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Providence Health & Services Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist Lab in New Mexico


Providence is calling a Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist Lab PSJH to our location in Irvine, CA.

We are seeking a Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist Lab PSJH who will work independently to support laboratory components of the EHR, clinical decision support and laboratory specific information systems associated with laboratory testing. The Senior Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist participates in a collaborative effort with key contributors and other informatics lab specialists, to design and develop effective laboratory workflow, operational processes and system functions to drive optimal outcomes and efficiencies. The Senior Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist supports leadership decision making by data gathering and conducting sophisticated analysis. The Senior Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist implements change to align with patient safety, strategic and regulatory goals and are effective communicators for varying audiences from clinicians to executive leadership and vendors.

The Senior Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist develops and maintain close relationships with key contributors, which include system and operational leadership, front line staff, governance groups, multi-disciplinary staff, and vendors. The Senior Clinical Informatics (CI) Lab Specialist collaborates to prioritize demands, set appropriate expectations, establish appropriate metrics and targets, and manage change implementation.

The Senior CI Lab Specialist is a change leader and serves as a positive, progressive, professional role model.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and application expertise and recommends innovative ideas, processes and/or procedures for enhancements, and modifications to improve existing pharmacy systems.

  • Leads the planning and execution of medium to large projects as they relate to the laboratory related workflows and laboratory information systems; serves as principal point of contact on multiple complex issues, tasks or projects.

  • Develops and documents system design and workflow processes of system needs for clinical management, staff, and providers.

  • Functions as a liaison between these stakeholders and the system build teams.

  • Provides advanced technical and application expertise to design, analyze, and optimize clinical information systems.

  • Ensures system design achieves Health System objectives of standardization, integration, and efficiency and supports compliance with policies and procedures, legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Shares knowledge and expertise in the growth and development of team members. Serves as a mentor to clinical informatics lab specialists.

  • Works collaboratively with the education team to develop change communication and training materials. Obtains approval where required.

  • Performs complex maintenance when appropriate; assists and/or leads testing updates and new releases prior to production use.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in BS in informatics, laboratory science, medical technology or related science Or equivalent education/experience.

  • 5-8 years or related experience.

  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.

  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.

  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills.

  • Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in MS in clinical/health/laboratory informatics.

  • Upon Hire Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Laboratory Technician certification.

  • 1 year Technology related certification/proficiency.

  • Familiarity with systems and applications. Training in laboratory informatics/administration or equivalent. Advanced computer hardware and software expertise.

  • Demonstrated planning and project oversight/management skills.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: IT Operations and Support

Location: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Montana, California, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 315486