Interior Health is hiring a Clinical Information Specialist (CIS). This position is available now until approximately September 18, 2023 or the return of incumbent. The worksite location is flexible within the Interior Health region, and remote work is an option.
Who Are We Looking For?
This is a PS2 Registered Nurse (RN/RPN) position that requires current practising registration with the BCCNM. The CIS will work with Program Directors / Managers / Clinical Practice Professionals in developing systems which support clinical practice by participating and providing knowledge of clinical practice within the specified portfolio of Long-term care services.
The successful candidate will be involved in making decisions and participating in policy development concerning the identification, development, acquisition, use and evaluation of health care technology. As well, the CIS will promote the development of knowledge that supports Clinicians in the use of technology throughout their portfolio and will assume responsibilities associated with the on-going support and maintenance of clinical applications and their overall integration with other clinical applications.
What Will You Work On?
The Clinical Information Specialist will evaluate, plan, implement and maintain computerized clinical systems as part of Interior Health Authority’s integrated healthcare information system. Priorities and objectives are developed jointly with Program Directors / Managers. The CIS will provide guidance and mentoring to other analysts and staff in relation to clinical applications in all Health Service Delivery Areas. The Clinical Information Specialist provides a leadership role in the application of clinical expertise to technological solutions.
The Clinical Information Specialist promotes the development of knowledge that supports Clinicians in the use of technology throughout their portfolio and will assume responsibilities associated with the on-going support and maintenance of clinical applications and their overall integration with other clinical applications.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health… What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
If you are looking for a challenging career with a great work life balance, this position is for you. Apply Today!
How to Apply
Education, Training and Experience:
• Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
• Advanced preparation in the clinical specialty of the assigned portfolio, supplemented by courses in computer software technology, three years of recent related clinical experience in the assigned practice environment and two years recent supervisory and teaching experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid B.C. Driver’s License
** Clinical experience in Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) within long-term care services
** Experience with Electronic Health Record implementation preferred. Experience with CPOE and nursing workflow preferred.
**Preference will be given for those with Meditech or Cerner physician clinical electronic Order set (CPOE) design, development, and use. Experience with use of Meditech or Cerner electronic medical record system required. Strong experience collaborating with interdisciplinary teams required.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.