The hospital Clinical Informatics Director (CID) will direct the implementation and optimization of clinical applications, projects and initiatives that support providers and clinicians in providing quality patient care in the most efficient manner using technology. The CID will combine their clinical knowledge and informatics expertise to promote the adoption and optimization of the electronic medical record (EMR). The CID will operationalize informatics that support policy, procedure and clinical standards. The CID is the subject matter expert for the EMR and will be responsible for select participation on work teams to design, build and test changes to the EMR.
Directs daily operation of the CI department. Establishes and enforces policies, procedures, standards and objectives.
Directs and supervises staff to include hire, evaluation, disciplinary action and/or termination.
Provides for the on-going effective operation of CI department and leadership to support the organization's mission, vision, goal and objectives.
The CID is responsible for communicating EMR changes to physicians, customizing content to support clinical workflow and educating nursing and department leaders on EMR changes.
The CID will regularly perform hospital rounds to provide informatics service and support to physicians and clinicians.
The CID is the primary point of contact for EMR issue escalation and resolution improving the customer experience.
The CID will align with information systems (IS) and clinical operations to operationalize changes that improve clinical workflow associated with the EMR.
The CID will collaborate with the MDI, nursing and key department leaders to promote the adoption of clinical applications and meet clinical and IS performance metrics through the effective use of data and reporting.
The CID has a direct report to the hospital CNO and a dotted line report to the MCID.
The CID is accountable for ensuring the hospital Medical Informatics Specialist or Clinical Informatics Specialist is performing job duties as assigned.
The CID collaborates with the MDI to improve physician and clinician satisfaction with the EMR, promote "voice of the customer" and improve IS service and support.
Required: Bachelor degree in Nursing. Exceptions to education requirements may be approved by Regional Clinical Informatics Director.
Required: 5 years of experience in clinical nursing, with 2 years of experience in Clinical Informatics.
Required: Current RN license. Preferred: Certification in Nursing Informatics with ANCC.
Lift/position up to 25 lbs. Push/pull up to 25 lbs. of force.
Frequent sitting. Moderate standing, walking, reaching, stooping, and bending.
Manual dexterity, mobility, touch, auditory to perform all the related duties of the job.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105019247
About Baptist Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.