Coordinator Quality Informatics

Job Number: 200000GN
Category: Nursing
Location: Dallas, TX, US
Department: 844524 – Nursing Informatics
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

Experience and Education

– Bachelors degree required; Masters or equivalent preferred – Requisite 3 to 5 years experience with implementation and/or optimization of clinical documentation and ordering in Epic. – Licensure to practice in area of degree if applicable – Working knowledge of the major clinical Epic modules and workflows at UTSW (EpicCare Inpatient, ASAP, OpTime, Beacon, Phoenix, Stork, EpicCare Ambulatory and Anesthesia; PC proficient including but not limited to Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Visio, Word, etc.)

Job Duties

1. Primary facilitator of the process for development and optimization of order sets. 2. Responsible for EPIC optimization projects for quality & safety involving work flow in different clinical areas. 3. Works closely with care providers on new work flows and helps develop meaningful and important education/tip sheets as well as just in time explanations in the EHR. 4. Attend EHR governance meetings that have to do with UH and represent the quality perspective . 5. Attend working groups as needed such as lab nursing partnership and medication safety as well as other quality and safety council meetings in ad hoc fashion. 6. Identify opportunities for more effective clinical decision support that positively impact clinical operations on the hospital. Help drive implementation of that clinical decision support or work flow optimization 7. Work closely with other Quality and Safety staff on important topics such as mandatory reporting, registries, project management, medication safety, patient safety and accreditation as needed.
Maintains focus on patient safety and quality as hallmarks of the design and reporting capabilities of the EMR.
Maintains strong skills and understanding of the EMR process and project, including relevant literature review.
Participates in key work groups to ensure that staff ideas and concerns are integrated.
Communicates with the entire EMR teams regarding the progress of the EMR initiative on a regular, timely basis.


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

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Contact Us

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Office of Human Resources, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9023 | Phone: 214-648-9810