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Information Systems Specialist, OR

Description

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a Casual Information Systems Specialist, OR to support the Anesthesia department!

This position will work hours between Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hours are subject to change based on business needs.

Meets surgical information technology development needs and acts as a consultant to surgical administration for system development, data capture, charge capture, and reporting.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Provide service to interface with the ISD staff in accordance with systems development and integration across the Medical Center and System.
  • Assure quality of information through application testing and validation testing to insure appropriate accurate results.
  • Assist staff and vendors to deploy appropriate IS applications.
  • Ensure delivery of products and services within the budget and target dates.
  • Direct OR nursing staff on the use of information systems in the peri-operative process.
  • Manage requests from administration, senior UPMC system administration and finance related to surgical performance addressing volume, costs, trends and budget analysis.
  • Maintain current industry knowledge and trends to insure delivery of IS products are current and updated.
  • Provide ongoing troubleshooting, support and maintenance of production applications including a 24/7 on call coverage when appropriate for surgical IS functions.
  • Interact with physician offices and OR scheduling to assure current doctor preference cards are available for all cases.
  • Manage the design and data capture of surgical information for patient care, statistical generation and charge capture.
  • Protect the integrity and confidentiality of all information utilized, obtained, utilized and reported.
  • Work with technical services and the integration team to design, test and deploy appropriate hardware and software solutions to support appropriate IS needs of the division.
  • Interact with patient billing and finance to assure the accuracy of charges and the maintenance of the OR inventory associated with costs.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of a registered nurse program.
  • B.A. degree in a related field preferred.
  • RN with 3+ years OR experience HIGHLY preferred.
  • Strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, analyze situations, establish priorities, identify necessary resources and follow through on issues or projects to successful completion.
  • Ability to recognize systems of project problems and react quickly to solve them.
  • Ability to apply extensive experience to highly complex problems.
  • Ability to develop and analyze process models and logical relationships as they relate to the informatics application and process area.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve results.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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