Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Transformation, the Clinical Transformation Analyst will facilitate the designing and testing of the Stony Brook Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and other computerized applications as it pertains to clinical practice. This position functions to provide clinical process design and end-user education for automated application system enhancements and automated tools. This position will be responsible for being the subject matter experts that support clinical (ambulatory, acute, ancillary) disciplines. They will proactively round on users in all clinical areas, interacting with end users and serving as the liaison between end users and the IT analysts. Clinical Transformation will serve as the big picture advisor and will work with the business owner and IT representatives to meet the business needs. They will ensure that all systems development effecting patient care areas are consistent with information technology standards, clinical standards, quality and patient safety initiatives, JCAHO, and other regulatory agency requirements.
Duties may include the following but are not limited to:
Adheres to mission and values of the Department and Stony Brook University Hospital.
Communicates in a professional manner.
Cultivates good working relationships with staff, department management, physicians and executives.
Facilitates the design discussion of the EMR in collaboration with other clinical departments by facilitating customer focused design sessions. Also collaborate with EMR project managers to keep in scope.
Work with clinical end users to analyze their patient care requirements, map process models, design technical solutions to satisfy requirements, documents detailed specifications for IT build and complete formal system testing.
Collaborate with education department to develop plans for training.
Facilitate/attend meetings and serve as an advisor and coordinates champion participation. Rounds on a regular basis in all assigned clinical areas and provides on the spot training.
Participate in local and/or system level change control process
Vet all change requests at the local level prior to committee review
Assess impact of change requests Document spec Write test scripts and training plans
Support quality improvement initiatives
Assist with system changes and domain events (upgrades, downtimes, etc)
Distinguish between training, workflow or system issues and escalate/report issues to the correct persons and follow-up for closure
Facilitate resolution for end user critical issues
Develop and distribute EMR communications.
Participate with policies and procedure development for specific.
Leads policies and procedure development for specific department/function responsibilities related to clinical application systems.
Demonstrates a desire for continued growth by participation in continuing education programs.
Contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the department through skills transfer, continued professional growth, and self-education of new emerging technologies.
Participate in clinical system evaluation when necessary in order to ensure the new solution meets SBUH information technology standards.
At least four to five (4-5) years' direct patient care clinical experience, at least two years (2) in a tertiary care setting required. Experience/knowledge of clinical application implementation and teaching experience required. Basic computer literacy skills required (skills that allow individuals to use computer technology to accomplish tasks which may include but are not limited to applications such as a word processor, database, spreadsheet, and communication via email).
Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare or related field is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Cerner experience preferred. Master's degree in Healthcare IT and Informatics Certification Preferred . Behavioral Health experience.
Physicals Demands: Must be physically capable of safely executing the duties and responsibilities required of the position.
Physical demands may include:
· Prolonged, extensive, or considerable sitting at a computer, standing/walking, lifting, and/or pushing.
· Lifting supplies/equipment
· Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. During implementation of the EMR and occasionally will be required to work irregular hours and pressure due to project deadlines. This position is classified by OSHA as Category 3.
Special Requirements :
1. Experience clinically with electronic medical record system by participating in design, champion program or informatics committee members.
2. Basic computer literacy skills (skills that allow individuals to use computer technology to accomplish tasks) which may include but are not limited to applications such as a word processor, database, spreadsheet, and communication via email.
3. Knowledge of clinical workflows in named areas.
4. Enthusiasm and commitment to the development and support of the EMR.
5. Ability to apply data processing technology to clinical areas.
6. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
7. Ability to communicate effectively with peers, superiors, administrative, clerical and medical staff.
8. Awareness of how, when and to what extent different hospital departments relate to and communicate with one another.
9. Must be able to approach technical and user problems analytically.
10. Ability to work independently, be self-directed and show initiative and enthusiasm.
11. Shows enthusiasm for the educational process.
Special Notes: The Search Committee will begin the review of applications on 01/03/19 and continue until the position is filled.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
This function/position has been designated as
Internal Number: 1803731
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.