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Nevada Health Centers, Inc. Clinical Informatics Director (APRN/NP/PA-C) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Consistent with the Mission of Nevada Health Centers, the Director of Clinical Informatics is responsible for improving the usability and capability of clinical technologies for NVHC. This position works with all levels of NVHC Leadership to integrate technology and clinical process.

Ideal candidate must be ok with travel (25%), The position will be located at either our Carson City Clinic (Sierra Health Center) or Las Vegas Clinic (Martin Luther King Health Center) and devotes (1) one workday to treating patients in a clinical setting and the other 4 workdays completing responsibilities mentioned below (75%):

General Duties

  • Enlists support for strategically relevant clinical programs that need to be designed or improved with special focus on developing clinical informatics

  • Works with clinical and operational leaders to evolve clinical needs in a systematic function

  • Educates NVHC Leaders on the important role that effective clinical informatics plays in successful clinical operations initiatives

  • Works closely with, and provides direction to senior IT personnel

  • Optimizes EHR clinical order sets to enhance workflows and evidence-based standards of care

  • Collaborates with the Quality Department to identify clinical quality outcomes associated with existing or new clinical informatics programs that are being developed or improved

  • Provides medical direction and expertise regarding implementation, enhancements, and upgrades of Electronic Health (EHR) systems

  • Documents and implements effective decision-making systems and participate in the development of clinical processes that support effective, efficient, safe, timely, and equitable patient care

  • Coordinates with NVHC telehealth & provider team to enhance tele-health program

  • Quality provider champion; works closely with Quality and IT team to improve quality at NVHC

  • Designs, develops, and introduces new methods and techniques that significantly improve workflow, process, and/or operation to enhance provider satisfaction and the patient experience

  • Identifies and evaluates new clinical technologies

  • Collaborates with other departments to understand and implement workflows that meet grant reporting requirements

  • Stays informed on HRSA reporting requirements and develop/implement clinical flows to meet key measures

  • Partners with Business Intelligence and other teams to develop and deliver reports that illuminate the quality and efficacy of patient care, and that support HRSA, Grant, and Population Health requirements

  • Evaluate and standardize clinical best practices across NVHC

  • Develops effective working relationships with all leaders, associates, vendors, and community partners

  • Represents the organization at professional conferences and participates on internal and external committees as required

Required: Current APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse), NP (Nurse Practitioner) or PA-C (Physicians Assistant) license in the state of Nevada

Clinical Informatics Certification/Degree preferred and/or minimum of 3 years clinical experience.

  • Demonstrated ability for clinical workflow analysis, EHR design, and EHR implementation. Experience with NextGen preferred

  • Demonstrated ability for implementing enhanced clinician experience and clinician proficiency with EHR systems

  • Experience supporting and implementing population health initiatives from a technology and clinical workflow perspective

  • A high level of interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy required to deal effectively with a wide variety of internal and external contacts

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities required in addressing challenges/opportunities and to gain acceptance of others in difficult situations

  • Knowledge of requirements for quality and safety organizations/agencies and accreditation standards across the continuum of care in the United States

External Company Name: Nevada Health Centers, Inc.

External Company URL: www.nevadahealthcenters.org

Street: 1799 Mount Mariah Dr.