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|Date Posted||January 11, 2019|
Clinical Analyst Centricity Critical Care
Department ; ICU/CCU
Reports to ; ICU Manager
Date ; 2019
Overall Purpose of Job
The post holder will work within the multidisciplinary team, providing exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.
Centricity Critical Care is a dedicated information management system for Critical care areas. It offers a single system that enables a patient to enter, follow, supplement, retrieve and analyse relevant information from start to finish of the patient care process in Intensive care (ICU).
Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:
- Developing Reports
- Communicating with IT ( Beacon Hospital)
- Communicating with the supplying vendor
- The clinical analyst will configure new documentation not already available or changes to existing documentation on the system.
- The aim of configuration is to achieve a complete electronic medical record for the patients stay in ICU.
- The clinical analyst must oversee education of the system. This will include education for new, temporary and ward nurses on how to use the system.
- Educating allied health professional and medical staff.
- Create competency framework and ensure competencies are signed off for personnel using the system.
- The clinical analyst is also responsible for educating users on any changes or upgrades to the system and identifying users that require further education.
- Upgrade to system
- The clinical analyst will manage the project plan, implementation and evaluation of system upgrades in collaboration with ICU managers, Director of nursing, IT and GE.
- The clinical analyst is responsible for ensuring that any issues with the system are possibly resolved at local level. If problems with the system cannot be resolved then this needs to be escalated to IT. The clinical analyst in collaboration with IT must ensure the troubleshooting escalation protocol is understood and is implemented correctly and effectively.
- Developing Reports
- The clinical analyst will create and develop reports required
- The clinical analyst will have a knowledge of crystal reports or a willingness to participate in the required training.
- Adequate training will be provided by the organisation.
- Communicating with IT
- It is very important that the clinical analyst informs IT of any problems with the system. This ensures a high quality system is in use in ICU. IT must be aware of :
- System upgrades so they can facilitate these changes
- Troubleshooting hardware/software or connection issues in order to escalate to third parties
- Standard access requests
- Communicating with Oxygen Care
- The clinical analyst will communicate effectively with the representative for Oxygen care in regards to system errors, configuration issues and system upgrades to ensure that Beacon Hospital receives the best service possible.
- Other responsibilities
- The clinical analyst must work with the quality department and medical records to ensure documentation and reports are meeting the requirements and standards for Beacon Hospital.
- The clinical analyst will be familiar with the Centricity critical care web station and be able to provide education to all staff in the hospital on how to access and view it.
- The clinical analyst will ensure they are suitably trained and remain up to date on any changes to the system and will attend available education sessions and conferences.
- The clinical analyst will have sufficient clinical knowledge and evidence based practice to carry out the duties and responsibilities on the role.
- Strong leadership skills are desired.
- The candidate must have the ability to independently plan, develop, and implement effective and resourceful duties as part of a busy working environment.
· An Bord Altranais Registration.
· Post Graduate qualification in health information.
· Minimum of 5 years post registration experience in the specialist area.
· Excellent communications.
· Excellent time management and organisational skills.
· Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
· Ability to work alone and organise own caseload.
· Ability to work under pressure.
· Ability to initiate and manage change.
· Good IT and computer skills.
· Flexible towards working hours.
· All posts in Beacon Hospital require a high level of flexibility to ensure the delivery of an effective and efficient service. Therefore, the post holder will be required to demonstrate flexibility as and when required by their manager or hospital management.
This job description is intended to be an outline of the areas of responsibility and deliverables at the time of its writing. As the Hospital and the post holder develop, this job description may be subject to review in light of the changing needs of the Hospital.