Involves advanced expertise in evidence-based nursing and practice in a range of specialty areas, such as oncology, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatric / mental health, adult health, acute / critical care, among others. Provides direct patient care, teaching, mentoring, consulting, research, management, and systems improvement. Influences outcomes by providing expert consultation to all care providers and implementing improvements in health care delivery systems.
The Clinical Nurse Informaticist (CNI) is a clinical leader in the Department of Health Informatics at UCSF Health who serves as the liaison for health IT efforts supporting clinical workflows and associated information systems requirements in all areas that support our Digital First strategy. Responsible for planning, coordinating and monitoring the workflow analysis, capability design, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of Digital First projects. Advanced knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical relevancy and in-depth knowledge and expertise in clinical workflows, informatics, evidence-based practice, consultation, and leadership. These competencies are essential to advance the practice, professional development, and support of clinical practice and care management activities across the care continuum.
Serves as a champion for complex clinical projects and systems that support digital solutions. Involves advanced expertise in the design, implementation, integration, and ongoing evolution and adoption of information systems that enhance the digital patient experience. Acts as the liaison to align clinical and Clinical Systems standards with departmental workflows, processes, and policies. Influences outcomes by providing expert consultation to all care providers and implementing improvements in information systems.
Internal Number: 3147898
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.