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Informatics RN, Brewster, WA

Organization: Three Rivers Hospital
Category: Nurse
Location: Brewster, WA
Date Job Posted: July 21, 2021
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Informatics RN

Posting Number: HR088103 Posting Date: April 27, 2021 Date Available: Immediately

Position Summary: The Informatics RN will assist medical providers, nurses, and other support staff in their abilities to deliver quality care and an enhanced patient and visitor experience through information technology. The informatics RN uses clinical nursing experience to optimize the use and function of electronic medical records and patient care software applications from admissions to discharge. The Informatics RN is responsible for identifying and supporting computerization needs related to patient care services and serves as a liaison among clinical staff, IT staff, support staff and software vendors.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Supports Three Rivers Hospital (Hospital) and clinic in the application of the EHR as well as providing support to clinicians on use of the EHR and developing forms, templates, and other modules to make the EHR as functional as possible.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Information Officer (CIO) Ensure sound services and working relationships with Hospital staff.
  • Lead and assist in ensuring the Hospital meets IT accreditation requirements.
  • Prepare reports and other documents, that analyze and provide recommendations in a timely and accurate manner, for committees, CEO and board presentations as necessary.
  • Ensure adequate in-service and continuing education is available to staff.
  • Maintain confidentially in working in patient care areas and employee supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Hospital's CNO and/or CIO.

Qualifications: Current WA State RN license required. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Minimum of five years' experience in health care informatics systems is preferred. Experience teaching medical providers and staff with EMR, with strategic planning and development, and familiar with continuous quality improvement methods is preferred. Leadership skills with demonstrated ability to effectively lead in a challenging/changing environment. Knowledge of government regulations and IT compliance requirements. Computer skills and experience working with healthcare informatics systems. Ability to troubleshoot problems using Root Cause Analysis (or similar) techniques.

Schedule: Days: Monday - Friday Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Department/FTE: Nursing and Information Technology FTE: 1.00 Benefit eligible? YES
Physical Requirements: Please see full Job Description in Human Resources



Three Rivers Hospital
Human Resources Department
PO Box 577
507 Hospital Way
Brewster, WA 98812
(509) 689-2517



Three Rivers Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

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