Job Title: Clinical Informatics Specialist
Work Site: Clinical Informatics, Lions Gate Hospital - North Vancouver, BC
Temporary Full Time
As soon as possible
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Are you the next Clinical Informatics Specialist at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)? Apply today to join our team!
Vancouver Coastal Health has an exciting opportunity as a Clinical Informatics Specialist at our Lions Gate Hospital site. In this position you will work under the guidance of our Director, Clinical Informatics to lead and promote the integration of computer and communications technologies and clinical change initiatives.
Your day to day responsibilities will involve:
Promoting the integration of technologies and initiatives that automate and/or enhance evidence-based clinical practices, access to patient/client information and clinical documentation via the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
Working to increase the effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and sustainability of clinical initiatives that assist in the successful transitioning to a fully integrated EHR throughout VCH programs and services.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Nursing, and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a health care environment, including extensive experience using related computer technology, clinical change management, and/or project leadership.
Experience implementing/supporting integrated clinical system environments an asset.
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Knowledge & Abilities
Maintains clinical competency, practice standards of care, and knowledge; and supports the integration of evidence-based practice in the delivery of quality care/services.
Demonstrated experience in policy and procedure development and/or clinical documentation standards, business process analysis and reengineering techniques.
Demonstrated knowledge regarding new trends in clinical practice and information systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management practices, methodologies and principles.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated knowledge and practice in effective problem solving techniques.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with technical, operational and vendor staff.
Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Demonstrates change management orientation in their work and possesses an attitude of continuous improvement.
Demonstrated ability to effectively coach, facilitate and lead others.
Demonstrates strong research and evaluation skills.
Advanced computer skills with current multiple applications relevant to the role.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.