RN - Sr Nursing Informatics Specialist - Multiple Campus locations
Company: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Job Description: In collaboration with Nursing Service, Information
Services, and department-based information resources, participates
in all aspects of information technologies, methodologies, and
processes in support of the mission of Nursing Service for UTMB
Health Systems, including but not limited to analysis, design,
implementation, education, and support.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Analyzes complex clinical operations and structure processes to
facilitate decision-making regarding clinical information
- Participates in system analysis and research related to current
and proposed clinical information systems.
- Participates in the planning, development, implementation,
upgrading, maintenance, and evaluation of clinical information
systems. Activities may include data collection, the cataloging of
gathered information, documentation of processes, and communication
with members of IS and clinical services.
- Accurately and promptly analyzes the impact of information
technology in clinical work processes. Communicates issues and
topics with team members, nursing leadership, and IS
- Participates in interdisciplinary and process improvement teams
to identify potential future uses of the information systems and
potential improvements in the current use of the systems. Serves as
a nursing informatics resource to individuals and teams throughout
- Coordinates and facilitates on-going information system
evaluation, including user accuracy, data integrity, and system
- Develops and implements action plans as needed to support user
accuracy, data integrity, and system reliability.
- Participates in post-implementation change evaluation and
supports users in maintaining changed processes.
- Designs processes and plans for measurement and evaluation of
system installation, routine utilization, and/or enhancements.
- Participates in efforts toward maintaining components of the
information systems, including revisions, testing system changes,
and integration of changes into the operational environment.
- Participates in appropriate committees, workgroups, or task
forces as needed to facilitate the ongoing process of the design,
implementation, and revision of automated and manual components of
the clinical information systems.
- Evaluates the impact the information systems have on daily user
workflow and coordinates work with users and Information Services
to resolve conflicts between workflow and the information
- Maintains open communication among clinical user groups to
identify issues or problem areas and facilitates resolutions in a
timely manner. Coordinates and provides for communication among
users, IS, nursing, and other clinical services.
- Develops, documents, and leads processes for multi-disciplinary
end-user input regarding clinical systems and processes.
- Maintains current knowledge of trends and advances in the
fields of Nursing and Healthcare Informatics as well as new
developments in hardware and software technology, operating
systems, applications, operational analysis, and protocols. ---
Maintains current knowledge of nursing practices, regulatory
standards, organizational policies and procedures related to
clinical practice, legal implications of the clinical information
system, and organizational direction in order to support users and
process teamsMinimum Qulaification: RN with Bachelor's degree in
Nursing and six years acute or ambulatory clinical experience
within the recent past (two years). Current license to practice
professional nursing in Texas. Certification in nursing informatics
or clinical specialty required
Additional Requirement Travel is required: The scope of this
position is to oversee the Angleton, League City, and Clear Lake
Campus perioperative areas.
Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal
opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion,
age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran
status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by
federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by
law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative
action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans
and individuals with disabilities.
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