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Coordinator, Surgical Information Systems
Category: Information Systems/Technology
Job Requisition: 20315
Department: Operating Room - Surgical Information Systems
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Hours per Week: 40.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
Coordinates and provides system management expertise and project direction for department of Perioperative Services. Provides leadership for planning, implementation and maintenance of computer systems and applications to meet internal and external reporting and support requirements. Evaluates existing or proposed systems for structure and accessibility to internal and external systems. Serves as the primary liaison to Information Systems department and external vendors for all technical aspects of systems supporting the division functions. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or surgical technology.
  • Bachelor's degree in field related to position.
  • Knowledge of computer operations, network administration and system management, as would normally be acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Technology.
  • Five to seven years of project management in implementation and system maintenance of an automated system with preference of experience with an OR scheduling/inventory/charging system.
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Clinical experience in the operating room, including the major surgical specialties.
  • Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse or CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written communication to facilitate complete project implementation and to achieve project goals.
  • Familiarity with software and hardware; LAN knowledge preferred.
  • Detail-oriented to maintain the integrity of the database.
  • Ability to assist and train users.
  • Ability to analyze and maintain validity of data.
  • Problem-solving skills to find solutions to difficult human, technical, clinical, or administrative problems.
  • Ability to use independent judgment.
About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.

A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.

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