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Clinical Informaticist

Req #:  117494
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Nursing
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1


Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



Clinical Informatics-Full-time DAYS, Christ Hospital


The ideal candidate is a true team player. Working together harmoniously is a main component of the job. This person must be flexible and a self-starter/learner.  The ideal candidate does not need to have CI experience but they should have been a superuser for implementations at their site and comfortable with using technology. They must be comfortable teaching one on one and in a group setting.Fitting in as part of the team is very important. BSN required.



Top selling points:

  • use your nursing knowledge while integrating technology into practice.
  • Work with a strong fun team to enhance your skills and knowledge in Clinical Informatics
  • We like to laugh as hard as we work.
  • Most holidays and weekends off with the exception of upgrades and implemtnations




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.

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.

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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