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Senior Informatics Specialist (Full-time) - IT Hea

Company: Boulder Medical Center
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDo you enjoy working with friendly and helpful people in a positive work environment? Are you ready to embrace a career that offers a variety of learning opportunities? Are you looking to make a positive impact on peoples' lives in our community?Consider a career at Boulder Medical Center (BMC). We're an independent, multi-specialty, outpatient network of providers and staff dedicated to engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care. For over 70 years, BMC has been locally owned and operated, providing exceptional medical care to patients across the northwestern Front Range and surrounding communities. This unique business model is why many of our employees come and stay!Summary: Boulder Medical Center is seeking a IT candidates to join our IT team as a Senior Informatics Specialist. This position will work 40 hours per week, is benefit eligible, and will enjoy weekends, nights, and major holidays off.Under the direct supervision of the Director of IT, the Senior Informatics Specialist performs research, assessments, testing, documentation, training, maintenance and code/template development of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Practice Management (PM) systems. Develops needed competency to carry out or participate in problem analysis and system design preparatory to the development of new functionality, updates and template development. Designs, codes, tests, debug and documents process related to the electronic medical records. Participates in the continual improvement of EHR/PM operations developing and working within established design, protocol and release policies. Provides basic database administration and development. The candidate should have extensive experience with EHR (NextGen strongly preferred) concepts and processes. Additionally, the candidate should be intricately familiar with physician clinic workflows. The candidate will be responsible for meeting with various business units and clinical areas to evaluate workflow and apply technological solutions to enhance productivity and efficiencyJob Duties include but are not limited too:

  • Collaborates with physicians and medical office staff to analyze/identify requirements and document recommendations for appropriate solutions related to the NextGen EHR system.
  • Meets with clinical and administrative staff to assess workflows and apply innovative technical solutions with a goal of increasing proficiency.
  • Uses advanced familiarity with EHR systems and clinical workflows to recommend new processes and policy for the practice. Serves as a subject matter expert for these realms.
  • Collaborates with Business Office staff to analyze/identify requirements and document recommendations for appropriate solutions related to the NextGen PM system.
  • Participates in software development and administration of the NextGen EHR system. Utilizes established policies, standards and procedures for version control, report development, practice builds and software development life-cycle of the templates. Participates in the application security process, user setup, role definitions and security configurations. Assists in installations, upgrades or patches to software releases.
  • Designs, creates and maintains EHR reports as needed using SQL-based query and reporting tools. Comprehension and understanding of Crystal Reports functionality, providing EHR reporting solutions for business or incentive reporting.
  • Designs, creates and maintains PM reports as needed using SQL-based query and reporting tools including the Background Business Processor (BBP).
  • Provides clinical background and knowledge for EHR users, motivating and training them to take advantage of workflow efficiencies, electronic ordering and messaging and methodologies used to reduce paper flow.
  • Assists in SQL Server issues, design, upgrades and backups. Team participant for SQL Server database tuning and performance methodologies. Construct queries to retrieve, update data and to create, alter and drop constructs.
  • Provides EHR/PM training when needed; Provides assistance and trouble-shooting for diverse clinical user groups with varying needs.

    EDUCATION:
    • Associates degree in computer science, information systems or a related field required. Bachelor's degree with combined clinical and technical training, highly desired. Clinical certification and/or 1 year of hands-on EHR experience required. 2-4 years of hands-on EHR experience a plus.EXPERIENCE:
      • 1-2 years' experience developing and/or supporting software solutions in a networked environment. 3+ years of clinical experience, required.
      • A NextGen Certified Professional (NCP) accreditation is strongly preferred. In lieu of this certificate, candidate will be required to pass applicable tests within 3 months of start date and maintain certification throughout their tenure.INITIAL TRAINING ON THE JOB:
        • Three (3) months.Salary Range:
          • $70,000 - $90,000 per year depending on experienceLocation:
            • Boulder, CO

Keywords: Boulder Medical Center, Boulder , Senior Informatics Specialist (Full-time) - IT Hea, Other , Boulder, Colorado

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