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Clinical Informaticist

Req #:  154443
Facility:  Support Centers
Department:  HIM/Medical Records
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

CLINICAL INFORMATICS SPECIALIST

Oak Brook, IL

Full-time (40 hours per week)

EXEMPT -Benefit Eligible

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

OUR PURPOSE:  We Help People Live Well OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.
  • Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

 

Position Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in nursing or other related clinical field, or computer science plus
3 years clinical experience plus
3 years clinical information system or related experience.
Broad based knowledge and competency in both hardware and software applications and systems in clinical department and/or integrated delivery system environment.
Strong presentation skills are required. R.N. licensure Travel between all AHC sites is a requirement of the job, as well as out~of~town travel as required.
Flexibility with scheduling, including off shifts and weekends is required.
On call support as needed during IT implementations etc.
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Purpose:
The Clinical Informaticist integrates clinical practice with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in clinical practice. The Clinical Informaticist is responsible to work collaboratively and communicate effectively to enhance workflow methodologies and tools. Maintains an evidence based practice focus during all aspects of the clinical information system lifecycle including: selection, analysis, design, build, testing, documentation, education, implementation and support activities to enhance technology adoption and efficiencies to improve patient safety, financial, and quality outcomes. Supports and facilitates the AHC Clinical Informatics Department vision and strategic goals.

Accountabilities:
Site Accountabilites
System Accountabilites
Build professional skills by maintaining awareness of health care envirnoment, clinical information systems technology, evidence~based practice, leadership and informatics industry trends and AHC standards.

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago