Department:University Health Center Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$75,000 - $85,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins July 31, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants To ensure full consideration, please include the following: • Complete online application • Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position and fully articulates how you meet the minimum qualifications, professional competencies, and any preferred qualifications you may have • Current resume which includes dates of employment. • Three professional references, one of which must be current or most recent supervisor (if not currently employed). Candidate will be notified prior to references being contacted.
Department Summary The University Health Center (UHC) is a unit within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management and is a nationally accredited (AAAHC) outpatient clinic providing primary care to students at the University of Oregon. The UHC’s mission is to provide exceptional culturally competent health services and public health leadership that enhances personal success and optimizes health and wellness for a diverse campus community.
This position works in support of the University Health Center Mission and is consistent with UO policy. Some aspects of this position may be completed in collaboration with other University departments.
Position Summary The Clinical Informaticist supports UHC staff members working with the primary Electronic Health Record (EHR) and the related Practice Management (PM) system. The EHR/PM supports clinical workflows, patient information, clinical interfaces, patient portal, appointments, billing, insurance (and more) and is used widely by staff throughout UHC services. The Clinical Informaticist is responsible for ensuring that the EHR/PM meets the needs of users via configuration, customization, automation of clinical and patient processes, workflow optimization, and training. This position works collaboratively with staff from diverse backgrounds and teams, including clinical and non-clinical staff, the Health Information Technology (IT) Team, the EHR vendor, and others. The Clinical Informaticist is a member of the EHR Team. The EHR Team is responsible for the management of the EHR/PM.
This position provides end-user support, responds to questions, researches options to generate solutions, and coordinates interactions related to the EHR/PM between UHC clinical staff and the UHC EHR Team. The Clinical Informaticist understands how to extract and report information from the EHR, in addition to training UHC staff on how to generate reports on their own.
This position reports to the Director of Health Initiatives and extensively collaborates with the all EHR users including clinical staff, other system users, and the Health IT team.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare information systems, clinical informatics, nursing, or other health-related field OR • Five years’ recent experience working in a clinical environment with EHR/PM applications OR • An equivalent combination of related health care/health informatics education and related experience AND in addition to one or more of the requirements above: • Five years’ recent experience working in a clinical setting with an EHR/PM that manages complex clinical workflows, either as a clinician or in another role.
Special Requirements: • Position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and routine screening of Medicaid and Medicare Exclusion Lists. Employee loses eligibility for employment if on the List of Excluded Individuals and Entities (LEIE) and/or System of Award Management (SAM). • Must be in compliance with UHC policies regarding tuberculosis screening, measles and mumps (MMR), seasonal flu, hepatitis B, and other immunization requirements.
Professional Competencies • Thorough knowledge of EHR-related applications and interfaces. • Demonstrated ability working effectively in a team environment related to the EHR. • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously across a variety of customers. • Ability to proactively communicate in a professional manner, both verbally and in writing, including one-on-one and in group settings. • Strong organizational skills including the ability to set priorities, problem solve, demonstrate initiative, and exercise sound independent judgment. • Proven ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and teams in a collaborative manner. • Ability to explore user needs to facilitate best options and solutions. • Ability to work independently with little direction. • Knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA, and other applicable laws relating to health information.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience working in college health setting. • Experience working with college health EHR software, and related clinical interfaces. • Experience working with healthcare information and data. • Experience developing training programs for new and existing staff on the effective use of the EHR.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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