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HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, one of the
nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is comprised of
locally-managed facilities that include more than 250 hospitals and
freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom, employing approximately
230,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care
delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities resulting in more
than 26M patient encounters each year. HCA is committed to the care and
improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective
healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by
our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly
improve the care we provide by implementing measures that support our
caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible
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quality measuresMUST BE AN RN (REGISTERED NURSE) TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION!Summary of Duties The Clinical Informaticist is accountable for driving successful adoption and clinical process optimization of clinical information systems. This is done through the application Clinical Adoption Methodology, incorporating best practice and evidence-based knowledge. Utilizes the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to determine clinical functions that are suitable for computer application and to ensure the information systems are consistent with professional standards of clinical practice. Acts on behalf of the Director of Applications in absence of said director.
Duties Include But Are Not Limited To Facilitates knowledge of current state, desired state, and gap analysis of core clinical processes that are enabled by clinical information technology, being mindful of operational requirements/ constraints and conflicts. Works collaboratively with QA to evaluate outcomes, and opportunities for improvement.
Maintains a trusting and effective relationship with all customers. Assists clinical managers in identifying information systems needs and project management related to information systems.
Maintains membership or consultation to appropriate committees, work groups or task forces as needed to facilitate the ongoing process of the design, implementation, and revision of the automated and manual components of the clinical information system. Conducts meetings and presentations, effectively and professionally.
Maintains a current knowledge of a) trends and issues in health care, nursing practice, healthcare informatics, regulatory/accreditation requirements; b) organizational policies and procedures related to clinical practice and the legal implications of the clinical information system; c) structure and hierarchy of the organization.
Functionality expertise for clinical applications supporting core patient care processes and their relationship to other organizational information systems.
Works closely with counterparts in appropriate user organizations to ensure consistent and effective use of technology resources and optimization of installed applications and sustainability.
Adheres to Code of Conduct and Mission & Value Statement. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or the Code of Conduct itself. Maintains confidentiality, promotes system security to promote compliance.
As facility-care-area based position must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules; must use appropriate safety equipment and procedures at all times; must immediately report all unsafe conditions to supervisors; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools or materials encompassed by job duties; and must check with supervisors (prior to job performance) if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function.
Participate in special projects as needed and performs other duties as assigned.
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