RN Health Informatics Engineer
RN Health Informatics Engineer
EMPLOYEE’S NAME: ________________________
Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.
Our Vision is to create a world-class health system to advance medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge, innovation, integrated care and excellence.
Represents clinical areas in the planning, development, implementation, training, and maintenance processes for the assigned areas (Leads the application of appropriate information technology by defining required functionality and objectives.
Modifies programming systems including testing and implementing to support organization's applications systems.
Consults with users to identify current operating procedures
Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Expected to write documentation to describe program changes, development, logic, coding, and corrections.
Writes manuals for users to describe usage and operating procedures.
Functions as resource for Clinical Specialist I & II
Familiar with relational databases and client-server concepts.
Relies on experience and judgment to accomplish goals.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Once available, successfully completes Cerner Fundamentals course.
Engages with end-users on system requirements
Documentation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Assists with system selection, implementation, build, maintenance, education and support with Engineer support
Will participate in after hours on-call schedule
Responsible for the implementation and user-design of the software.
Monitors the performance of the systems using evidence based metrics and system tools.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures relevant to the entire software development lifecycle
Establish and leads work groups during design & implementation of system changes
Able to function independently and represent informatics on hospital interdisciplinary teams and workgroups
Delegate system change tasks appropriately among the informatics team
Assist with the development and strategy for cutover and downtime events.
High School/GED required
BA/BS in healthcare, business or IT related field or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Masters preferred.
Healthcare background or experience
Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
Good written and verbal communication skills required.
Some evening or weekend work will be required
Bilingual – English/Spanish.
Minimum of five (5) years hospital information systems implementation, analysis, and support experience
-Cerner experience preferred
Technical or Clinical background
Strong hospital operations knowledge, including HIPAA
Able to translate technical terms to non-technical users
Analytical skills, basis computer, math and communication skills
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of all state and Federal regulations
Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations.
Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
Analyze a change of events and apply technical knowledge by following established procedures and/or detailed specifications.
Analyze and help define business requirements including new design and change requests.
Participate in testing and validation of code upgrades and issue resolution.
Handle production problems and provide support to clinicians, business owners, and IS teams
Understand the concepts of change control principals and working in a environment in which changes or modifications could affect multiple sites.
Be available to be part of the 24/7 on-call team on a rotating basis.
Other duties as assigned.
LINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Director of Clinical Informatics, Chief Nursing Information Officer
Provide excellent customer service to all DHR customers. All employees are required to attend the DHR C.A.R.E.S program which outlines the Customer Service Principals including: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence through Knowledge and Safety & Social Conscience.
Employees must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirement relative to his or her age.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: (ADA):
A.Essential Duties:Indicated by bold print within performance standards, preceding individual numbered criteria.
The following table provides physical requirements that will be associated with, but not limited to, this position:
Light/moderate lifting up to 30 lbs, from the floor to shoulder height.
Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 30 lbs.
Light/moderate carrying up to 30 lbs.
Pulling hand over hand
Reaching above shoulder
Dual simultaneous grasping
Depth Perceptions needed
Ability to see
Operating office equipment
Operating mechanical equipment
Ability to read and write
Ability to Count
Ability to hear verbal communication without aid
Operating Personal Vehicle
Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication
Other: Ability to deal with stress
B.Working Conditions: The individual spends over 95% of his/her time in an air-conditioned environment with varying exposures to noise. There is protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. The position does have low exposure to malodorous, infectious body fluids from patients and some minimal exposure to noxious smells from cleansing agents.
C.Occupational Exposure: OSHA Category III
D.Aptitudes:HIGH1 2 3 4 5 6LOW
Intelligence: General learning ability: The ability to “catch on” or understand instructions and underlying principles. Ability to reason and make judgments. 3
Verbal:Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated with them, and to use them effectively. To comprehend language, to understand relationships between words, and to understand meanings of whole sentences and paragraphs. To present information or ideas clearly. 3
Numerical:Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and accurately. 2
Spatial:Ability to comprehend forms in space and understands relationships of plane and solid objects. Frequently described as the ability to “visualize” objects or two or three dimensions, or to think visually of geometric forms. 2
Form Perception:Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects or in pictorial or graphic material to make visual comparisons and discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings of figures and widths and lengths of lines. 3
Clerical Perception:Ability to receive pertinent details and verbal or tabular material. To observe differences in copy, to proofread words and numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in arithmetic computation. 2
Motor Coordination: Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed. Ability to make a movement response accurately and quickly. 3
Finger Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To work with fingers in placing and turning motions. 3
Manual Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To work with hands in placing and turning motions. 3
Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination:Ability to move the hand and foot coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli. 3
Color Discrimination:Ability to perceive and respond to similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of the same or different color. To identify a particular color, or to recognize harmonious or contrasting color combinations, or to match color adequately. 3
I have read and reviewed my job description with my supervisor or designee and I understand the job I am expected to perform.
Employee Signature:________________________________ Date:_______________________
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. DHR leadership reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.