BJC Careers

Clinical & Informatics Educator for Home Health/Hospice

Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1172647
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC Home Care Services offers patients and their families a complete range of home care services, including skilled nursing services, adult and pediatric hospice and supportive care, rehabilitation therapy, home infusion therapy, infusion treatment rooms, home medical equipment and high-tech respiratory care. Specialty home care programs also are available, including adult and pediatric asthma, cardiac, diabetes, orthopedic and wound care programs as well as the Lifeline emergency response system. BJC Home Care Services provides care to thousands of patients in both Missouri and Illinois. Serving more than 25 counties, it has become the largest home care network in the region and one of the largest in the country.

The Metro St. Louis Intermittent Home Care Department of BJC Home Care Services provides home visits to patients in the metropolitan St. Louis area and several nearby counties, with 24 hour on-call home care nursing supervision. Our JCAHO accredited, multi-disciplinary approach combines leading edge technology with a firm belief in the powerful recuperative advantages of receiving home care.


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Role Purpose

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, assists in the design, testing, training, implementation and support of clinical systems for assigned sites(s), ensuring that clinical processes are accurately reflected and supported. Functions as the informatics coordinator of value realization programs and other regulatory and quality initiatives. Performs analysis of current processes and new/existing technologies in order to assist in the management and processing of data information and knowledge to support clinical practice and the delivery of patient care. This position applies knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of healthcare systems


Responsibilities

  • Education - Acts as the “Subject Matter Expert” responsible for providing insight into department operational and clinical processes and uses clinical process knowledge to integrate application use into those clinical processes. - Educates all levels of staff throughout the agency, including clinical orientation and competency assessment. - Provide professional development to nursing staff, other clinical staff as well as students, interns, residents for clinical rotation programs - Performs annual educational needs assessment; evaluates education programs, projects and plans future organizational education needs. - Assists in the development and revisions of on-line annual education. - Responsible for the new employee clinical orientation program, and initial/annual clinical competencies for nursing staff within a clinical skills lab environment.
  • Informatics - Provides software updates to staff at team meetings. - Provides instruction for all new PC or laptop users in home health and hospice. - Tests and troubleshoots new/updated software. - Develops, plans, and provides training for all staff levels in various aspects of software - Demonstrates expertise in standards and best practices in the evaluation of technical solutions.
  • Collaboration - Collaborates with clinicians and organizational leaders to identify data/information reporting needs, collects and analyzes data and identifies trends to improve organizational performance and clinical outcomes. - Collaborates with staff and representatives of other organizations to develop, present and/or evaluate clinically focused training, continuing education and/or professional development opportunities.
  • Performance Improvement - Assists in problem solving, promotes the implementation of the health care system applications and quality improvement assessments and projects.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RN OR PT OR OT OR SLP

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • End of Life Care - 1 year or more
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    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • 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