Health Informatics Engineer III - FT - Days - Cerner Informatics

Information Technology Edinburg, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Health Informatics Engineer

DEPARTMENT:

Clinical Informatics

Department Director:

 

FORMULATED: 10/01/2016

Employee Health:

 

REVIEWED:       

Human Resources:

REVISED: 4/2018

 

EMPLOYEE’S NAME: ________________________

 

FLSA STATUS:EXEMPT

 

Job Description

MISSION STATEMENT:

Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.

 

VISION:

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.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

      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.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

      Minimum of five (5) years hospital information systems implementation, analysis, and support experience
-Cerner Core 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.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

      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

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE:

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.

 

AGE SPECIFIC:

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. 

Yes

Kneeling

Yes

Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 30 lbs.

Yes

Walking

Yes

Light/moderate carrying up to 30 lbs.

Yes

Standing/Squatting

Yes

Straight pulling

Yes

Sitting

Yes

Pulling hand over hand

Yes

Pushing

Yes

Repeated bending

Yes

Stooping/Bending

Yes

Reaching above shoulder

Yes

Climbing Stairs

Yes

Simple grasping

Yes

Climbing Ladders

No

Dual simultaneous grasping

Yes

Depth Perceptions needed

Yes

Ability to see

Yes

Identify Colors

Yes

Operating office equipment

Yes

Twisting

Yes

Operating mechanical equipment

Yes

Crawling

No

Ability to read and write

Yes

Ability to Count

Yes

Ability to hear verbal communication without aid

Yes

Operating Personal Vehicle

Yes

Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication

Yes

Other:  Ability to deal with stress

Yes

OSHA Category

III

 

 

 

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:_______________________

 

 

 

 

 

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DISCLAIMER

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.