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Clinical Informatics Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH
Toronto, Ontario
Closing date
May 21, 2022
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Clinical Informatics Nurse (Registered Nurse)
Information Management Group

Position Description
The Clinical Informatics Nurse (CIN) educates and supports physicians and interprofessional clinical staff in the adoption of CAMH's electronic health record (I-CARE) and other IMG supported clinical applications. Acting as a key liaison between IMG and CAMH interprofessional clinical staff, the CIN also collaborates with both internal (e.g. Professional Practice, EPMO) and external stakeholders (e.g. vendors, TAHSN hospitals) to support other relevant initiatives at CAMH.

Reporting to the Chief Clinical Informatics Officer, the Clinical Informatics Nurse is responsible for developing and maintaining education materials, delivering training and providing ongoing support for I-CARE and other IMG-supported clinical applications. Through participation on committees, working groups and project teams, the CIN collaborates with others to support projects, process improvement, and mandated initiatives, focusing on system optimization, uptake of best practices, and adoption of I CARE and IMG-supported clinical applications.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide I-CARE and IMG supported application education for staff including physicians, new hires, residents, students and others
  • Provide in-person, telephone, virtual and email supports to physicians, interprofessional clinicians and others in the use of I-CARE and IMG supported applications
  • Develop workplace supports for the use of I-CARE and IMG supported applications, such as 'quick reference cards', 'how to' documents, and videos in alignment with organizational and practice needs
  • Create e-learning tutorials and supports for I-CARE and IMG supported applications
  • Develop, maintain, and deliver in-person and virtual classroom curriculum
  • Maintain content of training and support websites related to I-CARE education
  • Perform administrative duties as they relate to training and education for the use of I-CARE and IMG supported applications. These duties may include but are not limited to emailing, coordinating, tracking attendance, conducting evaluations, reports, and follow up.
  • Provide clinical needs, workflow analysis and design recommendations for various IMG projects
  • Support the use of I-CARE and IMG supported applications with interprofessional clinical staff through on-going communication (e.g. newsletter, updates), assessments, and 'just in time' support (e.g. in the clinic/on the unit)
  • Provide support for special initiatives such as project implementations, system downtimes, external assessments/reviews (Accreditation), etc.
  • Work collaboratively with professional practice staff to develop materials and provide training that incorporate both practice standards and functionality as it relates to the use of I-CARE and IMG supported applications

You will support a healthy workplace that embraces equity and diversity; encourage teamwork; promote learning and scholarship; and comply with all applicable standards and requirements. This position will be required to work across CAMH sites and as needed, provide support during various shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends.

  • Registered Nurse with good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (e.g. BN, BScN, BNSc)
  • Formal health or nursing informatics education is preferred (e.g. certificate, course, master's degree etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Cerner Millennium is preferred
  • Relevant clinical experience in mental health is preferred
  • Proven experience teaching and supporting clinicians in the use of electronic clinical applications coupled with effective leadership, decision-making, communication, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to combine clinical experience, best practice and software knowledge to provide effective education, support and input on organizational initiatives
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to develop and effectively deliver classroom, on-unit, one-to-one and web-based training for groups of various sizes
  • Strong knowledge of CAMH clinical workflows, and/or mental health related workflows
  • Hold a current BCLS (CPR)
  • Ability to work with clients of diverse cultural and social backgrounds
  • Bilingualism (French/English) or proficiency in a second language is an asset

Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Please Note: This full-time, permanent position is part of the ONA bargaining unit.

Salary Range: $37.08 - 53.07 per hour

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CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH's teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.
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