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Clinical Informaticist Sr

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Job ID 1205 Date posted 01/10/2019 Schedule Full-Time Shift Regular Hours Full-Time Department IM-Clinical

Rady Children's will consider sponsoring qualified foreign Clinical Informaticists.


The Sr. Clinical Informaticist is a critical link between the Clinical Information Systems department and medical and revenue cycle professionals. They are an advocate for the clinician and business leaders, translating clinical and business standards and requirements into technical specifications for the EHR. The Sr. Clinical Informaticist provides expertise and support to highly visible, sensitive, and multi-faceted initiatives. They are responsible for the successful turnover of projects and requests to production. The Sr. Clinical Informaticist works alongside the Clinical Informaticist providing technical oversight and experience on software design and analysis, application and system installation and implementation, and system scope and design objectives.The Sr. Clinical Informaticist supports the overall business by directing, managing, contributing and providing technical mentorship to the Clinical Informaticist, and assists in areas of research and analysis, monitoring and compilation of assigned deliverables, workflow analysis and documentation, and detailed specifications from which vendor systems will be programmed/configured. The Sr. Clinical Informaticist responsibilities include duties related to high level project analysis and planning, medium to large project management (which may include design, analysis and implementation), along with supporting the overall business / project plan by identifying and providing deliverables as a senior team member to meet project / team performance and outcomes relative to established goals / measurements.


Bachelor's degree (Note: 7 years of Clinical System Development, Support and Maintenance Experience is required in lieu of no Bachelor's Degree)

5 years of experience

Demonstrated facilitation skills to lead meetings, teams and projects crossing multiple departments and/or divisions

Demonstrated customer service focus, ability to self-motivate, self-direct and balance competing priorities

Demonstrated competency in critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills

Understand fundamentals of project management, SLDC, ITSM, and ITIL process methodologies with demonstrated ability to act as a lead for an implementation team or project

Understanding of health care patient administration, clinical and business systems and must have installed a minimum of two computer-based hospital systems and actively performed the following: process and workflow analysis, systems/applications analysis, project lifecycle implementation with in-depth experience and training in a minimum of four discreet major projects

Implementation and upgrade experience with previous integrated Healthcare Information Systems with emphasis on EMR applications/systems (Epic, Meditech, Cerner, etc)

Must possess skills and experience in oral and written communications. This is applicable to analysis, documentation, project management/request deliverables and documentation, application/systems specifications, project preparation, risk identification and escalation. Ability to present to a broad

spectrum of individuals and groups including senior management, physicians and health care professionals

Demonstrated ability to write test scripts, document expected outcomes, and execute scripts to validate build

Demonstrated ability to perform in a matrixed team environment, utilize effective team relationship skills, and interact at all levels of the organization

Demonstrated level of integrity and trust, capable of maintaining confidential information

Knowledge in fundamentals of hospital organization, management techniques, Joint Commission, HIPAA, and Title 22 requirements

Demonstrated ability to interpret complex regulatory requirements


Master’s Degree

10+ years of experience

California RN License

Respiratory Therapist

Experience of 5 years as a clinician or practicing clinician in a patient care setting (preferably acute) within the past 10 years

Previous experience in a senior or leadership role in an enterprise-wide system implementation

Healthcare Experience

Prior Personnel or Project Leadership/Management experience

Demonstrated experience as major participant in a clinical system implementation


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