The Assistant Chief Nurse Executive/Informatics is responsible for designing and executing new life cycle systems which may include: planning, workflow analysis, validation, and implementation across the enterprise. This position will lead the continued evaluation of existing and developing technology, such as the Electronic Health Record systems, against proven standards in functionality, design, continuity of care and implications of workflow efficiency and cognitive workflows in the provision of patient care. The ACNE/Informatics position will collaborate with clinical user community teams, other UK HealthCare Information Technology teams and University of Kentucky/UK HealthCare IT leadership exhibiting trust, cooperation, integrity and strong negotiation skills. This position requires a Kentucky Registered Nursing licensure (or eligible applicant to obtain one by hire date) and an ANCC Informatics Nursing Board Certification prior to hire date.
Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field preferred. Previous experience and demonstrated leadership and management ability with a minimum of 5 years' experience in managing multiple demands, initiatives, units or a large complex system. Required related experience is 10 years.
The ideal candidate will possess experience working with large and complex processes; extensive clinical skills; professional and nursing theory/practice; strong leadership and management skills; have the ability to lead and facilitate projects, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; exceptional planning and organizational skill; effective written and verbal communication skills; and be able to lead diverse groups towards University-focused objectives.
Internal Number: RE16193
About UK HealthCare
Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life integration that the University strives to provide its employees. See for yourself what makes UK one great place to work.UK HealthCare is the hospitals and clinics of the University of Kentucky. But it is so much more. It is 9,000 people – physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals – all dedicated to providing the most advanced, most effective care available, not just in Kentucky but anywhere. It is a Level 1 trauma center, ready every minute of every day to treat even the most serious injuries when they come through the door. It is a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, caring for the tiniest and sickest newborns in Kentucky’s Children’s Hospital. It is also a Magnet hospital and home to the NCI designated Markey Cancer Center.