Clinical Informatics Specialist

Atlanta, GA 30322

Posted: 03/26/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Profession: IT Clinical Analyst Job Number: 72436 Specialty: Epic

Job Description

Clinical Informatics Specialist
The Clinical Informatics Specialist will independently champion and provide guidance for the on-going development, advancement and optimization of clinical systems and technology that impact patient care and business operations throughout the system.
The Clinical Informatics Specialist is knowledgeable about the clinical processes, relevant regulatory mandates, and principles of quality/safety improvement in their clinical area of focus. At this level, the Specialist is not only an expert in core technologies within their area of focus but also knowledgeable about workflows and applications that support core focus area.
Salary: $41.16/hr - $74.52/hr
The grade and salary of the position are based on specific criteria met within the qualifications of each level, relevant experience, skills, performance and internal equity.
EPIC Inpatient or Beacon experience preferred
  • Lead clinical informatics projects to ensure they are planned and implemented using evidence-based practices for planning, understanding, guiding and delivering responsible and efficient patient care.
  • Serves as an Informatics leader that bridges the gap between people, processes, clinical knowledge and technology.
  • Document specifications that will translate into development of tools, reports, and systems that support organizational business needs.
  • Utilize the SBAR process to plan recommendations for informatics solutions.
  • Ensures workflows/process is current with regulatory agencies and best practice standards.
  • Identifies changes to system to comply with policies and procedures in the most efficient manner.
  • Utilize data to drive process, workflow and behavior change as it relates to appropriate and efficient use of electronic medical records (EMR) and other clinical technology.
  • Serves as a resource to end users for information systems and technology; effectively communicate system changes, workflow process changes, downtime procedures, etc.
  • Participates in the production and distribution of communications related to technology through active internal networking, clinical liaison role, newsletters, announcements and other technology-based mechanisms to health professionals.
  • Routinely conduct intentional rounding in patient care areas to gain overall knowledge of facility specific workflow, patient throughput, and challenges with technology solutions.
  • Monitors outcome and evaluates user adoption of current and newly implemented information technology and functionality.

  • Post-graduate degree in Nursing Informatics, Health Informatics, or related fields. In lieu of post-graduate degree in Informatics, clinical background, post-graduate degree, and 1 year of Informatics experience is sufficient.
  • Four years of Clinical/Nursing/Health Informatics experience required with direct experience in Epic application(s) preferred.
  • Completion of EPIC Clinical Content Builder series of classes and certification or badges related to workflows and applications that support their core area of focus within first 12 months or longer with approval from Sr. Manager.
  • Professional Informatics certification (ANCC, AMIA 10x10, etc) required within 12 months of hire if Masters degree is not in Informatics.
Benefits & Perks:
  • Weekly direct deposit.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) with company matching.
  • Paid liability & workers’ comp coverage.
  • Flexible scheduling options.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Personalized 1:1 career support before, during, & and after assignments.

  • About Us:
    With over 30 years of healthcare staffing experience, GHR Healthcare is your trusted partner in finding the perfect contract or permanent role in the healthcare industry. Our specialized teams have placed thousands of healthcare professionals nationwide. You will have a dedicated recruiter, providing access to new opportunities and guidance every step of the way. Whatever your career goals, GHR Healthcare is here to support you and find your perfect fit. Get to know us:
    We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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