Informatics Educator I - Physician Optimization (47494)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: 1.0/80
  • Shift: Days
  • Hours in Shift: 8
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Req: 47494

Job Description

Job Summary
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.
Responsible for needs assessment, planning, developing, coordinating, facilitating, and delivering end-user training for physicians, other clinicians, and non-clinical staff to develop competence in the use of all clinical information systems (CIS) and computer software applications for various clinical areas and departments within the hospital and clinics.

Essential Functions

Assesses, plans, develops and implements educational programs for staff based on needs assessments, new computer applications, system updates, and other organizational goals and changes. Continuously updates and refines training program components based on user needs.
Assists managers in establishing educational goals and plans regarding clinical applications for the department/clinic, for a specific group of employees, or a single employee with educational needs. Collaborates with the Information Technology Department, Nursing Informatics Specialists, and outside software vendors as well as management in the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of clinical computer applications.
Develops and implements a Professional Development Plan in consultation with manager to enhance competence in assigned clinical applications areas, teaching methods, group processes, leadership, facilitation and organizational skills.
Develops, conducts, facilitates and evaluates clinical computer information systems (CIS) training using appropriate methodologies, strategies, and content for end users in assigned clinical areas.
Develops, implements, and modifies curriculum, content and/or materials for training programs to meet the needs of end users, taking into account varying levels of computer literacy. Coordinates appropriate level of instruction and competence/evaluations required for each user.
Participates in workflow design and system build in order to gain in-depth knowledge of why the workflows have been designed as they have, and the important system functionality supporting the workflows.
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.


Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university
Experience: One (1) year of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.
Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions
Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
Ability to solve problems and identify solutions
Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job
Knowledge and understanding of the integration of information systems with specific organizational business
needs and plans
Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects

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