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Sr. Informatics Specialist

Job Description


Job ID: 1196718
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Perioperative Services team members find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.


Overview


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. Leads 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

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Health Informatics/related
    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