#104944 Nurse Informaticist

University of California-San Diego (UCSD)

San Diego , CA

ID: 7067298
Posted: June 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Nurse Informaticist is a Bachelor's or Masters prepared nurse who is responsible for the assessment, planning, training, implementation, evaluation and optimization of nursing informatics projects. The Nurse Informaticist serves as the primary interface between nursing, patient care services, Clinical Engineering and Information Services to ensure multi- and inter-disciplinary project coordination. Incumbent participates in communications and project planning regarding system implementation and integration with other UC-San Diego Health initiatives. Incumbent is knowledgeable about the nursing process and nursing practice, relevant regulatory mandates, and principles of quality/safety improvement.

The Nurse Informaticist projects are planned and implemented using evidence-based practices for planning, understanding, guiding and delivering responsible nursing care.

Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s of Science (BSN).

A valid California RN license.

Incumbent must obtain certification in primary EMR module(s) within four months of initial hire.

Incumbent must maintain current certification for primary EMR module(s) as a condition of employment.

Three or more years of relevant experience i.e. clinical informatics projects/EMR optimization/EMR super user/Epic experience/Nursing informatics.

Experience and proven success in information systems implementation, development and support within a large-scale healthcare organization.

Demonstrated ability to provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives affecting clinical care processes.

Demonstrated ability in workflow and data analysis and design techniques, including needs assessment, specification development, quantitative methods, planning and gap analysis.

Ability to effectively utilize system tools to meet functionality needs of users.

Ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects; in-depth knowledge of organizational and project planning processes and ability to produce and maintain high quality planning documents.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills.

EPIC Certification.

Demonstrated experience as a major participant in a clinical system implementation.

Certification in Nursing Informatics; American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing/Clinical Informatics Specialization).

Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.


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