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Specialist, Electronic Medical Record (emr) Adoption

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Full Time
7 days ago
Position Summary
** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Information and Technology Services department.

The Specialist, EMR Adoption provides at-the-elbow and remote guidance and coaching to physicians, nurses and allied health professionals to increase their satisfaction and meaningful use of Northern Health's Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. The role coaches the support coaches and clinical educators to enable local sustainment and adoption of EMRs in conjunction with quality improvement in clinical practices, processes and documentation. The EMR Adoption Specialist supports clinicians where they work in acute, primary and community facilities and clinics. They provide individual and group coaching, mentoring, performance evaluations, and onsite EMR support. The Specialist uses analytical IT tools to measure and increase EMR adoption. They act as an EMR subject matter expert and regularly liaise with site operational leaders, regional programs and clinical informatics to resolve issues of change management, training, design, build and support of EMRs and other IT tools.

Starting salary will be approximately from $86,398 to $107,997 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

Qualfications
• Bachelor's degree in a health care or health informatics discipline;
• For regulated health care professional candidates current full practicing registration with the applicable provincial College or Association is required.
• Relevant professional development in areas of IM/IT, process improvement, change management, project management, group facilitation;
• Five (5) to seven (7) years in front-line clinical care and experience working in clinical operations and/or clinical systems;
• Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Candidates with current Digital Health Canada membership and Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems - Canada CPHIMS-CA Certification are preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to guide, coach, teach, and promote a learning environment and continuous quality improvement.
• Ability to take a "can-do" approach to resolving issues and working with multiple personalities.
• Ability to apply people change management and transformation techniques and practices.
• Strong documentation skills and demonstrated ability to develop detailed clinical or technical documentation, training aides and how-to documents, and track work activities or issues documentation.
• Intermediate computer skills and ability to work comfortably with spreadsheets, presentations, diagramming and word processing software (e.g. Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Word).
• Ability to foster innovation throughout complex evolutionary change.
• Ability to see connections between issues, events and data points and to think clearly around complex systems, bridging community issues and regional and provincial activities.
• Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills.
• Proven ability to manage diverse groups and individuals, working in stressful clinical situations, through change initiatives and resolve issues arising throughout the process.
• Superior small and large group facilitation skills and individual coaching skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to foster collaborative partnerships using a team approach.
• High level of motivation with a positive attitude and high degree of flexibility in a rapidly changing environment.
• Strong organizational skills and experience in project management; ability to organize and prioritize work and balance multiple activities concurrently.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Ability and willingness to travel.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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Health Care