Appalachian Regional Healthcare


    Job Locations US-KY-Hazard
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 8:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Business Professional
    System- Hazard
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Project RIO
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Informaticist analyzes, develops, programs, tests, trains, implements and maintains System modules to provide effective and useful applications for the electronic health record. Participates in system-wide activities around design, build and implementation of clinical content and workflow with the Meditech system. The Informaticist will bear responsibility for meeting pre-determined goals toward the overall completion of Meditech implementation.


    This position is specific to the Surgery Module.

    1. Serve as the day-to-day contact person for MEDITECH/CONSULTING specialists during installation phase and roll out.
    1. Keep IT Project manager informed of all events affecting timely installation of clinical modules.
    1. Assist in accomplishing activities and responsibilities of the Application Coordinators (Core Team Leaders) assigned within each clinical department (e.g., planning and conducting training, testing).
    1. Identify and assist in resolution of issues arising in the clinical modules and issues that overlap the clinical departments relating to the setup and operation of the hospital information system (e.g. common mnemonic design for dictionary entries)
    1. Work with IT Project manager to assure that a consistent approach is followed throughout the installation.
    1. Assist in the documentation, tracking, and follow up on all reported problems, enhancement requests, and system change requests for clinical modules.
    1. Builds dictionaries related to intake and scheduling.
    1. Test or oversee testing of all software updates/new releases for clinical modules.
    1. Actively involved with development of training program for end user training prior to going Live.



    Education:  High School Diploma or G.E.D required.


    Associate’s Degree in Healthcare Technology or other related  specialty preferred.


    Previous MEDITECH experience desired but not required.

    Additional consideration given to healthcare related Bachelor’s degrees and certifications.


    Experience in inpatient O.R. within the last 5 years for informaticist team member surgical.


    Experience in a Healthcare Environment within the last 5 years.


    Information Technology experience/ability preferred.  Must be able to communicate with users of all disciplines. 


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