Provides operational, quality improvement, and management consulting services related to nursing informatics needs across the organziation (inpatient, ambulatory, ED, Peri-op, PBMU, regional sites and Research as applicable. Plans, implements, and evaluates projects related to system development, operational and strategic planning, and policy development to improve quality of care. Provides leadership, expertise, education, program development, and consultation services to promote the standards of nursing practice. Works collaboratively with the Information Services (IS), Project Management Office (PMO), clinical leaders, management team and other health care professionals in the pursuit of better outcomes through the optimization of the electronic health record (EHR) and other innovative technology solutions (i. e. digital health, population health, patient safety and quality initiative work). Collaborates with leadership through process improvement using systems for daily improvement (SDI) methodology and supports program development and organizational mission and goals.
This position will serve as the inpatient informatics lead with a focus on critical care units and medication practices.
Required Education/Experience: - Registered Nurse, BSN. - Minimum two (2) years of work experience in nursing, including pediatrics and IT-related work experience. - Education and training experience in electronic health record (EHR) and informatics concepts. Required Credentials: - Current Washington State nursing license. - At time of hire: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. - As a condition of employment: Current BLS for Health Care Providers is to be maintained at all times by all nurses. (Note: current PALS and/or PEARS will be accepted in lieu of BLS, and must be maintained as current at all times. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position.) Preferred: - Masters Degree in Nursing Informatics, Nursing Administration or related field. - Certification in Nursing Informatics or related field. - Informatics and Epic experience in an inpatient setting.
In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children's requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.
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