Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN INFORMATICS SPEC 4
Department:
Quality & Patient Safety
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Towne Centre Drive
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110644 Clinical Informatics Spec, Quality & Pt Safety

Initial Review Date: Mon 9/13/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/05/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

The description and qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 8/13/2021.

DESCRIPTION

Clinical Informatics Specialist involves the development and implementation of the organization's information systems and tools that are applied to clinical information. Works closely with clinicians across all hospital/healthcare departments to optimize effective use of systems. Coordinates analytical support for health management, including profiling, health economics, and business analytics/performance metrics. Defines systems and applications to support various functions. Applies advanced professional clinical informatics concepts and extensive knowledge of industry practices to projects of all levels of scope and complexity.

Works with business, technical, and clinical personnel to independently develop and implement complex clinical informatics solutions and to create integrated architecture to ensure optimal use of tools and components. Collaborates closely with business operations, healthcare clinicians, and IT applications and technical teams to translate operations workflow and patient experience objectives into technical requirements. Works on and may lead project teams that include business and clinical staff to improve clinical informatics planning and systems and to develop metrics and analytics that support health management in making decisions for upgrades and modifications that are cost-effective, scalable, and meet present and future needs.

Advanced skills in performing quality assurance testing of complex scope, runs SQL (Structured Query Language) queries for enhanced medical data access, and writes and maintains appropriate documentation of design and deployment processes, workflows, and results. As necessary, provides support, troubleshooting, problem solving, and instruction for clinical informatics users and participates in curriculum development for user training. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in health care information technology, computer science, or related area; plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Professional level experience working with clinical information systems and developing reports.

  • Professional level experience and proven success performing clinical workflows, user interface optimization, clinical decision support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical ontologies and adoption of technology.

  • Advanced level capabilities with MS Access and MSSQL server and related technologies.

  • Knowledge and advanced level experience working with Transact SQL, Crystal Reports 11, OLAP structures and/or other related technologies.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of database management technologies.

  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of all MS office products.

  • Strong project management skills. Ability to work in a group setting and lead projects.

  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills, presentation and report writing.

  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects independently, setting priorities to meet deadlines.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge, experience, and/or certification working with Epic data and Epic Clarity.
  • Advanced level experience with database management and various third-party report building tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports, Cognos, SAS, and others.
  • Knowledge and advanced level experience working with Transact SQL, and data visualization tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports 11, OLAP structures and/or other related technologies.
  • Experience in a large, complex healthcare environment.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Will be required to be certified in assigned EMR vendor's product/module within the first six months of employment. Must satisfy all vendor testing requirements the first time upon attending a vendor's training.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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