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Informatics Advisor

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  94004

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring an Informatics Advisor  to join our permanent team! The Informatics Advisor, analyzes, advises, and mentors staff on technical solutions as they apply to clinical applications. Reviews and provides advice on application requirements, builds, architectures, and designs. Develops, amends, and optimizes application solutions. Assists with projects and initiatives where technical complexity is great or no clear business partnership exists. Provides innovative solutions for workflow and integration challenges.  

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in a clinical field

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Georgia license in a clinical field, e.g., Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact, Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP), Medical Technologist (MT), or Dietitian/Nutritionist

EXPERIENCE*

  • Five years of experience in major system design and implementation or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years of experience in a clinical setting
  • Experience in and in-depth knowledge of team-specific applications and technologies (product certifications where applicable)
  • For Epic team, experience in and broad knowledge of multiple Epic modules and their interaction and expert knowledge of team-specific modules with appropriate certifications/proficiencies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in project management or leadership
  • Experience in pediatrics

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Working understanding of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta core systems and roles they play, including data flow and basic architecture and integration strategies
  • Ability to lead projects from inception to completion
  • Proven strong oral and written communication skills with diverse technical and non-technical populations
  • Proven organizational, problem-solving, analytical, and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines
  • Creative problem-solver with strong focus on achieving objectives within prescribed timelines while maintaining quality standards and organization requirements
  • Flexibility to manage multiple initiatives and shift priorities based on business needs
  • Ability to perform job duties independently with minimal supervision

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Acts as liaison between and across applications analyst teams and technical teams (e.g., vendors, infrastructure, security, and field services) and participates in cross-team assessment of new projects and needs.
  2. Advocates for end users and business partners, provides technical consulting and support to operational owners and leaders, facilitates business partnerships with Information Systems & Technology, and advises cross-department committees and initiatives. 
  3. Communicates with and educates business partner teams with information regarding applications, projects, policies, and initiatives, with special emphasis on consistency, quality, and compliance with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Information Systems & Technology standards and policies throughout the enterprise.
  4. Researches technology trends/directions, identifies and recommends tools and technologies using best practices/industry standards, and identifies alternative ways to utilize applications and technologies for optimization and elegant problem resolution.
  5. Provides and leads complex support services with very little management input, including applications software support, coordination of programming requests, system upgrade coordination, and vendor liaison activities.
  6. Advises, educates, and assists team members to propagate consistently high-quality design, build, and processes.
  7. Assists in orientation of new team members and mentoring of staff members.
  8. Follows and promotes prescribed regulatory, enterprise, and departmental policies, procedures, and service level agreements.
  9. Acts as a positive influence and change agent for compliance within and across teams. 

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

Have questions about the recruitment process?  Check out What to Expect.

Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Business Partnering


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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