Summary: The NurseInformaticist provides Nursing leadership to support the ongoing developmentand implementation of an enterprise-wide, integrated electronic health record(EHR) that supports the delivery of quality patient care across all thecommunities that Cook Children's Health Care System (CCHCS) serves. The NurseInformaticist works closely with the CMIO as a liaison between clinicians andinformation systems (IS) and will take a lead role in developing requirementsfor and implementing clinical technologies. The Nurse Informaticist willprovide strategic guidance to the organizations senior leadership regarding thematuration of the integrated EHR and the related technologies that supportquality and safety initiatives improve patient and family satisfaction andincrease the efficiency in the delivery of care and optimize clinician workflow. The Nurse Informaticist acts as an educational and clinical consultant toindividuals and groups internal and external to the department.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing-required; Master's degreepreferred.
Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Keen attention to detail.
Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Experience with health care information systems.
Superior understanding of the organizations goals andobjectives.
Strong tactical skills.
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical andnon-technical addressees.
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solvingabilities.
Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborativeenvironment.
Project management experience and/or an understanding ofproject management principles is highly desirable.
Understanding of business/clinical process redesign.
Experience in strategic technology planning, execution, andpolicy development.
Basic understanding of computer systems characteristics,features, and integration capabilities.
Some knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms,enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems.
Internal Number: 47140
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.