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Health Informatics Analyst

Employment: Health Informatics Analyst

Type: Full Time

Location: Houston, TX

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About the Position

The Health Informatics Analyst develops and helps to maintain the electronic medical system, software applications and databases for Oncology Consultants, P.A. and its associated clinics. Develops an understanding of the application functionality, reporting capabilities, interfacing and integration associated with clinical applications assigned. Evaluates clinical decision making, clinical workflows, outcomes and quality using clinical informatics.

Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

  •  Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.  
  •  Implement applications, tools, and processes that assist clinicians with the management of data   in patient care and the provision of health care.  
  •  Maintains changes to referential data, across clinical applications assigned. 
  •  Assist with application implementation and system customization including the development of   alerts/hard stops, data integration, order generation, automation of document entry and   enforcement of adherence to workflows.  
  • Provide technical support, diagnosis of application errors and troubleshooting with system issues. 
  • Interpret, modify, analyze and design clinical systems, data and information.  
  • Design and implement educational and clinical services programs; support end-user training. 
  • Facilitate clinical content team – work with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals to evaluate current EMR functionality and develop future applications by building consensus and using efficient decision-making processes.  
  • Recommends innovative ideas, processes, and/or procedures for enhancements, additions, and modifications to improve existing systems.  
  • Assist with the configuration and setup of new users within the clinical systems as they relate to the EHR. 
  • Researches patient data across multiple applications to resolve discrepancies and/or improve work flow. 
  • Serves as a resource person for daily operational issues within the electronic health record. 
  • Work with other members of the team to implement solutions to system related problems to minimize operational impact.  
  • Monitor and report quality data as related to the EHR and clinical software applications. 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.  

Professional Requirements 

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.  
  • Complete annual education requirements.  
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times. 
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.  
  • Wear identification while on duty.  
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.  
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.  
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices. 
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.  
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed.  

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three to five (3-5) years’ experience in healthcare required.  
  • Medical terminology and understanding of workflows is critical. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare and/or Information Sciences highly desirable but not required.  
  • Must be proficient and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).  
  • Knowledge of Centricity program software is preferred but not required.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities  

  • Detail oriented and capable of exploring innovative solutions to solve complex problems and address issues through the use of a combination of delivered and custom-developed tools  
  • Experienced in clinical systems implementations and support including system configuration, custom development, maintenance and software upgrades  
  • Ability to compile, code and categorize, or verify information/data  
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills  
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations  
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude  
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information  
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner  
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner  

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions 

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment  
  • Position may require travel between associated clinics and off-site departments  
  • May be up walking on feet up to 8 hours per day  
  • May need to sit for up to 2-6 hours per day  
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects  
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting 
  • Light to moderate work with 30 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry  
  • Position requires reaching, bending, stooping, and handling objects with hands and/or fingers, talking and/or hearing, and seeing  

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Strong Verbal and written communication skills

COMMENTS: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned, and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region. Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

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