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Director Nursing Informatics

Company: Direct Jobs
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Director Nursing Informatics (DNI) provides leadership and direction for clinical informatics projects and initiatives, focusing on nursing in collaboration with the interdisciplinary healthcare team and stakeholders. The DNI is a facilitator for developing and supporting nursing informatics plans, data analysis, the creation and support of best practices, policies and workflows. The DNI facilitates complex nursing/organizational projects and systems that support efficiency and effectiveness for end users with the primary goal of advancing best practices while supporting quality patient outcomes. The DNI serves as a principal nursing informatics advisor to clinicians and as the nursing liaison for the implementation, maintenance and support of the electronic medical record/electronic health record. The DNI serves as the change agent for the redesign of clinical workflows and processes essential for the adoption of new technology; and bridges new care delivery models into clinical practice with the right technology solutions for organizational transformation. The DNI adheres to the ANA Nursing Informatics Scope and Standards of Practice. The DNI is also responsible for the leading and developing a team of nursing informaticists. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Degrees: PHD in Nursing/Informatics or DNP preferred. MSN/Masters in Informatics or Postmasters certificate in Nursing Informatics (if master's degree is not in Nursing) required Bachelors in Nursing Licenses & Certification: Registered Nurse, Nursing Certification in Informatics; Nursing Administrative certification. Must obtain certification within two years if not present on hire. Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program. Epic Certification (preferred) Work Experience: Seven (7) years of Clinical experience with five (5) years Informatics experience preferred. At least 3 years of Epic experience (preferred) Management Experience: Five (5) years in Management/Leadership Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Correspondence, Writing / Reports Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, P.C. Job Attributes Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities : Analytical, Design, Medical Terms Work Schedule: Hybrid Other Requirements: Clinical systems and operations expertise. Subject matter expert for clinical/business workflows and opportunities afforded by information and technology. Facilitation of design/workflow discussions among diverse stakeholders/clinical backgrounds and perspectives around a shared vision for achieving results. Interdisciplinary collaboration to ensure standardization of clinical documentation in the electronic health record. Identification of gaps and opportunities of system mapping between current and future state. Participation in content development, user testing and training to ensure optimal design and implementation success. Builds effective relationships, partnerships, and teams as the primary way of achieving goals and advancing care.

Keywords: Direct Jobs, Houston , Director Nursing Informatics, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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