Mount Sinai Careers

Clinical Informaticist

New York, New York
Nursing


Job Description

Provides enterprise or departmental information systems support to Health System clinicians in support of clinical systems (EMR, Pharmacy, Nursing, etc.) as assigned.  Evaluates, plans, organizes and integrates information, computer and clinical sciences to optimize acquisition, storage, retrieval, management and communication of related clinical data, information and knowledge.  Assesses workflow related processes and requirements and facilitates system enhancements and modification to meet clinician requirements.  Recommends and implements approved system improvements.  Collaborates with management and clinicians in designing, implementing, and maintaining clinical applications (i.e. EMR, medication management systems, etc.).  Assists in the development of design specifications in support of new or modified clinical applications.  Documents current processes to establish a baseline for developmental improvements of future workflows and recommends and assists with implementing new and improved processes and workflows.  Acts as liaison and represents the system users/customers in all project initiatives.  Performs post-implementation monitoring of adoption and use.  Participates in interdisciplinary and process improvement teams to identify potential uses of the information systems and potential improvements in current use of systems.  Educates clinical and support staff to optimize information system/applications and maintain integrity.  Supports clinical staff to use technology in a manner which promotes patient safety, confidentiality, and efficiency.  Coordinates data reporting and performs analysis necessary to support patient/clinical records. Performance improvement and departmental decision-making.  Acts as liaison to clinically related committees (i.e. Nursing Institute, Institute for Clinical Excellence, P and T Committee, etc.) and staff to coordinate and communicate CIS projects and outcomes measurement.  Facilitates ongoing enterprise CIS design and implementation associated with assigned clinical discipline policies and practices and QM standards.  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Pharmacy, Healthcare Management, Allied Health, Information Systems or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.  Current licensure as appropriate (RN, Respiratory Therapy, Pharmacy, or other related clinical license) required.  Advanced clinical licensure (PA, NP) preferred.  Minimum of five years directly related clinical experience, healthcare informatics or healthcare operations, including leadership, and/or education required.  Current clinical practice, healthcare operations expertise and a strong customer service focus with ability to develop effective working relationships required.  Current knowledge of clinical practices and related information systems and computer applications required.  Maintains current knowledge of trends and advances in assigned clinical discipline and healthcare informatics as well as new developments in hardware and software technology.  Demonstrates initiative, problem identification, resolution and analytical skills are essential, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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