Department: Nursing - Clinical Informatics FTE: 1.00 Full Time Shift: Days
Position Summary: In collaboration with Information Technology, the Manager Nursing Informatics will lead the informatics team, define information standards and apply them to the development and execution of technology to advance the efficiency of operations to improve the delivery of health care services. Responsible for the development and measurement of evidence based practice across disciplines, ensuring patient safety and maintaining regulatory compliance. Serves as a liaison across areas, advises leadership, medical staff and clinical departments on and oversees initiatives to promote and implement standards of excellence in the delivery of safe and effective patient care. Collaborates with all entities in the UNMH Health System providing process analysis and making recommendations for improvement. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. No patient care assignment.
Detailed responsibilities: * MANAGEMENT - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise assigned employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives * PROCESS MEASUREMENT - Identify key processes and determines the most effective way of measuring these processes * BENCHMARKS - Provide baseline and benchmark information to identify and prioritize processes for clinical process improvement and disease management * BENCHMARKING - Coordinate Hospitals participation in external benchmarking activities * RESEARCH - Research, coordinate and assist in the development, dissemination and implementation of program initiatives * SYSTEMS - Lead and participate in design and implementation teams for various clinical applications * PLANNING - Develop a plan to address the identified needs together with the leadership of each clinical department and taking into account the broader implications of the clinical system * NEEDS ASSESSMENTS - Conduct needs assessments of clinical areas to determine clinical system training; work in cooperation with Information Systems, clinical department, and vendor staff * COORDINATION - Design and coordinate data collection processes with other departments to provide correct and accurate user reports * COMPLIANCE - Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies governing health care delivery and the rules of accrediting bodies by continually monitoring Hospital operations and programs and physical properties; initiate changes as required * COMMUNICATION - Assist in the definition of data elements, data capture, and reporting for the Nursing Care division * REPORTS - Prepare statistical reports on the program services, revenues, and trends; prepare interval and annual reports * BUDGET - Evaluate the financial impact of equipment purchases, software purchases and training for related projects * TRAINING - Collaborate the Information Technology to facilitate the training goals and to integrate performance issues of all clinical systems with training * TRENDS - Demonstrate current knowledge and remain competitive in new software programs, database design, networking and general industry trends * COMMITTEES - Maintain active membership in pertinent committees and provide support or facilitation for these committees, when necessary * POLICIES - Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures related to excellence initiatives. * BUDGET - Develop and administer the division's annual budget; monitor and approve expenditures
Experience: Essential: 5 years directly related experience
Credentials: Essential: * CPR for Healthcare/BLS Prov or Prof Rescuers w/in 30 days * RN in NM or as allowed by reciprocal agreement by NM Nonessential: * National Certification
Physical Conditions: Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
Working conditions: Essential: * Med Haz: Mod exposure to chemicals/dangerous equip/materials * May perform subordinate tasks in high census/vol * May be required or is required to rotate work shifts * May be required to travel to various work sites