UnityPoint Health Informaticist/Data Analyst PACE in Sioux City, Iowa

The Clinical Informatics Specialist’s primary responsibility is a change agent working with end-users in the design, training and implementation phases of projects, as well as ensuring that appropriate procedures and processes are developed for sustaining the application of new systems and projects. The Specialist problem-solves utilizing analysis of report data to identify trends, identify workflow optimization opportunities, and utilize adaptive design principles. The Clinical Informatics Specialist is also responsible for education and support of end-users of clinical information systems. Other responsibilities include providing telephone and at the elbow support to end users within the enterprise and also to external customers (remote clinics).

Shift: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

  • Coordinates and provides education for use and functionality of the electronic health record system to new providers, enterprise employees, external users (clinics), patients and families.

  • Adheres to facility training guidelines when providing training.

  • Facilitates communication and ongoing education with end users of the electronic health record system

  • Ensures that electronic health record systems and the documentation contained therein are in compliance with DNV, CMS and other regulatory standards.

  • Facilitates education/in-services related to implementation of changes in clinical information system applications.

  • Conducts audits of electronic health records to ensure documentation standards are being met

  • Applies broad clinical and systems knowledge in practice management, healthcare informatics, and clinical workflows to develop system tools, workflows and reports to optimize system use.

  • Communicates effectively with co-workers and staff.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve documentation in the electronic health record: educates and collaborates with end users to enhance clinical documentation.

  • Utilizes research findings to improve patient outcomes using clinical information system applications.

  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for security and confidentiality of PHI. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of department director.

  • Communicates with other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services.

  • Purposefully conducts all aspects of the job in an ethical manner in support of the enterprise commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity

Minimum Education

· Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Work Experience

· Minimum 2 years experience within healthcare

· Health care informatics experience preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications

· Current Iowa License in clinical profession if applicable

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

· Computer skills

· Analytical, organizational and critical thinking skills

· Knowledge of adult learning principles with experience in teaching individuals and groups

· Above average presentation skills and writing skills

· Strong organizational skills

· Ability to cope effectively with stressful situations and time constraints

· Ability to maintain a positive, professional and helpful manner.

· Self-directed

· Possess high integrity and maintain confidentiality of Protected Health Information (PHI) at all times

· Meeting facilitation/organization

Requisition ID: 2018-44836

Street: 1200 Triview Avenue

Name: 7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes

Name: PACE Administration

Posting Minimum: USD $23.76/Hr.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F 8-4am:30pm

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org