JOB SUMMARY: This role bridges the gap between business end-users, clinical data scientists, leadership, and medical informatics to support development of systems for both operations and research purposes. Supports customer use of electronic health record and other technology and associated workflows, including troubleshooting when issues arise, under occasional guidance. Educates customers on use of sound informatics principles, including but not limited to problem shaping, design requirements, change management, etc. Gathers and integrates appropriate data, conducts analyses using SQL, and provides manual chart review and annotation.
The mission of the Vanderbilt Department of Biomedical informatics has complementary themes that include education, research, service, and a commitment to our colleagues in our own institution and around the world. The Educational Mission is to educate undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate trainees in the theory and practice of biomedical informatics. The Research and Service Mission is to develop and evaluate innovative technologies for the storage, retrieval, dissemination, and application of biomedical knowledge, in order to support clinical practice, biomedical research, life-long learning, and administration and as a result, to contribute to the professional body of knowledge in the field of biomedical informatics. The Professional and Ethical Mission is to maintain cooperation and collegiality with all those who learn and work with us locally, nationally, and internationally; and, to develop and disseminate ethical and professional standards for the conduct of biomedical informatics research and for the use and evaluation of health care informatics applications.
Day Shift/ Exempt Position
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
* US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
* Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
* Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
* The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
* Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
* National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
* Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Additional Key Elements/ Responsibilities:
Analyzes and annotates complex medical charts using technical experience and clinical judgement to trace data quality issues or leverage data/information to improve outcomes or create new knowledge to advance patient care. Identifies data quality trends through chart review and provides this to leadership to address.
Utilize multiple sources of data including tools to analyze and resolve problems.
Develops work plans to ensure analysis is completed accurately and on time.
Gathers and integrates appropriate data and conducts analyses using SQL.
Chooses or develops appropriate data collection tool, output/visualization for the end-user or leadership, and communicates findings effectively.
Under minimal supervision, provides a single point of contact to partner with customers in defining issue, scope and objectives.
Ensures adherence to the highest of quality standards and maintains appropriate documentation.
Collaborates with ETL and QA teams, VUMC stakeholders, subject matter experts, end-users, and third-party application experts to support business needs.
Acts as liaison between operations, research teams and medical informatics departments and performs analysis of needs for new services or enhancements.
Assists with submission of IT enhancement requests and guiding those requests through the process on behalf of customers. Assists ETL team and leadership in analyzing customer requests for changes or enhancements to production. Communicates with clients and conducts fact gathering sessions for enhancements. Handles simple root cause analysis of business data issues and provides clinical data guidance to non-clinical computer scientists on more complex issues.
Competently identifies data mapping gaps and provides data requirements.
Assists with improvements in workflows and processes with technology components through workflow gap analysis and current state and future state planning. Identifies new opportunities to optimize content delivery and improve user experience via content mapping efforts
Supports data use workflows by coaching customers thru processes to troubleshoot and resolve technological or clinical considerations in collaboration with other teams as appropriate.
Collects data and information pertinent to the situation and uses effective communication to define issues and problems. Identifies key stakeholders.
Utilizes current evidences based nursing knowledge, including research findings to guide practice.
Works on projects and work groups. Lead small area-based projects with oversight from manager or director.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Organizational Impact: Delivers job responsibilities that impact own job area/team with some guidance.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Uses existing procedures, research and analysis to solve standard job related problems that may require some judgement.
Breadth of Knowledge: Requires subject matter knowledge within a professional area to meet job requirements.
Team Interaction: Individually contributes to project/ work teams
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience required. Current RN license in state of TN (Required)
* Master's Degree in Nursing Informatics (Preferred)* Experience in information technology and clinical healthcare operations. (Preferred)* Experience conducting manual chart reviews and conducting annotation on electronic health records (Preferred)* Experience or desire to learn to work with relational databases using SQL and assisting in the development and curation of clinical data. (Preferred)* Understanding of the extract, transform, load (ETL) and Quality Assurance (QA) process. (Preferred)* Certification- American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) - Nursing Informatics or CPHIMS (Preferred)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.