Stony Brook University Nursing Informatics Specialist in Stony Brook, New York

Nursing Informatics Specialist

Description

Position Summary:

The NursingInformatics Specialist (NIS) is a valuable member of the Long Island StateVeterans Home’s clinical team who facilitates the development and integrationof all information and communication technology systems to support theprovision of resident care and care outcomes. The NIS will be project focused and have a strong understanding of theclinical information system requirements. It will be the responsibility of this position to plan, implement,upgrade or modify applications by identifying and understanding the end users’needs. Qualified candidates will demonstratesuperior communication and organizational skills while adhering to our highstandard of excellence through the LISVH mission, values and code of conduct. TheNIS will support all clinical staff related to our clinical information systems.Underthe direction of the Director of Nursing, the duties of the NIS may include butis not limited to the following:

  • Collaborateswith Nursing Administration and other departments in the development of thestandards of practice for effective operations of the clinical documentationsystems as wells as other informational systems related to clinical practiceand resident care.

  • Establishesguidelines for documentation in the Electronic Medical Record, with a focus onstandardization and regulatory requirements.

  • Defineprocesses and workflow, both current and future.

  • Establishesand updates policies and procedures for each department related to ElectronicMedical Record as well as other technology used in the clinical areas.

  • Participatesand at times facilitates the evaluation and selection of communication andinformation technology to be used in the clinical departments.

  • Determinesthe end user requirements and customize functionality, as able, to meet theserequirements.

  • Accessibleto end users, the NIS will listen and respond to concerns and inquires in apositive and timely manner. Acts as the facilitatorbetween the end users and IT department.

  • Ensuresthat end users participate in the planning, development and implementation ofnew and updated technology.

  • Responsiblefor the coordination and management of a team of super users.

  • Collaborateswith the In-Service Education Coordinator to develop and carry out orientation,training, testing and ongoing competencies for their staff members related tothe Electronic Medical Record and other technology used in the clinicaldepartments.

  • Actsas a role model and a preceptor within his/her role for all staff and studentnurses.

  • Responsiblefor effective communications between nursing and other departments related toElectronic Medical Record and other technology related to clinical systems.

  • Participatesin the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program and analysis of datarelevant to the quality outcomes. Directs staff in performance improvementactivities that improve outcomes, satisfaction and enhances organizationalefficiency.

  • Mayparticipate in research or evaluation in a variety of informatics topics thatimpacts both caregivers and consumers.

  • Participatesin annual Department of Health and Veterans Administration Surveys, ensuringthe units are in compliance with all Federal and State regulations.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’sDegree in Nursing , Current NYS RNLicense, Minimum of 3 years postlicense experience , Strongorganizational and communication skills (both oral and written) , Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritizeand multitask , Proficiency inMicrosoft Office Programs

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’sDegree in Nursing Informatics or related field, Long Term Care experience,Geriatric or related experience, 1 year or more in a NIS position

Special Notes: The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment.Tobacco products are strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus,including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selectedcandidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Priorto start date , the selected candidate must meet the followingrequirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination andobtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home EmployeeHealth Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3)written references, and provide a copy of the requiredlicense(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure tocomply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start dateand/or revocation of the employment offer.

The LISVH is a24/7 skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes inpass days and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.

The Long Island StateVeterans Home , located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care programdedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United StatesArmed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Joinan organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment,compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We carefor America's Heroes every day.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY ISAN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTEDVETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITYHUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALHUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OURCRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CANALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined bythe Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that anapplicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any priorcompensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended aconditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has beenrequested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office ofEmployee Relations at (518) 474-6988 orvia email at info@goer.ny.gov .

Job Field: Nursing

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Official Job Title: TH Senior Instructional Support Specialist

Department/Hiring Area: Nursing

Long Island State Veterans Home

Schedule: Part-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Jun 7, 2018

Posting End Date: Ongoing

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Salary Grade: SL4

Req ID: 1800976