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Title:  Clinical Informaticist

Req #:  206744
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Information Systems
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

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.


  • 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.


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.

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.