (10%)
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Associate’s Degree in Information Technology, Management, Healthcare or related field
  • 1 year using an EMR in a clinical capacity
  • PC skills, spreadsheet skills (Excel, Lotus), and database skills (Microsoft SQL, Dbase IV, Microsoft Access).

Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Management, Healthcare or related field
  • Depending on location, may require certificate from AMA approved radiologic training program or radiology degree and ARRT registered in radiography or Bachelor's degree in ASCP eligible program or successful completion of HEW exam. Must meet ongoing education requirements for certification and MT (ASCP) or equivalent or HEW certificate.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

 

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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