One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Clinical Informatics Specialist.
The Clinical Informatics Specialist provides guidance in identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining an efficient and effective clinical information system.Â Supports the organizationâ€™s overall clinical initiatives by applying an excellent understanding of clinical processes and supporting information technologies to optimize health information systems. Serves as the liaison between providers, clinicians, IT, and management.Â As an advisor, helps shape and define current and future clinical information system improvements through daily interaction with individual teams both at corporate and enterprise-wide. Participates in strategic vision and planning. Provides continued customer support inclusive of supporting interactive education to enhance system and application comprehension. Facilitates the organizationâ€™s vision and strategy for clinical transformation, and actively engages in managing system and practice changes. Serves as a mentor and role model.
Key Responsibilities include:
Plans, reviews and oversees implementation of activities, resources and timelines required to complete systems development projects, systems administration, and reporting.
Provides leadership in development, establishing ownership and maintaining work teams.
Applies broad clinical informatics knowledge (technical and process) with highly comprehensive specialized knowledge to enhance new clinical system features and functions.
Acts as IT Clinical management liaison to other IT departments as well as Corporate and Facility leadership and stakeholders. Oversees standardization of clinical system content.
Identifies novel ways to bridge the gap between clinical departments and Information Services Department.
Manages initiatives to promote effective design, development and implementation of clinical information system improvements.
Mentors staff to maintain a high standard of content and consistency while acting as a professional role model.