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Identifies, implements and evaluates information systems and operational processes which support clinical practice and business operations, including process improvement, redesign and project management. Collaborates with stakeholders (facility, regional, and enterprise) in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to processes, policies and information systems. Responsible for determining resource needs (numbers and skills) to achieve operational goals and is responsible for the efficient, effective use of those resources for optimization of the electronic medical record.
**Principal Duties and Accountabilities:**
+ Plans/develops/implements/upgrades/maintains/evaluates health IT solutions. Provides leadership in implementing plan to maintain and revise components of informatics programs, create opportunities for professional development and implement special projects, training programs, etc.
+ Manages a team of informaticists and CI Support RN's according to established plan for optimizing user experience and adoption of workflow in the facility and region. Assists unit managers and directors in successful readiness activities for new technology. Working with professional education, organizes educational training programs to insure the proficiency within clinical service areas, applications are utilized for maximum efficiency, and users are informed of new updates and revisions.
+ Chairs the local facility clinical user group. Collects, coordinates, and manages user issues, and expectations around development, functionality and outcomes. Solicits feedback on development, functionality, upgrades, planned downtime, and application and device performance. Provides direction to clinical informatics staff on the gathering and analysis of data to determine ROI
+ Provides expertise as a change agent and project management expert for new innovation. Uses change management strategies throughout the planning and implementation process to ensure success. Provides leadership to managers and directors during the introduction of new technology and achievement of the desired goals. Responsible for required internal and external communication to meet daily operations and objectives of the department.
**Education and Experience:**
+ Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience in lieu of the degree.
+ Minimum of three (3) years of healthcare experience and minimum of three (3) years of leadership experience.
+ Currently licensed as an RN in the state of CA preferred
+ Experience managing in a union environment preferred
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**Job ID** _2020-129650_
**Employment Type** _Full Time_
**Department** _Clinical Informatics_
**Hours / Pay Period** _80_
**Facility** _Mercy Healthcare Sacramento_
**Standard Hours** _Monday - Friday_
**Work Schedule** _8 Hour_
**Location** _CA-RANCHO CORDOVA_