Providence Health & Services Clinical Informatics Specialist - Ambulatory in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Clinical Informatics Specialist to Providence Health & Services in Seattle WA.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual to serve as a clinical informatics resource, supporting all clinical staff roles throughout the care continuum (as assigned) in the specialty of Clinical Informatics.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate and monitor the analysis, design, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of clinical informatics applications and projects within the assigned ministry/area.

  • Promote the use of evidence-based clinical practice by participating in, establishing and leading ministry clinical informatics councils and participating in hospital, Regional and Providence Health & Services Clinical Practice Transformation and Performance Improvement councils or other like councils.

  • Participate in the selection, implementation and adoption of clinical technology to support optimal clinical effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Coordinate and provide direct support and education to Providence Health & Services clinicians (physicians, nurses, and other interdisciplinary team members) in their use of Health System technology including the electronic health record (EHR) and is responsible for ongoing training and competency validation for all clinical information systems as directed.

  • Incorporate theories, principles, and concepts from appropriate sciences into informatics practice.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical discipline, information technology/informatics, business, management, communications, etc. Minimum of one year of experience in customer service as a liaison, trainer, or a position that had the same or similar primary duties. OR

  • Associates Degree or Certification in clinical discipline (e.g. nursing, respiratory therapy, medical assistant, surgery technician, pharmacy technician), education, information technology, business administration, or a related healthcare or IS field is required with two years of experience in customer service as a liaison, trainer, or a position that had the same or similar primary duties. OR

  • Without a college degree, minimum of five years of blended work experience and formal instruction in a position that had the same or similar primary duties as this position.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience with supporting clinician use of an EMR system, with expertise in hospital clinical computer applications, especially those used at PH&S.

  • Education or experience in the area of adult learning and/or informatics.

  • One to two years experience in creating, designing, and writing training materials.

  • Project management and/or project team leadership.

  • Change management and process improvement leadership.


Active license or certification to practice as a clinician is required if applicable. (MD, RN, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Clinical Social Worker, Respiratory Therapist)

Informatics certifications or credentialing is preferred, and may be equivalent for up to 2 years experience for this position at the hiring manager’s discretion.

About the department you will serve .

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 192098