Baylor Scott & White Health Clinical Informaticist Nurse-Baylor University Medical Center Dallas in Dallas, Texas

The Clinical Informaticist Nurse integrates clinical practice, information, and knowledge, with the management of information and communication technologies to promote the health of people, families, and communities. The Clinical Informaticist is responsible to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with administration, clinical departments and associates, information services, and other disciplines to enhance their workflow methodology and tools. The Clinical Informaticist will maintain an end-user centric focus during all aspects of the clinical information system/technology lifecycle to enhance technology adoption and efficiencies to improve patient safety. Supports and facilitates the Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) vision and strategic goals. The essential duties of the Clinical Informaticist Nurse include the following:

  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate clinicians (clinicians and providers) for maximization, efficient, and effective use of clinical information systems/technology as it relates to patient care, user satisfaction, clinical productivity and quality outcomes.

  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities with workflow processes and clinical information systems/technology as it relates to the practice of clinicians/providers.

  • Provides on-going end user (clinicians/providers) clinical information system/technology education and support, with all upgrades, new releases and enhanced functionality using critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.

  • Facilitates and supports a robust super user program, clinical champion(s), and/or clinical informatics council at assigned site.

  • Responsible for daily rounding in all inpatient/outpatient areas and be readily available as a key resource for the clinical (clinicians/providers) end user regarding education, support, training, policies and procedures.

  • Utilizes data to drive process, workflow and behavior change with clinical end-users (clinicians/providers) as it relates to appropriate and most efficient use of the EMR and other clinical technology.

  • Collaborates with IT and other departments in testing and end user validation of technology issues, new functionality, and system design sessions.

  • Knowledge of clinical practice issues and assists site to be compliant with current standards/competencies and regulatory bodies.

  • Maintains up to date knowledge of clinical information systems/technology through available vendor resources, email list-serves, conferences, and onsite education

    The ideal Clinical Informaticist Nurse candidate will have the ability to work independently, and manage multiple projects, with strong prioritizing skills.

  • Location/Facility - Baylor University Medical Center, EHR Education Center, Dallas For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

  • Specialty/Department/Practice - Nursing/Informatics

  • Shift/Schedule - Full-time, days

  • Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level. Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing required

  • Minimum of 3 years of Informatics experience required

  • Registered Nurse (RN) license in Texas required

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.