Nursing Clinical Informatics Specialist- (In-Person Opportunity)
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- Entity: Winchester Medical Center
- Shift: Day
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.
What You Will Do:
The Nursing Clinical Informatics Specialist collaborates with staff and leadership to identify opportunities in efficiency and technical system compliance in the Emergency Department and is responsible to implement solutions which leverage technology for outcomes improvement.
Responsibilities and Duties
Identifies opportunities in efficiency and technical system compliance. Responsible to review, assess and master EPIC and related applications training. Implements and documents training procedures for new Informatics systems and users. Assembles management reports as necessary using Tableau, Excel, Press Ganey and Epic. Assists in the development of technical workflows to support continuous quality improvement. Assists in implementing and maintaining policies and procedures that correlate to computer functions. Serves as a resource and troubleshoots technical problems and issues. Notifies appropriate support staff or vendors to correct as needed. Participates in project implementation/upgrades. Contribute towards the overall success of Emergency Department initiatives with measurable outcome improvement including but not limited to employee engagement/retention, patient experience, departmental throughput metrics, and quality measures. Educate and mentor employees to support their development and success. Produce written communications/presentations and tables/graphs to summarize initiatives, outcomes, and trends for VH leadership. Produce written communications for staff to support change management including workflows, step-by-step guides, and follow up summaries. Collaborate with Epic analysts to build new Epic order sets, documentation workflows, dashboards, and reports. Participate in multi-disciplinary leadership meetings, staff workgroups, and WMC committee meetings.
What You Will Bring:
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) required
Masters Nursing (MSN) preferred
Minimum 5 years of nursing experience preferred.
Emergency Department experience preferred.
Certification & Licensures
Licensed Registered Nurse in state of VA required*
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required**
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required
*Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia with either a: Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact OR Single-state license, valid in Virginia only.
**New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.
Demonstrated experience with committee participation and/or project-focused work required.
Ability to lead classroom training, resolve conflicts and manage training plans required.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and supervisors required.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, produce accurate work and meet deadlines required.
Ability to work in a setting with a wide variety of duties, numerous interruptions and changing demands.
Demonstrated proficiency in Press Ganey, Patient Experience, Excel, and Tableau required.
Ability to lead/collaborate within multi-disciplinary team to problem solve, implement change, and track outcomes.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Strong analytical skills, specifically related to process improvement and data science.
Demonstrated experience with patient experience improvement efforts and Press Ganey site administration.
Demonstrated proficiency in EPIC (including Reporting workbench and Slicer/Dicer), Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint required. Demonstrated proficiency in Tableau and SharePoint preferred.
What You Will Get:
At Valley Health, we believe everyone is a caregiver, and our goal is to create an environment where our caregivers thrive physically, financially, and emotionally. In addition to a competitive salary, our most popular benefits for full-time employees include:
• A Zero-Deductible Health Plan
• Dental and vision insurance
• Generous Paid Time Off
• Tuition Assistance
• Retirement Savings Match
• A Robust Employee Assistance Program to help with many aspects of emotional wellbeing
• Membership to Healthy U: An Incentive-Based Wellness Program
Valley Health also offers a health savings account & flexible spending account for childcare, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and professional development. In addition, several perks come with working for the largest employer in the region, such as discounts to on-campus dining, and more.
To see the full scale of what we offer, visit valleyhealthbenefits.com.
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