iMethods is seekinga Laboratory Informatics Analyst/Informatics Analyst for a healthcare client on the coast of South Carolina. This is a full time position and will require relocation to the area.
The Ancillary Informatics Analyst – Laboratory (AIA) functions as the laboratory clinical expert, educator, and lead consultant for the laboratory/allied health information systems. The AIA is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, evaluation and training of information system requirements to improve the patient care process. The AIA will function as an internal consultant and resource to departmental personnel and will complete all necessary laboratory build changes, provide direction and education for all laboratory clinical information initiatives in accordance with the strategic objectives of the Department. The AIA will continually monitor and evaluate opportunities for technical innovations and enhancements, ensuring that the applications and systems utilized are consistent with professional standards of best clinical practice. The AIA will interpret, troubleshoot, modify, analyze and design clinical systems, data and information as well as implement applications, tools, processes and structures that assist with the management of data in patient care and provision of health care. Additional responsibilities will include providing systems support including hardware maintenance, trouble shooting, support of all laboratory functionality including GenLab, Blood Bank, Microbiology, Laboratory Devices and Anatomical Pathology, system monitoring and the installation and maintenance of software. The AIA will be responsible for all aspects of laboratory order building from PowerChart, into PathNet, to devices, and back to PowerChart including BMDI knowledge, reference lab interface knowledge, ESH and virtual viewing of orders. The AIA will coordinate with IT to identify, select and maintain equipment needed for utilization of the clinical systems, policy development and monitoring of process changes, operational/clinical committees in relation to clinical system design and manage complex interactions between applications being implemented and various patient care processes and workflows. The AIA will prepare training sessions and assist in making oral and written presentations to project teams and management. The AIA will work to promote patient safety as well as organization compliance with laboratory requirements. The AIA must be willing to work in a positive, collaborative manner with others in the IS/IT department and at times may be asked to help out troubleshooting and supporting other areas of Cerner with end goal to improve the overall patient experience.
Associates degree in Allied Health field/Information Systems required.
Bachelor’s degree in Informatics /Healthcare Management preferred.
A minimum of five (5) years health care experience required.
A minimum of two (2) years of laboratory experience required.
Experience with a variety of clinical software systems in laboratory setting required.
A minimum of one (1) year of specific Cerner experience required.
Current Licensure in field of expertise and/or certifications required.