One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Clinical Informaticist.
The Senior Clinical Informaticist acts as a key resource for clinical areas representing specific applications throughout the organization Acts as a liaison with facilities and other corporate staff for issues that involve Clinical areas and applications that share functionality. Leads the design, build, testing, support, maintenance and troubleshooting of assigned software applications and systems. Serves as a liaison between customers, Information Services staff and vendors for clinical software support issues. Provides clinical oversight for the development of healthcare systems, both clinical and business as appropriate.
Key Responsibilities include:
Plans, reviews and oversees implementation of activities, resources and timelines required to complete systems development projects, systems administration, and reporting.
Oversees standardization of all new clinical content (new/old)
Provides leadership in development, establishing ownership and maintaining work teams.
Mentors staff to maintain a high standard of content and consistency while acting as a professional role model.
Develops efficient workflow and processing for end users.
Acts as IT Clinical management liaison to other IT departments as well as Corporate and Facility leadership and stakeholders.
Communicates and provides rationale for decisions to other UHS corporate and facility staff.
Identifies educational needs and collaborates with education team to design and implement end user education.
Provides mechanisms for soliciting ongoing feedback from users and responds and follows-up with concerns in a timely manner.
Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
Plans, facilitates, and evaluates improvements to operational workflow and processes in collaboration with facility clinical leadership.
Assures that system content and available education is linked to strategic initiatives.
Maximizes effectiveness of applications by understanding available functionality, options and possible alternatives for software in production.
Formulates reports, collects and analyzes data to identify trends that improve organizational performance and clinical outcomes.
Develops and makes recommendations to modify policies and procedures impacted by information systems.
Maintains a current knowledge of trends and issues in healthcare, clinical (nursing) practice, healthcare informatics and Joint Commission standards.
Articulates how new technology will impact current processes and procedures for the organization.