SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director, Clinical Informatics, the Manager, Clinical Informatics is accountable for the clinical and operational functions regarding people, systems, and processes supporting optimal use of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team and other stakeholders across the organizational continuum to help identify and develop informatics solutions improving patient/family-centered service and care delivery. As an advocate of the healthcare team, coordinates and facilitates to help enhance the work and effect change supporting the organization's mission and goal. This role integrates nursing science and information technology to manage and communicate data, information, and knowledge of clinical practice. This role provides clinical informatics expertise as a member of the Nursing Governance structure facilitating and coordinating the development and ongoing optimization of documentation projects and related quality and patient-safety initiatives. Is responsible for determining staffing resource allocation and associated staff development and performance management. Additionally, is responsible for the development and administration of department and organization-wide policies and procedures. This role ensures consistent project management methodologies and documentation standards are utilized to support organizational needs and effective change management.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Pharmacy or other related field with a Master's Degree in nursing informatics, or related healthcare, IT or business administration, i.e. PharmD, MBA preferred. A valid CA RN license, Pharmacy or other clinical licensure is required. Three (3) years progressively responsible management/leadership experience is required. Experience in clinical information systems evaluation, development, and implementation. Epic experience is required.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, exempt level position.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.