Senior Healthcare Clinical Integration Specialist Consultant

posted on March 26, 2019

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Duration: 6 Months, Contract to Hire

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to manage a complex project with multiple locations and user groups
  • Experience in integrating biomedical devices with Epic in a large environment with integration products such as Nanthealth DCX and Philips IBE
  • Good knowledge of health system interfaces including ADT, clinical information and billing
  • Experience working with EMR (electronic medical record) systems include the posting of vital signs on patient charts
  • Able to handle multiple subprojects with separate components including technical and user driven
  • Familiarity with implementing systems and processes for downtimes and disaster recovery
  • Knowledgeable in Biomed devices including cardiac monitors, anesthesia monitors, ventilators, telemetry devices, etc
  • Familiarity with Biomed device terminology surveillance stations, central monitoring, etc
  • Establishment of the steps required to implement the upgrade Biomed application including alerting and notification systems.
  • Communication with the clinical areas on the steps required for their being properly prepared for the multiple changes such as interface changes, upgrades including training and testing.
  • Coordination of the activities of vendor staff, EITS staff and Biomed staff in the system change and upgrade preparatory tasks.
  • Coordination of all testing for the upgrade and changes including vendor validation, functionality and instrument testing by the vendors, clinical users, and EMR interface testing.
  • Creation of a step by step Go-live plan to be followed on the implementation date
  • Coordination of downtime and disaster recovery testing for Biomed applications.

Qualifications / Required Skill:

  • Highly knowledgeable in the features and function of the Biomedical devices especially in the interfacing with Epic
  • Experience with various types of blood products and laboratory test results.
  • Health system interface (HL7) working knowledge, preferable with laboratory information including ADT, orders, results and billing
  • Experience in system documentation including requirements definition and mapping to required system functionality
  • Good end user presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate technical information to users in a nontechnical manner Good problem solving skills in resolving issues with complex healthcare systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Will consider an applicant with licensed clinical background (RN, medical technologist or technician, RRT, etc)
  • Strong PC computing experience (e.g. Microsoft ® Office, Windows ® operating systems)
  • Experience implementing, troubleshooting, or using clinical software applications is preferred, but will consider similar experience with other types of applications.

 

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