The Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner Informatics (PAI, NPI) ) is an expert in human factors, patient safety, and the use of technology to optimize care delivery processes and effectively communicate patient care activity. The PAI, NPI specializes is responsible for effective process design, development, and implementation of the Electronic Medical Record and Clinical Decision Support. As well, this role supports pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians as the resource for requests related to PowerChart changes and additions. The PAI, NPI demonstrates independent decision making as appropriate in evaluation of requests for system improvements and determines feasibility and advisability of system changes. The PAI, NPI works closely with clinicians, departmental leadership, Quality, Patient Safety, Accreditation and Licensure Departments and Information Systems staff to clarify needs, prioritize requests, design workflow to fit with electronic systems, and execute change and facilitate adaptation to the Electronic Medical Record. The PAI, NPI will be the primary RAVEN instructor for new and existing providers. The PAI, NPI will be required to work 1 shift per week in the Outpatient Clinic.
Minimum Education: PA, NP must have completed an approved Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Training Program and received and maintained certification.
Minimum Experience: Two years minimum suggested experience level. Should have experience with reading radiographs and dispensing medication.
License, Certification, Registration: Must have Alaska License and DEA license.
Equipment/Tools: Must have the computer skills needed to access computerized medical records.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Needs the skills and knowledge to practice medicine in the area of their specialty.
General Responsibilities: Will be expected to be on call one out of six to eight weeks as second tier support for troubleshooting problems to identify if the particular issue is one that can be handled by the IT department at YKHC, or one that would better be handled by AMS
- Generous PTO – beginning at 4.5 weeks
- Ten paid holidays
- Comprehensive healthcare coverage
- Life and Disability Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account
- Retirement plans
- Employee Wellness Center
- Tort Claims Coverage
- Certified Nurse Practitioner
- Clinical Decision Support
- Decision Making
- Health Care