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Clinical Transformation Analyst

Company: Stony Brook University
Location: Saint James
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Transformation, the Clinical Transformation Analyst will facilitate the designing and testing of the Stony Brook Electronic Health Record (EHR) 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 of a Clinical Transformation Analyst 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
  • 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 multi-disciplinary workflow issue resolution.
  • 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.

During implementation of the EMR, and on an occasional basis, the Clinical Transformation Analyst will be required to work irregular hours due to project deadlines.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a health or business related field or informatics.
  • At least three 3 years of experience with Electronic Health Records and a minimum of 3 years' experience in clinical practice.
  • Experience/knowledge of clinical application implementation 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).
  • Must be able to approach technical and user problems analytically.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the development and support of the EMR.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-directed and show initiative and enthusiasm.

Preferred:

  • Cerner experience.
  • Master's degree in Healthcare IT.
  • Informatics Certification.
  • Possession of a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

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  • 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 maybe 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.
  • This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

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*
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
  • Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

  • The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.

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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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Keywords: Stony Brook University, Westport , Clinical Transformation Analyst, Other , Saint James, Connecticut

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