Under the direction of the Director of Clinical Transformation, the Oncology Clinical Analyst will be dedicated to the Oncology service within the organization. This will include both clinical workflow and the use of the Cerner system including EWS, Registration and Cerner Oncology designing, building, testing and implementing other computerized applications as it pertains to clinical practice. This position functions to provide clinical process design and end-user education for automated application system enhancements. This position will be responsible for working with Information Technology staff, various project teams, hospital staff, department managers, physicians and administration. The Clinical Analyst is assigned full-time to Clinical Transformation and will provide ongoing development and support of clinical applications at the hospital and Cancer Center. They will ensure that all systems development effecting patient care areas are consistent with information technology standards, quality and patient safety initiatives, JCAHO, and other regulatory agency requirements.
Duties may include the following but are not limited to: Adheres to mission and values of the Department and Stony Brook University Hospital. Communicates in a professional manner. Cultivates good working relationships with staff, department management, physicians and executives. Develops design of the EPR in collaboration with other clinical departments by facilitating design sessions. Work with clinical end users to analyze their patient care requirements, map process models, design technical solutions to satisfy requirements, documents detailed specifications for IT build and complete formal system testing. Designs, executes and evaluates educational activities, for end user training, which include skills training during the use of new computer applications and on-going education of enhancements. Collaborate closely with and communicate between IT leadership and the clinical community to provide leadership for clinical systems projects and initiatives. Coordinates champion participation at the unit level, providing assistance as appropriate. Develops procedures for troubleshooting and training on medical device interfaces. Develops and documents requirements for all updates/new releases for the application including testing of changes made by IT staff. Leads testing system functionality by writing detailed testing scripts, facilitating testing events with end users and validating testing results, participates in issue resolution. Holds lead role in all application conversions. Participates in committees and task forces pertinent to clinical application system development. Leads policies and procedure development for specific department/function responsibilities related to clinical application systems. Consults in departmental or hospital based quality assurance activities or committees to contribute to the advancement of professional practice at Stony Brook University Hospital. Acquire and maintain knowledge of all legal and regulatory requirements as they relate to clinical information systems. Participate in all vendor training required to design, build, test and implement clinical information systems. Maintains this knowledge by participating in ongoing learning activities. Demonstrates a desire for continued growth by participation in continuing education programs. Contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the department through skills transfer, continued professional growth, and self-education of new emerging technologies. Work with information technology staff by providing clinical expertise in on-going application support; provide detailed specification of enhancement requests. Participate in clinical system evaluation when necessary in order to ensure the new solution meets SBUMC information technology standards. QUALIFICATIONS : Required: Holds an RN license in the state of New York with a t least four to five (4-5) years' direct Oncology/chemotherapy administration and patient care clinical experience, at least two years (2) in a tertiary care setting. Experience/knowledge of electronic medical records and certification in oncology medication administration required. Basic computer literacy skills required (skills that allow individuals to use computer technology to accomplish tasks which may include but are not limited to applications such as a word processor, database, spreadsheet, and communication via email). Preferred: Experience with Cerner Oncology.
Education: Required: Bachelor's degree in nursing, healthcare or related field is required Preferred: Master's degree and Informatics Certification.
Must be physically capable of safely executing the duties and responsibilities required of the position.
Physical demands may include:
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable sitting at a computer, standing/walking, lifting, and/or pushing. Lifting supplies/equipment Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. WORKING CONDITIONS:
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. During implementation of the EPR and occasionally will be required to work irregular hours and pressure due to project deadlines. This position is classified by OSHA as Category 3.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Familiarity of computerized patient care system or hospital information system. Basic computer literacy skills (skills that allow individuals to use computer technology to accomplish tasks) which may include but are not limited to applications such as a word processor, database, spreadsheet, and communication via email. Knowledge of clinical workflows. Enthusiasm and commitment to the development and support of the EPR. Ability to apply data processing technology to clinical areas. Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Ability to communicate effectively with peers, superiors, administrative, clerical and medical staff. Awareness of how, when and to what extent different hospital departments relate to and communicate with one another. Must be able to approach technical and user problems analytically. Ability to work independently, be self-directed and show initiative and enthusiasm. Shows enthusiasm for the educational process . Shows enthusiasm for the educational process . Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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