BJC Careers

HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS SPECIALIST with ACCESS and EXCEL

Saint Louis, MO
Information Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1164761
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.

Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care. 

Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.

The Quality and Service Excellence Department promotes the vision of Christian Hospital. The scope of clinical quality includes, but is not limited to, on-going assessment of data to improve internal processes to enhance the quality of care provided to our patients, as a facility and from individual departmental levels. This assessment measures important hospital and departmental dimensions of performance as outlined by The Joint Commission (TJC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Service Excellence promotes a culture based around customer support in an efficient, excellent, equitable and empowering manner. The Best-In-Class Scorecard, Emerging Trends Report Card, ORYX data reported through Quality Works and BJC Scores are the tools used to report quality and service measures.


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Role Purpose

Considered to be the subject matter expert with broad knowledge of all areas of biomedical informatics and applies this expertise to complex project and strategic initiatives. Oversees the design and application of established methods and processes to assist users with the generation, storage, retrieval, use and sharing of biomedical information and knowledge. This role bridges the gap between business users, clinicians, scientists and IT personnel. This includes but is not limited to implementation of vended systems and development of new systems for operations and research.


Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates expertise in design and application of theories, methods and processes for the generation, storage, retrieval, use and sharing of biomedical information and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates expertise in computing, communication and information sciences technology application in biomedicine.
  • Demonstrates expertise in standards and best practices in the implementation and deployment of technical solutions.
  • Demonstrates expertise in standards and best practices in the evaluation of technical solutions.
  • Leads or is considered the subject matter expert for a breadth of complex projects and strategic initiatives, including translating national standards and initiatives into strategic direction for the department. Projects will include study design, healthcare vocabularies, decision support research, healthcare data exchange standard, clinical workflow as it relates to technology.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Health Informatics/related

    Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Preferred Requirements

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Health Informatics/related

    Office/Computer Skills

  • Microsoft Access - 3 years or more
  • Microsoft Excel - 3 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer