Transform Service Organization
POSITION SUMMARY: This key role will advocate on behalf of the clinical professional in the design, development and adoption of TransForm’s Health Information System program strategies. Responsibilities include continuous improvement and advancements in the adoption of electronic health records throughout Erie St. Clair region. The Clinical Informatics Specialist role will bridge health care professionals practicing in clinical areas with information services by translating user and patient needs related to clinical information systems. Clinical practices will be utilized to determine clinical functions suitable for computer application; ensuring information technology is consistent with professional clinical practice standards. WHAT YOU’LL DO: Liaison between the hospital clinicians/leaders, TransForm’s information services professionals and relevant project team members; fostering collaboration and shared direction. Ensure leadership and expertise drives all aspects of different health information technology platforms and its application in practice. Document workflows to support project activities including mapping models, which will help, facilitate design, build & testing to achieve process improvements and gains in adoption. Develop, implement or evaluate health information technology applications, tools, processes or structures that will drive health informatics best practices for clinicians and other providers. Support the new application of technology, streamline, improve workflow, and create evidence- based practices that will ultimately increase patient safety. Engage and manage the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, evaluation and support of adopted patient care technologies. Support the maintenance of the Cerner application in both implementing optimization changes, building, testing, maintaining data tables, updating and maintain workflows as needed. Support the adoption and standardization of clinical systems through education and training, workflow\process analysis, quality outcomes, and providing support in accordance with regional strategies and organizational goals. MUST- HAVES: Three (3) year university degree or college diploma in healthcare related discipline (Health Information Management, Health Informatics, etc.) Minimum of four to six (4-6) years of hospital experience with direct patient care in a team environment. Plus two to four (2-4) years’ experience working on clinical systems implementations or health transformation projects, preferred experience in formal clinical informatics. Company: TransForm Shared Service Organization Location: Windsor, ON Posting Period: January 13, 2022 until position is filled. Employment Type: Temporary, Full-Time until March 1, 2023 Benefits: Vacation and more. Visit our website for more details Scope: Internal & External Conditions: Current business reference checks, vulnerable sector police clearance, and immunization medical clearance 2 Advanced computer skills (MS Office applications, navigate and understanding of IT concepts) Strong ability to develop detailed clinical or technical documentation, training aides and how-to documents, and track work activities or issues. Strong time management and analytical skills. Knowledge of and experience in redesigning clinical processes to improve clinical practice, efficiency and patient care, preferably in conjunction with the implementation of a Health Information System. WE VALUE: Preferred registered Regulated Health Professional (in good standing). Preference for individuals with direct experience in build, test, maintenance of one or more modalities within Cerner Millennium. Knowledge of and experience in developing, implementing and revising policies, analyzing workflows and making departmental or system wide improvements in practices using lean methodologies. Critical and strategic thinking abilities to work with complex systems, bridging community issues and regional and provincial activities. Experience in project management and change management in a clinical setting Experience with lean methodologies/principles. OTHER CONDITIONS: Minimal exposure to disagreeable conditions typical of an office position: exposed to stress and pressure associated with multiple priorities and deadlines. Must be able to travel within the Southwestern Ontario area, when required. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, when required. ABOUT US: TransForm Shared Service Organization, a non-profit, unique, innovative, results-driven organization founded by hospitals in the Erie St. Clair region. Our services include information technology and information management support, sourcing and contract management, purchasing and logistics services, as well as project management. Our Mission is to deliver exceptional service and create new innovative ways to support the health system by enhancing value and improving patient outcomes. If you are service oriented, dedicated to exceeding performance expectations and interested in reaching your full potential, TransForm is for you! We welcome and appreciate your interest in our organization. Want to know more about TransForm? TEAM BEHAVIOURS: HOW TO APPLY: Please email a copy of your cover letter and resume to HR@transformsso.ca. Reference the job and where you found the job posting in the subject line of the email. Collaboration Accountability Teamwork Respect 3 TransForm is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain employees. Upon request, accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. By applying to this position, you are confirming you possess a Canadian citizenship or a permanent resident status or work permit. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. TransForm is currently not accepting applications or solicitation from recruitment agencies. Thank you for your cooperation. STAY CONNECTED TO US: Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Indeed and Twitter for the latest job postings and news!