Reports to the Manager of Clinical Education, and as a member of the informatics team, functions as an analyst, designer, and developer, instructor, evaluator, consultant and facilitator in a broad range of activities that lead to development and implementation of program, instruction and practice with emphasis on informatics, the electronic medical record, technology, and professional development. The Clinical Informatics Scholar is responsible for participating in the planning, development, training, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of assigned clinical information systems, functions as a liaison for ongoing support and additional clinical informatics systems as needed, responsible for facilitating communication from the clinical end users across the patient care departments while working collaboratively and directly with the vendors and technical experts. Works in collaboration with facility leadership and Learning Academy to develop annual education plan and competencies. Acts as a catalyst for change and adapts to change in a positive and professional manner. Exemplifies and role models the “Every Patient, Every Time” culture.
Knowledge of nursing theory and practice and nursing informatics principles and concepts at a level normally acquired through completion of a BSN and Master’s Degree in Nursing Informatics, Leadership, Nursing Systems or Nursing Education.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to coordinate nursing information systems and maintenance. This requires the ability to research information, assimilate knowledge and coordinate change.
Possess an excellent understanding of workflows and terminology along with a deep understanding of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and related clinical informatics system capabilities.
Current State of Illinois license as a Registered Nurse required.
Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to develop and present educational programs to all professional staff.
Strong analytical ability necessary to identify and assess the learning needs of staff and develop education programs that meet their needs and perform in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
Must be self-motivated and capable of prioritizing own work load.
Demonstrated knowledge of current education technologies with experience designing and implementing technology rich education with a proficiency in relevant software applications and the ability to teach and support the instruction of informatics programs.
Ability to proofread and check documents for accuracy on a daily basis.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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