University of Kansas Hospital

Location: KANSAS CITY, Kansas - United States
Posted: 2/24/2018


The University of Kansas Health System is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We are driven by our commitment to service, to continuous improvement and to the highest degree of excellence. Every member of our team shares an unwavering commitment to put patients first. We offer a wide array of career opportunities, along with competitive pay and outstanding benefits. We invite you to join us as we continue to advance the power of academic medicine.
Position Summary/Career Interest

Nursing informatics is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom. This role reports to the Clinical Informatics Department. Participates in the entire system life cycle. This role requires basic/novice skills in the practice of informatics. This role includes three primary functions, basic analysis, and understanding of data standards and system adoption. Applies basic analysis concepts; including evaluation of current state against desired future state with consideration to policy, compliance, evidence, quality, operational standardization, workflow implications, reliability and usability of the system. Applies the understanding of data quality and standards that impact the ability to harvest information out of the EMR and drive decision support. Proactively provides education with consideration to adult learning principles, workflow and efficiency.

System adoption consists of the application of usability concepts, education and use of the system to support efficient and effective clinical operations.

The goal of this role is to apply basic informatics knowledge delivery that supports the performance improvement of professional clinical practice through the use of information systems. Desired results are user adoption of information systems, data procurement for clinical decision support, research and business intelligence, interoperability of the EHR, and to achieve optimal patient quality outcomes as a result of system support.


High School Diploma
Professional Clinical License in Kansas and Missouri
BLS Certification
Minimum of three (3) years direct patient care experience; literature search/review experience.
Demonstrates knowledge of computers and desktop software
Ability to work autonomously, by demonstrating self-motivation and creativity.
Good communication, writing, organizational and presentation skills.
Ability to effectively interact with multidisciplinary teams including physicians, administrative staff, clinical personnel, and peers.
Demonstrates persistence to solving problems. Must work with limited resources within designated time restraints
EPIC Proficiency/Certification within 6 months of orientation completion; as designated by role requirements.
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Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing, Informatics
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