Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospitals with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center and Atlanta Medical Center South. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center – South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly “family” atmosphere. So whether you’re looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a hospital for you!
Atlanta Medical Center South is located in East Point, GA and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. Atlanta Medical Center South has earned the following distinctions:
CIGNA quality designation for Heart Failure (2010)
Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for Advanced Primary Stroke Centers
American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines: Silver in Coronary Heart Disease
American Diabetics Association Education Recognition certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program
Atlanta Medical Center, formerly Georgia Baptist Medical Center, is a 467-bed Regional Level I Trauma teaching facility sprawled across two city blocks near the heart of downtown Atlanta. Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, Atlanta Medical Center has an esteemed tradition of commitment to excellence in patient care and service to the community.
We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet’s elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:
Bariatric Center of Excellence
Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1st in Georgia)
American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure
American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease
American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke
2011 “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” recognition from Joint Commission (1 of only 405 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor – 1 of only 162 hospitals nationwide to receive recognition in all four major measure sets)
AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.
The Clinical Informatics (CI) Director will provide leadership in the implementation, integration, and ongoing evolution of clinical information systems at the hospital. This individual serves as a liaison between clinicians, ancillary departments, and Information Services (IS) to align clinical and IT standards with department workflow, processes, and policies. The CI Director acts as a change agent for hospital leaders and clinicians to promote adoption of new processes and technologies and achievement and sustainment of expected benefits and is comfortable in moving the organization out of its comfort zone to achieve excellence. The CI Director demonstrates a clear understanding of the Tenet standards and Applied Clinical Informatics (ACI) vision and guiding principles and can articulate the big clinical picture to hospital audiences.
Exceptional relationship management skills and professional demeanor. Must be regarded as a role model to elevate the role of Clinical Informatics at the hospital and within Tenet.
Experience in acute care electronic health record and computerized physician order entry implementation throughout the project life-cycle, performing workflow analysis, testing, training, go-live support, system upgrades, and issues management. Such experience could include IT conversions in a department only computerized record such as ED, OR, and L&D.
Experience in organizational/behavior change management methodologies or principles; passion for excellence and ability to move organizations out of their comfort zone to achieve excellence.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with a customer service focus
Effective organizational, research, time management and priority setting skills
Experience in conducting evaluations and assessments, i.e. change readiness assessments, workflow optimization assessments, etc.
Strong conceptual skills, with demonstrated knowledge and skill in problem-solving, decision-making and critical-thinking
Demonstrated ability to function both autonomously and collaboratively within a team; networks with colleagues and industry forums to leverage knowledge
Good understanding of Tenet clinical standards and integration of technology
Vision - sees the big picture and can represent the Tenet standards and ACI vision and guiding principles
Competent user of Microsoft Office products
Job : Managers and Directors
Primary Location : GA-Atlanta
Hospital/Facility : 800-Atlanta Medical Center - Atlanta, GA
Job Type : Full-time
Shift Type : Days