This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/01/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/10/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Clinical Informatics Specialist supports all Clinical Operations and Quality Report writing for Moores Cancer Center, including Reporting Workbench, Radar, Clarity/Caboodle, Tableau. This involves the development and implementation of the organization's information systems and tools that are applied to clinical information. Works closely with Revenue Cycle, UC San Diego Health's Analytics Department, and other stakeholders across all hospital/healthcare departments to optimize effective use of systems.
The incumbent coordinates analytical support for Cancer Center clinical operations and quality initiatives, including business analytics/performance metrics. Defines systems and applications to support various functions. May provide customer service, troubleshooting and maintenance.
Bachelor's Degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.
Certified in assigned EMR vendor's product/module within the first six (6) months of employment.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience, including EMR reporting.
Broad and/or in-depth knowledge of 1-2 areas of focus in clinical informatics specialty areas. Knowledge of controlled terminology, clinical workflows, user interface optimization, clinical decision support, rules development, data integration and mining, clinical ontologies and adoption of technology.
Thorough knowledge of all relevant clinical informatics software and technology, and the complex concepts, principles, policies, methodologies, and industry standards and practices involved with patient care and electronic medical data management in the UC health care system.
Excellent project management skills. Superb problem-resolution skills, with the ability to quickly diagnose problems, and develop, test, and implement appropriate and effective solutions in a timely manner.
Strong analytical skills and knowledge in documentation and reporting, with the ability to select and run queries, collect and analyze system performance data, and produce substantive reports and analyses.
Professional level experience working with clinical information systems and developing reports.
Extensive experience and working knowledge of all MS office products. Strong knowledge and experience of database management technologies.
Intermediate level capabilities with MS Access and MSSQL server and related technologies.
Knowledge and intermediate level experience working with T-SQL or other equivalent SQL database query language and tools, and reporting tools such as Crystal Reports, Business Objects Web Intelligence, or Tableau, or other related tools.
Excellent verbal, written communication skills, presentation and report writing.
Ability to work with senior staff and managers in clinical information technology, health care management, and business analytics, serving as a technical resource and providing advice and counsel on issues of functionality, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, policy, and performance.
EPIC Certifications in Clarity, Radar, Reporting Workbench or other Epic applications.
Advanced level experience with database management and various third-party report building tools such as Crystal Reports, Cognos, SAS, and others.
Experience in a large, complex healthcare environment.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
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