Clinical Transformation Specialist (Part-Time) in Pasadena, CA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    909 South Fair Oaks Avenue
    Pasadena, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

The Clinical Transformation Specialist will serve as the primary resource for providing advanced Clinical integration support at the local level.  As a resource the Clinical Transformation Specialist provides on going user education and informatics support for various teams, committees and informatics projects throughout the facility.  This position assists in providing facility vision and direction for implementations, workflow design, data management and related duties to support Shriners Hospitals for Children Mission and Vision.

Clinical Excellence

Supports clinical integration, operations, and achievement of clinical excellence related to Informatics. Supports the Clinical Analyst with development, delivery, communication and evaluation of staff education related to clinical systems.  Coaches, mentors, and provides at-the-elbow support for members of the clinical team in gaining and maintaining competency in use of clinical information and communication systems. Supports Clinical Analyst in developing and coordinating communication regarding future EHR changes to clinical staff and stakeholders. Develops and performs competency assessments related to clinician use of information systems; documents findings; designs and delivers targeted remediation training as necessary. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions. Facilitates and or participates in interdisciplinary teams to identify clinical systems improvements.

Project Management                                                           

Leads project teams, coordinates work activities, reports on work status and provides input on team performance. Utilizes expertise and understanding of all clinical applications to instruct and coach team members. Take on project/engagement management responsibilities as required and assigned.

Leadership, Consultative Skills and Subject Matter Expertise  

Effective change management leadership. Follows through to ensure final resolution of problems, recommending longer-term solutions when appropriate and communicating back to the individual reporting the problem. Brings work groups together to achieve consensus for system changes. Facilitates the two-way flow of communication for establishing and maintaining understanding between Information Systems and Clinical departments. Participates in the development of Policies and Procedures for area(s) of responsibility. Effectively demonstrates the mission, vision and core values of SHC on a daily basis.

Clinical Transformation


Maintains Cerner Model Experience. Serves as a resource to individuals and teams at the local level and in collaboration with Headquarters. Provides opportunities for users to verbalize concerns and suggest potential improvements related to the use of clinical information systems. Coordinates work with users and the Information Technology department to resolve conflicts between workflow and the clinical information systems. Participates in post implementation change evaluation and supports users in maintaining changed processes. Assists in testing new system applications and other special assignments as directed. Provide workflow analysis and recommendations for optimization of the clinical and non-clinical EHR interfaced applications.



Job Requirements

General Competencies:

  • Demonstrates adherence to Shriners Hospitals for Children core values and mission, history and culture.

  • Effective communications approach and delivery.

  • Understand and comply with Shriners Hospitals for Children standards of conduct regarding: quality of care, laws and regulations, human resources, business and ethical practices, confidentiality, and conflicts of interest.

  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminar, workshops and professional affiliations to keep current with practice management trends/requirements including any professional licensure requirements.

  • Strong organizational skills, be able to prioritize multiple activities and objectives in a rapidly changing environment, and deliver quality service


    Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledgeable in strategic planning, clinical information and technology.

  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical practices, operations and administration.

  • Facilitation skills to lead workgroups in clinical integration and identifying emerging requirements.

  • Demonstrated analytical and effective problem solving skills using fact-base information in evolving situations, while adhering to deadlines

  • Cerner or EHR experience

  • Must be comfortable utilizing MS Office suite (i.e., Visio, Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Ability to translate technical and clinical user needs in a concise, understandable manner

  • Willingness to address issues and take ownership, knowing when and how to escalate issues.

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to interact with clinical staff


    Leadership Competencies (if applicable):

  • Applies advanced technical and leadership expertise in developing new and innovative concepts to meet organizational needs. 

  • Has demonstrated ability to direct project teams.

  • Problem and issue resolution experience

  • Demonstrated change management success within a clinical environment

  • Ability to achieve consensus amongst clinical and administrative departments

  • Willingness to address issues and take ownership, knowing when and how to escalate issues.

  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to interact with clinical staff



             Nursing, Health Informatics              related field