Department Name: H3997:EVPHA Information Technology
UK HealthCare Information Technology Services has Informaticist roles. These roles will be held accountable for establishing strong credibility & collaboration with our physicians, customers, department, leadership, affiliated organizations, all I.T. staff members including these Informatics roles.
This is a highly matrixed organization which requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, ability to lead large multi-disciplinary teams through significant amount of varied work assignments. This position facilitates the continued development of the Electronic Health Record journey leading the optimization and usability of the electronic medical record. This individual will focus on system requirements, strategic planning, workflow analysis, efficiency metrics, usability analysis and system design for optimization and enhanced outcomes.
Primary responsibilities include: Execution of assigned project tasks for departmental and IT Governance approved projects to achieve project milestones. Leads Demand Management Councils and activity. Actively participate in the organizational performance improvement (LEAN) teams, core measure teams, and other enterprise improvement initiatives that identify opportunities hard¬-wiring improvements; ensures system capabilities in support of enterprise standards, evidence based practice, clinical decision support, and achievement of meaningful use; accountable for identification and measurement of key metrics for projects, business plans, regulatory agencies and other identified sources; collaborates with Quality and Safety, Clinical Departments, Finance, and Bioinformatics.
In addition, this position has a critical role in the data standardization and data definitions underlying the EHR.
Qualified candidates must have demonstrated informatics, workflow analysis, and/or benefits realization experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of process, content and relationship management and clinical processes. This individual must be results-oriented with the ability to effectively collaborate with a diverse group of individuals. Must be customer-focused and possess strong functional technical, critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master's degree in the following areas preferred; MSN, MHA, MBA, MHI, Education, Communication, and/or Healthcare. Five years direct patient care, and 2 years of CIS experience also preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.