Clinical Informatics Manager

Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $156,000.00 - $180,000.00
Hourly: $75.00 - $85.00
Date: 11/26/2017
Job ID: 02544658
Job Description

Promotes professional development through the application of principles of adult learning in broad-based program development. Leveraging expertise in electronic medical record responsible for identifying, prioritizing,& evaluating, the educational & professional development needs of a clinical area;develops & delivers clinical educational programs, including specialty training, new graduate/hire training, continuing education for staff,& training for upgrades & changes. Coordinates nursing competence & professional development programs for Patient Care Srv Area for an assigned/defined clinical area. Conducts ongoing assessments of proficiencies for PCS staff & management & provide feedback & formal action plans management. Serves as the department expert & applies this knowledge into clinical & operational workflows.


Essential Functions:
• Clinical Educator:Provides educational opportunities that benefit nurses at all stages of their career development. Assists learners in the assessment of needs & identification of outcomes. Incorporates principles of adult learning in implementation of education programs. Identifies & evaluates high quality, culturally diverse instructional materials in all types of media & formats. Adjusts content & teaching strategies to meet learner needs. Provides ongoing assessment of individual performance in clinical &  for staff & Mgmt & reports to Dir of Clinical Education, Practice,& Informatics. Identifies individuals who do not meet established competency expectations & recommends a formal action plan to  Mgmt.
• Program & Curriculum Development/Evaluation: Develops, designs, evaluates, & manages professional development programs based on principles of adult learning that foster the development of competence in the nursing staff. Conducts ongoing evaluation of the quality & effectiveness of educational activities to ensure they maintain & enhance professional development & promote the delivery of cost-effective high quality healthcare. Develops/coordinates education plans related to orientation of new staff to the organization, initial & ongoing competency validation, core education to address patient population specific nursing care,& core education for the development of beside leaders.
• Clinical practice standards:Responds to changes in nursing practice/nursing theory & develops programs to support those changes. Conducts research into professional & community practice standards, technology, clinical informatics, & clinical innovations for improved patient care.
• Clinical informatics expert:Ensures that company is leveraged for the benefit of nursing practice & improved excellence in patient care systems & processes. Assesses opportunities to support clinical practices through the use of team  by analyzing clinical workflow to determine current practices & facilitating the improvement of specific nursing practices & processes.
• Partnerships/Leadership Duties:Participates in interdisciplinary committees to integrate educational activities into clinical care & clinical informatics/appropriate use  into educational activities & clinical care. Addresses workflow issues through Regional Domains, local Domains & Cross Functional Domain. Provides leadership for clinical IT enhancements.
• Oversight:Provides investigation, recommendation, prioritization & evaluation of clinical risk, & correction plans for arising concerns & issues as a result of clinical edu. Monitors, tracks, & follows up on such concerns/issues. Escalates any patient safety issues identified w/workflow disruptions.
• This job description is not all encompassing.


Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum five (5) years of experience coordinating or managing education program/curriculum design, development and evaluation/assessment, including two (2) years in staff professional development and/or clinical training/teaching.
• BSN or bachelor's degree in health care or related field required, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
• Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
• High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
• Current California RN license required.
• BLS certificate required.
Additional Requirements:
• Knowledge of Nurse Practice Act, federal, state, and local requirements.
• Demonstrated knowledge in informatics including functionality and expertise in workflows (or for external hires, similarly integrated medical record).
• Demonstrated knowledge of medical center policy and procedure requirements, specialty training and competency requirements.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree in nursing, education, or other closely related field preferred.

• Demonstrated knowledge in performance improvement practices preferred.

• AORN certified

• Previous experience as perioperative educator experience preferred.