Come join us and find out why Cedars-Sinai has been ranked as one of the top 100 best places to work in IT as ranked by 2018 Computerworld Magazine and awarded "Most Wired, Level 10" in 2019 by Chime Healthcare's Most Wired!
Always at the forefront of technologies, Cedars-Sinai is implementing EPIC as its comprehensive electronic medical record system.
The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes and technologies.
What will you be doing in this role?
Under broad direction, responsible for overseeing and leading a team in the support, maintenance, and testing of clinical laboratory information systems (LIS) including databases, interfaces, and operational aspects of the laboratory. This work requires an expertise in laboratory science, communication and management skills, plus a solid knowledge base in laboratory information systems.
Establishes operational goals/objectives/support and assignments to team members and laboratory operations counterparts.
Provides deep clinical laboratory operations and LIS subject matter build expertise.
Provides technical support and maintenance to the LIS as well as integration systems and middleware.
Ensures cross-functional integration of projects and assignments, implementation coordination with operations and other EIS departments, as well as transition to support functions.
Helps ensure continuous real-time operation of clinical laboratory information systems (24x7).
Projects include version upgrades of laboratory and pathology information systems, point-of-care systems, digital pathology systems, and workflow analysis and optimizations for the laboratory.
Other responsibilities include:
Lead a team in the support, maintenance, and testing of clinical laboratory information systems including databases, interfaces, and operational aspects of the laboratory.
Functions as project manager and the primary team liaison between EIS and the laboratory end-users to ensure optimal workflow design, system build for customization, and optimization of the LIS. Interacts with system and support vendors as needed.
Serves as the relevant clinical laboratory and LIS/application expert to team members, other EIS personnel, and end-users/business owners on LIS integration and touch-point areas. Provides highest-level expertise in design integration and touch points with LIS and/or other applications.
Establishes operational goals/objectives/support and coordinates configuration, build, and testing assignments to team members and laboratory operations counterparts.
Acts as system manager of the LIS and reviews/approves all change requests and testing documentation.
Assigns tasks and oversees the analysis, testing, and implementation of updates, changes, and maintenance to laboratory information systems (LIS) and related applications. Ensures end-users/business owners are notified.
Mentors and motivates team members and oversees team member work for quality and compliance. Assists management with hiring, on-boarding, training, and ongoing assessment of team performance.
Oversees and facilitates the integration of end-user/business owner needs and translates clinical/operational needs and workflow into system specifications and configuration requirements.
Ensures adequate documentation is provided for support, end-user training, and compliance/accreditation.
Provides content and maintains application/system-associated knowledge management documents (KMs) for troubleshooting and HelpDesk Services.
Develop and maintain team on-call schedule and provide on-call support.
FYI : Required to participate in after-hours on-call support activities.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.