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Physician Engagement Specialist

Dignity Health System Office Long Beach, California
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Requisition ID 2021-201466 Employment Type Full Time Department Ambulatory Physician Integration Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote No
Overview

Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, is a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In FY17, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unpaid cost of government programs. For more information, please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Physician Engagement Specialist serves as the liaison between Informatics and the physicians to ensure successful integration of clinical systems and processes. Works with the applications & support team to develop and deploy best practices in physician utilization of clinical information systems. Trains physicians, physician extenders and other clinical staff on software and IT processes. Assists in the development and implementation of current and future hospital clinical information systems, working closely with the Clinical Informatics Director, Project Managers, Clinical Informatics and other stake holders. The Physician Engagement Specialist collaborates with IT and other clinical or business departments across the organization to increase efficiencies and promote continuity of care through technology and workflow improvements.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of Informatics experience in acute and/or ambulatory healthcare setting.
  • Previous experience as a Physician Liaision, training medical staff and providers required.
  • Experience with Cerner, CPOE, Dragon, PowerChart, PowerNote required.
  • Demonstrated competency in Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Basic Information Technology understanding.
  • Ability to work tactfully and effectively with physicians, team members and the user community.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Travel

Travel between Dignity Health System offices and facilities required in addition to other departmental meetings (approximately 20%).

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