Perioperative And Procedural Informatics - Clinical Analyst I

The University Of Kansas Hospital Lenexa , KS 66220

Posted 2 months ago

Position Title

Perioperative and Procedural Informatics - Clinical Analyst I

Southlake Campus

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Position Summary / Career Interest:

  • Implement applications, tools, and processes to assist end users with the management of data in patient care

  • Develop strategies and best practices to incorporate into future information systems and policies

  • Educate end users on how to effectively use division information systems

  • Provide support for Perioperative and Procedural Division staff and troubleshooting systems when necessary

  • Evaluate existing systems and looking for problem areas

  • Analyze and leveraging collected data

  • Act as a liaison between other department informatics teams as well as the Health Information Technology Team

  • Plan integration across different organizational units

  • Information system build responsibilities that are considered in scope through the Health System Distributive Build Model

  • Interpret, modify, analyze, and design information systems, data, and information

  • Collaborate in the development and validation of new workflows and the ongoing review of current workflows

  • Facilitate information system intake, prioritization, and approval meetings collaboratively with physicians, clinical and business professionals to evaluate information system functionality and develop future applications by building consensus and using efficient decision-making processes

  • Recommend innovative ideas, processes, and/or procedures for enhancements, additions, and modifications to improve existing systems

  • Serve as a resource for daily operational issues within division information systems

  • Work with other members of the team to implement solutions to system related problems to minimize operational impact

  • Daily use of project management tools and principles


  • Demonstrates accountability in delivering assigned task; reports project issues and accomplishments to project manager; delivers a work product that meets project requirements as defined by the scope and stays within departmental guidelines for application configuration/development.

  • Assists others and participates in the analysis and documentation of current and future needs and workflows through interviews and gathering data regarding regulatory requirements, operational procedures and hospital/departmental policies.

  • Assists others and participates in the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, support and evaluation of clinical or business application systems as assigned. These activities may include system design, documentation of design decisions, workflow redesign and documentation, data collection, database building, testing and troubleshooting.

  • Maintain relationships with the Nursing and Clinical communities.

  • Works collaboratively with users/stakeholders in assigned clinical areas in the design and implementation of new clinical systems

  • Participates/Contributes/Presents in team and project meetings; works closely with team/department members; can identify more Integrated issues where collaboration is needed.

  • Works effectively and efficiently independently or as part of a team on assignments; requires minimal supervision, and can lead others with some supervision.

  • Under general supervision designs, documents, builds and modifies the complex critical applications in order to best meet the needs of the organization; demonstrates knowledge of such tools as process flow documentation, project reporting, Gantt charting, and resource management.

  • Can research opportunities for optimizations independently based on end-user feedback.

  • Works closely with other analysts to ensure integration between all clinical and business applications; facilitates the integration of data to support the patient-centered model of healthcare.

  • Has an understanding of the various healthcare settings for patient care, the roles within those settings and workflows that support the care of the patient; can apply this knowledge to workflow analysis and design to support a consistent patient and provider experience.

  • Learns, develops, and maintains an expert level of knowledge in an application or technical area, or develops competency in more than one application or technical area; understands application impacts within the clinical departments and resources;

  • Maintains certifications/proficiencies once obtained.

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of: current trends and issues in healthcare, nursing practice, Healthcare Informatics, national and state-wide standards and regulations, enterprise policies and procedures as related to clinical practice, and the legal Implications of clinical systems.

  • Develops competence in the area of mentoring new analysts; demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

  • Can lead small projects and uses project management methodologies to plan, develop scope, timelines and other project requirements; uses appropriate departmental project management tools, such as Eclipse, SharePoint Issues lists, etc. Accountable for delivering the project as assigned, ensuring that project team adheres to departmental standards for all aspects of the project (example: clear and complete documentation of design decisions or reporting project issues and accomplishments to project leadership routinely).

  • Assists Application Analysts in end-user and system support including investigation, troubleshooting, testing and resolution of reported problems.

  • Coordinates and participates in project activities including meetings and presentations; prepares meeting agendas and facilitates meetings effectively; works with vendor representatives concerning various design, computer software, and equipment issues

  • Organizes, contributes and participates in turnover documentation and presentations when projects are complete and handoff to other analysts for support is conducted.

  • Responds to off duty calls as part of an on-call rotation.

  • Understands testing concepts including different types of testing and their objectives; develops and executes tests scripts based on future state workflows and software enhancements/fixes; works with others to create test scenarios (stories) for integration testing incorporating new features and workflows. Responsible for maintenance of test scripts as workflows change based on software changes or user requirements; documents status and issues of testing and leads troubleshooting activities and issue resolution

  • Participates and coaches others in testing planning by helping identify test scripts needed, patients' needed, and resources to include.

  • Reviews future state workflow documentation with Trainer for curriculum development; helps to identify the different roles to be trained and aligning the curriculum to those roles; may also serve as proctor during training events. Reviews training questions during training events and helps to document responses.

  • Participates in communication development of optimizations by producing screen shots and explanations of new feature/function/workflow

  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.



  • Associates degree in nursing or other clinical healthcare-related field

  • Current professional license or clinical certificate required in professional area

  • Two years of experience in clinical position (Nursing or Ancillary) in a health care institution or clinic

  • Certification or proficiency (with certification level score) in assigned Epic application or demonstrated learning of other assigned application must be obtained within 6 months of employment.


  • Bachelor's Degree In nursing or other clinical healthcare related field.

  • National certification such as CPHIMS from HIMSS

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:


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Perioperative And Procedural Informatics - Clinical Analyst I

The University Of Kansas Hospital