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Clinical Informatics Specialist | Information Systems | Beacon Health System at Beacon Health Systems in South Bend, Indiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Director of Clinical Informatics. Has expert knowledge of the clinical discipline and advanced knowledge of information systems and its application to healthcare. Applies best practices to the management and development of the clinical information system life cycle and facilitates strategic clinical information system direction to support excellence in patient care and experience; clinical process evaluation and transformation. Assumes responsibility for the design, testing, optimization and training activities related to Beacon clinical information systems, in addition to serving as a clinical liaison with the Information Systems Department, conducting quality assurance and performance improvement activities and ongoing data maintenance for Beacon clinical systems.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a clinical associate or bachelor degree program and current licensensure to practice in Indiana (if applicable). Three to five years of progressively-responsible clinical experience is required. Preference will be given to graduates of a Clinical Informatics Program or candidates with Informatics certification. Training and experience with those software and hardware products regularly used by Beacon Health System and prior experience in a leadership role are desired.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of clinical day-to-day operations and policies and procedures. Also requires a solid understanding of user department processes and procedural changes and how Beacon departments interact with each other in a computerized environment.

      • Requires the technical computer skills and knowledge necessary to effectively use and support various software and hardware. Also demonstrates a working knowledge of database applications and the skills needed to assist with testing plans and data.

      • Demonstrates a successful record of being a team player and completing project-related work assignments (especially project implementation).

      • Requires advanced analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to identify problems and deliver solutions in a timely and efficient manner.

      • Demonstrates the interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to communicate effectively with the associates at all levels. Also requires the ability to provide effective training.

      • Requires organization skills and the ability to work independently as assigned, prioritize workload and handle a variety of multiple and overlapping functions within set deadlines.

      • Demonstrates the leadership skills necessary to elicit cooperation and support from other associates.

    • Working Conditions

      • Works in an office/clinical environment.

      • May need to vary days and hours scheduled, including working evenings and/or weekends as determined by department need.

      • Must be able to be effective in a fast-paced, quality focused, multi-priority environment that frequently deals with stressful situations and important deadlines and schedules.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e., sit, stand and/or walk for prolonged periods of time, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.