Providence Clinical Informatics Lab Specialist PSJH *Temporary* in Oregon
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Clinical Informatics Lab Specialist PSJH to any of our locations in WA, OR, CA, TX, AK, or MT. This is a long term temporary position that is expected to last approximately 2 years. The position is eligible for benefits.
We are seeking a Clinical Informatics Lab Specialist to be a subject matter expert that works independently to support laboratory components of the EHR, clinical decision support and laboratory specific information systems associated with laboratory testing. The Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist participates in a collaborative effort with key contributors and other informatics lab specialists, to design and develop effective laboratory workflow, operational processes and system functions to drive optimal outcomes and efficiencies. The Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist supports leadership decision making by data gathering and conducting sophisticated analysis. Implements change to align with patient safety, strategic and regulatory goals and is effective communicator for varying audiences from clinicians to executive leadership and vendors.
The Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist develops and maintains close relationships with key contributors, which include system and operational leadership, front line staff, governance groups, multi-disciplinary staff, and vendors. The Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist collaborates to prioritize demands, set appropriate expectations, establish appropriate metrics and targets, and manage change implementation.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provides technical and application expertise and recommends processes and/or procedures for enhancements, and modifications to improve existing laboratory information systems.
Responds to improvement needs in the functional operation of the laboratory computer systems.
Collaborates and documents system design and workflow processes of system needs for clinical and laboratory management, staff, and providers.
Functions as a liaison between laboratory stakeholders and the system build teams.
Provides technical and application expertise to design, analyze, and optimize clinical and laboratory information systems.
Ensures system design achieves Health System objectives of standardization, integration, and efficiency and supports compliance with policies and procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.
Shares knowledge and expertise with team members.
Works collaboratively with the education team to develop change communication and training materials. Obtains approval where requried.
Performs routine maintenance when appropriate; assists with testing updates and new releases prior to production use.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in informatics, laboratory science, medical technology or related science or equivalent education/experience.
3 years of related experience.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Familiarity with systems and applications.
Training in laboratory informatics/administration or equivalent.
Advanced computer hardware and software expertise.
Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Technician certification upon hire.
Technology related certification/proficiency within 1 year of hire.
Epic Beaker experience
About the department you will serve.
Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence
Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska
Req ID: 290363