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Clinical Applications Coordinator - Meaningful Use
Category: Education
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Clinical Applications Coordinator - Meaningful Use
Clinical Applications Coordinator - Meaningful Use


Health System Information Technology USA Springhill Campus, AL

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Regular Full-time


USA Medical Center

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About Us

The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. The USA Health System delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.

In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The USA Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.

The USA Health System is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.

Essential Functions

Implements and oversees Meaningful Use initiatives, documentation, workflow, order-sets, etc., which support successful adoption of computer applications into the patient care process, appropriate to the level and needs of the audience; manages Meaningful Use project life cycles in accordance with enterprise level clinical and information services strategic planning; coordinates with appropriate quality departments to identify, implement, and measure performance of electronic quality measures; participates in the development of operational procedures to ensure the function of Meaningful Use implementation; establishes and maintains working relationships with representatives of USA computer services, hospital information services, clinical information services, vendors, and other technical support groups; functions as liaison between clinical application services and administration, clinical department leaders, clinical information systems staff, and vendors; collaborates with clinical departments to utilize Meaningful Use initiatives and Clinical Applications to improve operations and departmental workflow; identifies and troubleshoots problem areas related to Meaningful Use initiatives and Clinical Applications in consultation with physicians, nurses, technical staff, and clinical service leaders; prepares and presents written and oral presentations to organizational leadership related to Meaningful Use; participates in development, interpretation, and education of Clinical Application policies and procedures; documents day-to-day activities, minutes, clinical designs and validation results; documents weekly and cumulative year Meaningful Use attestation status, Meaningful Use attestation defense, and training materials and procedures; develops and updates user documentation; abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organizations values; adheres to departmental and hospital policies, including confidentiality; communicates and uses appropriate customer relation skills with physicians, patients, families, and other hospital staff in person and via e-mail and telephone; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; utilize proper body mechanics when moving equipment and/or supplies that are necessary to perform essential functions; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in nursing from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama, four years of professional nursing experience, one of which involved working with healthcare information systems, and current licensure with the state of Alabama as a registered nurse. A master's degree and ARRA Meaningful Use experience is preferred.

Working Days and Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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