Clinical Informatics Specialist

Job description

Moab Regional Hospital is seeking a Clinical Informaticist to join our hospital team.

This role is designed for a person who is highly comfortable with the technology of all types particularly with electronic medical records (EMR) and has a passion for ensuring quality patient care through improved technological functionality. This role will be responsible to provide EMR training to new hires and ongoing training to clinical and non-clinical staff as well as providers. MRH uses several EMRs and clinical information systems (CISs). This position will be expected to learn the ins and outs of these systems and become a “superuser” so he/she/they can provide support to staff and providers through configuration and troubleshooting.

In addition, the Clinical Informaticist will be instrumental in the design and implementation of MRH’s next EMR. Expected design, understanding of workflows, and prototyping of the new EMR will commence in late 2021 and will continue throughout 2022. Deployment of the new EMR is expected sometime in late 2022 through 2023. Further, Clinical Informatics will work with the MRH financial teams to improve the hospital’s revenue cycle process.

This is a full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position. The schedule is generally Monday-Friday, 8:00 am -5:00 pm; some flexibility is needed to work an occasional evening, early morning, and/or weekend, depending on departmental needs.

What makes Moab Regional Hospital a great place to work?

  • Year-Round Employment
  • Predictable Schedules
  • Collaborative and Supportive Workplace
  • Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Full benefits: Insurance, Retirement, Ongoing Education, and more

Our people make the difference. We promote from within and support our staff as they build careers in healthcare and related fields. Our administration, medical staff, and non-clinical staff work closely together to foster a fast-paced work environment and a positive work-life balance. With reliable schedules and year-round employment, you can enjoy steady work and still have time to enjoy all that the Moab area has to offer.

Job requirements

  • Must be comfortable working with Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to float in nursing departments to learn the patient flow and technological needs, required.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive and effective workplace relationships, required.
  • Ability to work comfortably with staff in small group settings or on a one-on-one basis.
  • Prior experience and a high level of comfort with electronic health records, required.
  • Prior experience developing and/or providing in-service experiences, preferred.
  • Prior experience as an educator and as a change management advocate, preferred.
  • Must be reliable and timely with work schedule.
  • Must have schedule flexibility to work on occasional weekends, nights, and/or holidays.
  • Great customer service and communication skills (including oral, written, and listening skills).
  • Able to receive and manage sensitive information professionally and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Able to handle stressful situations calmly and professionally; emotionally mature.
  • Reliable and timely with work schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Moab Regional Hospital is proud to be a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE.