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Systems Support Rep- Health Informatics

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   7/5/2017
Job Title: 
Systems Support Rep- Health Informatics
Job Category:   Clinical:Research/Pathology/Disease/Epidemiology
Location:   Tacoma
Job Description:   **Systems Support Rep- Health Informatics** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** Provides technical assistance, support and guidance to users on usage of the electronic health record (EHR) system in accordance with established internal protocols and guidelines. Work focuses primarily on ensuring that assigned work sites (e.g. hospitals, clinics etc.), existing and newly-acquired, have the knowledge and understanding necessary to fully utilize system functionality to meet patient care standards and operational needs. Work includes: 1) providing direct support for providers and clinicians across the continuum of care and assisting with optimization adoption; 2) soliciting feedback, providing additional support/training and explaining/monitoring related workflow changes as necessary; 3) troubleshooting user issues and escalating more complex problems to higher-level authority in accordance with established protocols; and 4) following up regularly with department management to ensure identified issues have been resolved. Work also includes identifying areas/issues (e.g. safety/quality of care) with potential to impact organizational conformity with community standards of care for referral to the Informatics team. Incumbents have daily contact with providers/employees with varying levels of computer sophistication. In responding to the need for support, an incumbent must listen carefully to the user, ask pertinent questions to diagnose the nature of the problem, and determine the best approach to resolve the problem. Considerable tact is required for interacting with contacts who may be experiencing frustration with use of the system. Incumbents are responsible for maintaining current knowledge of the overall functionality of, and current workflow processes/procedures relating to EHR systems and related operations sufficient to explain significant aspects and available capabilities to users, assist user in navigating the system and to articulate common challenges and lessons learned on practical ways to overcome them. Work requires strong customer service, communication, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, as well as the ability to keep abreast of new system technologies/applications and changing organizational needs, objectives and priorities. Work requires regular travel to assigned work sites and an incumbent will be required to take call on a rotating basis. **Essential Duties:** + Rounds regularly on assigned work sites to answer questions, provide additional training, identify issues/concerns and facilitate continued integration of automated systems; resolve issues within defined scope of responsibility and in accordance with established procedures. + Provides support to sustain and promote implementation of organizational change management (OCM) adoption tools and methodologies; provides support for acquisitions and new hires. + Brings concerns to clinic/inpatient managers or appropriate informatics department management, serving as a resource for interventions related to emergent/ongoing issues and supports an environment of proactive service recovery. + Participates in regularly scheduled meetings to represent assigned work unit(s) and to gather/provide feedback relating to Epic, discuss user needs and future optimization, determine priorities, address changes to workflow or current functionality and other topics of similar significance. + Provides guidance to providers/managers in understanding reports/metrics and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). **Additional Responsibilities:** + Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Experience:** + Three years of related healthcare work experience that would demonstrate attainment of the requisite job knowledge/abilities. + LPN or MA clinical experience is strongly preferred. + An equivalent combination of post-secondary clinical education may be substituted for two years of the experience requirement. + Achievement of Credentialed Trainer status with OneCare Epic Training Leadership team or Epic Certification within one year of hire. **License/Certification:** + Credentialed Trainer status with OneCare Epic Training Leadership team or Epic Certification, maintains currency. **Job** Administrative and Clerical **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-TACOMA-FRANCISCAN ADMIN CNTR MARKET **Daily Schedule** 8:30am to 5pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0118720
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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