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Nationwide Children's Hospital RN Nursing Informatics - Nursing Informatics- .9 FTE in Columbus, Ohio

This is a Part-time, .9 FTE, 36 hours a week, salaried/exempt, and benefits eligible position.

Minimum pay: $29.98 per hour

The RN, Nursing Informatics serves in an infrastructure role across the organization by specializing in patient care processes and clinician workflow, leads initiatives to promote effective process design, development and implementation of the electronic medical record and other technologies. The RN Nursing Informatics collaborates with end users to help define health care information problems and solutions by participating in facility wide improvement teams.

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

  1. Provides direction to clinicians in identification of information system needs.

  2. Participates in software problem identification, validates end-user issues/data, and participates in problem resolution.

  3. Recommends system enhancements to support clinical practice and clinical decision making.

  4. Possesses a broad knowledge of overall hospital operations.

  5. Communicates with ancillary departments to coordinate enhancements, resolve operational problems and improve operational quality of the system.

  6. Follows through to ensure final resolution of problems, recommending longer-term solutions when appropriate and communicating back to individual reporting the problem.

  7. Serves as a focal point for the hospital in resolving inquiries and complaints related to the electronic medical record.

  8. Demonstrates behaviors which support excellence in customer service, patient safety and professionalism.

  9. Responsible for assuring clinician involvement in evaluation of new technology design and function.

  10. This role supports interdisciplinary team members throughout the hospital in regard to the electronic medical record.

  11. Demonstrates independent decision making as appropriate in evaluation of requests for system improvements and determines feasibility and advisability of system changes.

  12. Participates in improvement projects and on assigned committees to provide content expertise on the literature related to electronic medical record to meet patient safety goals, support clinician workflow and achieve care improvements.

  13. Serves as a resource for clinicians on the clinical information system and patient care processes to promote optimal care, reduce errors and achieve organizational goals.

  14. Problem solves application and workflow issues and works through barriers to achieve results by collaborating effectively with users and the information technology staff.

  15. Uses organizational, analytical, written and interpersonal skills to resolve issues in a professional manner.

  16. Maintains knowledge of trends and new technology through memberships in appropriate professional organizations, literature review, and attending applicable conferences and workshops. Develops networks for the sharing of resources and ideas between clinicians within Nationwide Childrens Hospital and other institutions; particularly user groups.


  1. Bachelor Degree in Nursing is required. Masters degree in Nursing is preferred. Registered Nurse must be licensed to practice in the State of Ohio.

  2. Certification in Nursing Informatics through ANCC is desired.

  3. Information systems experience required. Demonstrated knowledge of documentation requirements and competence in the use of current on-line documentation systems.

  4. Three to five years clinical experience required.

  5. Strong communication skills required to articulate the process of patient care delivery in the clinical environment, and to teach adult learners. Teaching or mentoring experience preferred.

  6. Strong analytical and organizational skills required to make recommendations for automation of clinical processes.

  7. Interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership for system responsibilities and to interact effectively with a variety of hospital departments, clinicians, and outside vendors. Must be able to work effectively in groups.8. Ability to work independently under minimal supervision.


Must be able to see, hear, speak, read and perform manual tasks with or without accommodation and care for oneself with little or no difficulty. The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


Requisition ID: 2021-27458

External Company Name: Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Street: 431 S. 18th Street