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Senior Clinical Informaticist

Universal Health Services


Location:
KING OF PRSIA, PA
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
227603
Universal Health Services
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Senior Clinical Informaticist

Job Code:  227603
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: KING OF PRUSSIA, PA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: 20-30%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Information Technology
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Hea dquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Clinical Informaticist.

The Senior Clinical Informaticist acts as a key resource for clinical areas representing specific applications throughout the organization Acts as a liaison with facilities and other corporate staff for issues that involve Clinical areas and applications that share functionality. Leads the design, build, testing, support, maintenance and troubleshooting of assigned software applications and systems. Serves as a liaison between customers, Information Services staff and vendors for clinical software support issues.  Provides clinical oversight for the development of healthcare systems, both clinical and business as appropriate.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plans, reviews and oversees implementation of activities, resources and timelines required to complete systems development projects, systems administration, and reporting.
  • Oversees standardization of all new clinical content (new/old)
  • Provides leadership in development, establishing ownership and maintaining work teams.
  • Mentors staff to maintain a high standard of content and consistency while acting as a professional role model.
  • Develops efficient workflow and processing for end users.
  • Acts as IT Clinical management liaison to other IT departments as well as Corporate and Facility leadership and stakeholders.
  • Communicates and provides rationale for decisions to other UHS corporate and facility staff.
  • Identifies educational needs and collaborates with education team to design and implement end user education.
  • Provides mechanisms for soliciting ongoing feedback from users and responds and follows-up with concerns in a timely manner.
  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
  • Plans, facilitates, and evaluates improvements to operational workflow and processes in collaboration with facility clinical leadership.
  • Assures that system content and available education is linked to strategic initiatives.
  • Maximizes effectiveness of applications by understanding available functionality, options and possible alternatives for software in production.
  • Formulates reports, collects and analyzes data to identify trends that improve organizational performance and clinical outcomes.
  • Develops and makes recommendations to modify policies and procedures impacted by information systems.
  • Maintains a current knowledge of trends and issues in healthcare, clinical (nursing) practice, healthcare informatics and Joint Commission standards.
  • Articulates how new technology will impact current processes and procedures for the organization.
 
Requirements

Pos ition Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years successful experience as a systems user representative or analyst.
  • Experience leading projects and directing the efforts of multiple people is preferred.
  • Experience should include 1 year working in a health care environment in a clinical role.
  • Working knowledge of clinical system application design, development, implementation, enhancement, support methods and practices
  • Working knowledge of project management methodology, change control, quality and system performance methods and metrics
  • Working knowledge of clinical practices and workflows performed in a healthcare setting.
  • Ability to work with end users to determine software specifications and process improvement workflows
  • Ability to create system documentation, project documents, education materials, reports and presentations
  • Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills and interpretive abilities
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to act independently and complete projects from beginning to end with minimal supervision
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff on clinical and information technology matters.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to provide clinical review for projects to ensure a high level of usability of system functionality is achieved

Travel Requirements: 5 – 25% domestic US travel (depending on projects).

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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