The purpose of Student Health
Services (SHS) is to provide appropriate, affordable, accessible and high quality primary health care to eligible students and to provide a
comprehensive disease-prevention and health education program within the NC State University community. The major function of SHS is to
provide outpatient care to the 34,000+ NC State students. Some level of medical care or nursing advice is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week during the academic year beginning in August and ending in May. Hours of service vary during the summer and during holidays and student
The Clinical Informatics Specialist not an IT position and must be licensed as an Advanced Practitioner. The successful
candidate is expected to have a strong working knowledge of healthcare technology and programs to work closely with electronic health record
(EHR) end users and IT support staff designated for Student Health.
Administrative Role: up to 70% varies
during school year
At the direction of the Student Health Director, and in close consultation with members of the Governing
Body, the individual selected will be the clinical subject matter expert (SME) for the development and implementation of strategies, plans,
template development and processes to manage data as it relates to the EHR. As a member of the Student Health team, this position will help
build upon the exceptional clinical expertise in patient care by contributing to the advancement and transformation of an EHR environment to
create a culture of managing data and providing clinical statistical information for evidence and data-based decision making. This position
provides expertise and support to the end users of the EHR. The preparation and planning for implementation to a new vendor hosted system
will be the primary focus initially. EHR template building, training of super users and staff to a new system, data setup/report writing,
extraction of data, and subsequent analysis will be key to this role. This position works with minimal supervision in a team environment and
collaborates frequently with EHR vendor, on-site IT support, end users, software vendors, organization leaders, administration, and other
campus partners as needed.
This position will also work as a provider in the clinic up to 30% as needed.
Clinical Role: 30%
As a clinician, the advanced practitioner delivers comprehensive, individualized health
care to eligible NC State students and, on occasion, to staff which includes diagnosing and treating acute and chronic illnesses, performing
minor outpatient procedures, providing patient education and counseling, and offering health education and disease prevention advice.
Serve as chair or co-chair committees as assigned. Participate as a team player in work-related
activities as needed. Participate in emergency preparedness drills, accreditation activities and Quality Improvement projects. Serve as a
mandatory employee during inclement weather and disasters.
to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina.
Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina. One (1)
year clinical informatics experience with demonstrated work in data management. One (1) year experience implementing EHR systems and
training end users. Clinical informatics experience and ability to identify, manage, synthesize and report data outcomes in a meaningful
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Certification or degree completion in
Clinical Informatics or Health Informatics. Three (3) years’ electronic health record experience using software designed for college health
needs (preferably MediCat). Project management experience. Experience creating presentations and Data Dashboards using Powerpoint or a
similar software. Prefer minimum of 1 year experience as an nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant working in ambulatory care setting
such as primary care, internal medicine, urgent care, adolescent medicine, or college health.
Required License or
NC PA or NP License. Current on required CME for maintaining license and approval to practice by NC
Medical or Nursing Board as per profession.
All applicants must apply on
line. Please provide contact information for 3 professional references. Please use Other Document (1) to upload a copy of your
Job Open Date 03/22/2016
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date.
Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 03/29/2016
Is this position
partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 04/04/2016
If no applicants apply who meet
the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be
determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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