Senior Patient Safety Analyst job – ECRI Institute – Pennsylvania

ECRI Institute is seeking an experienced Senior Patient Safety Analyst / clinical informaticist knowledgeable about electronic health records systems and health IT related safety concerns. This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, understanding, interpretation, and use of information from data collected on health IT-related patient safety issues in order to identify ways in which health IT can improve healthcare safety and quality.
  • Identify new ways to use information presently collected in electronic health records in order to facilitate safety activities
  • Conduct, oversee, and prepare for topic analysis via workgroup activities with senior leaders from divergent disciplines.
  • Develop lecture materials, webinars, educational and training tools, and other items as needed.
  • Present materials in various public forums and at professional meetings.

Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree (majoring in Nursing or other clinical degree) and 5 years’ experience with electronic health records systems and health IT related safety concerns required.

  • Familiarity with and preferably active use of at least two different electronic health records systems and their use and application in various clinical settings (acute care, ambulatory, long term or post-acute care).
  • Awareness of patient safety issues and the relationship of health IT to safety issues.
  • Familiar with evidence based guidelines.
  • Familiarity with data analysis and data reporting systems.
  • Familiarity with the regulatory compliance environment related to healthcare IT.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Highly organized; excellent time management skills.
  • Past experience in working with and reporting to those from various educational and experience levels.
  • Superior communication and writing skills (writing sample required).
  • Excellent presentation skills (in hiring process may be asked to provide short presentation)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PPT, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to participate in occasional national travel.

About ECRI Institute: ECRI Institute is a nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient safety and care. It has its headquarters in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. We have a diverse working environment that encourages teamwork and an open exchange of ideas. Over 400 dedicated staff blend extraordinary scope and depth of clinical, management, and technical expertise with a wide range of experienced healthcare professionals. Our competitive benefit package for full-time and benefit-eligible part-time employees includes medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage which begin on the first day of employment.

For nearly 50 years, ECRI Institute has dedicated itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research to healthcare. Through rigorous, evidence-based patient safety research, ECRI Institute has recommended actionable solutions that have saved countless lives. ECRI Institute is designated an Evidence-Based Practice Center by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. ECRI Institute PSO is listed as a federally certified Patient Safety Organization by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and strives to achieve the highest levels of safety and quality in healthcare by collecting and analyzing patient safety information and sharing best practices and lessons learned. Qualified applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

ECRI Institute is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 610-825-6000. EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

To be considered further for this opportunity interested candidates must apply directly to our website. https://www.ecri.org/about/pages/careers.aspx

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