Job title: Clinical Subject Matter Expert (SME) PID 1497.b- Portland Oregon
Job type: Temp-To-Perm
Emp type: Full-time
Skills: Electronic Health Records RN Lead Patient Safety Cerner Healthcare Clinical Information System Go Live Support
Pay interval: Hourly
Pay rate: USD $35.50
Location: Portland, OR
Job published: 07/28/2021
Job ID: 32447
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Job Description


LCAT:       Clinical Informaticist II

Location:    Portland, Oregon

Role:       Clinical Subject Matter Expert (SME) PID 1497.b– Portland, Or


Support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program as a Patient Safety Clinical & Quality RN Lead. Develop a plan for integrating “patient safety risk identification methodology”, into all stages of deployment, optimization, and sustainment EHR life cycle.

Provide SME support to the host site safety manager for Go-live support including, cut over, safety ticket management, documentation of safety issues and track to resolution. Coordinate with Cerner and patient safety manager to facilitate communication with OEHRM and other VA stakeholders (including On-Site Deployment Team (OSDT), clinical councils, etc.). Establish KPIs for safety / quality measures. Evaluate policies, compare to industry best practices and determine application to the EHR implementation.


Minimum qualifications:

•Minimum of 4 years of experience. An additional 8 years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements

•Assess information and knowledge-based needs of healthcare professionals and patients

Characterizes, evaluates, and refines clinical processes

•Develops, implements, and refines clinical decision support systems, and leads or participates in the procurement, customization, development, implementation, management, evaluation, and continuous improvement of clinical information systems, such as EHRs and order-entry systems

•Works independently and self-starter

Educational requirements:

Master's degree in Healthcare or related scientific, technical, or clinical discipline is required

Preferred qualifications:

•VA experience preferred

•Experience implementing Electronic Health Records