Director Clinical Knowledge Management

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LifePoint Health
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November 17, 2021
Location
Brentwood, Tennessee
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Director Clinical Knowledge Management in Brentwood, TN at Health Support Center

Date Posted: 11/17/2021

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LifePoint Health was founded in 1999 on the idea that everyone deserves quality healthcare close to home and that strong healthcare creates strong communities. We began with a network of 23 hospitals in non-urban markets across the nation united by a singular mission: Making Communities Healthier. We are a financially strong company with significant healthcare operations expertise. We recognize that every community has unique healthcare needs, and for more than 17 years, we have worked to ensure the highest standards of quality care and excellent service to patients at each of our locations by understanding and responding to these needs. LifePoint has a track record of investing in state-of-the-art technology, facility improvements, physician recruitment and staff development. We give each of the facilities and providers within our network the resources they need to deliver high quality care and services to their communities and succeed in today’s healthcare marketplace.

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LifePoint Health- Health Support Center

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Clinical Knowledge Management drives the development of Company-wide, evidence based order sets and content for documentation that support and imbed evidence based practice and regulatory standard compliance.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Develop and drive evidence based order sets, care plans and physician / clinician documentation templates.
  • Coordinate regulatory standards between the Health Support Center (HSC), facilities, and all EHR systems through the use of evidence based clinical content.
  • Maintain a repository of Company core/historic content, such as order sets, documentation, clinical specific documents and information regarding decision-makers, approvers, and rationale.
  • Engage with Knowledge/Governance leaders and other stakeholders regarding updates, compliance, or any activities.
  • Assemble content specific teams from across the Company to focus on development and clinical review of documentation.
  • Work independently and/or collaboratively to create supporting project plans, schedules to support the expected outcomes.
  • Support Health Support Center (HSC) and facility stakeholders as the point of contact for requested documentation and development of governance processes.
  • Develop, oversee, and facilitate an effective change management process for Governance for content or Clinical documentation, for any discipline there is within the clinical setting.
  • Develop orientation, competency assessment, and educational programs for facility order set and documentation content owners.
  • Optimize multi-discipline user experience, leveraging expertise of other HSC team members, vendor representatives, and other stakeholders in solution-focused activities.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

  • Position serves both internal co-workers and external customers, clients, patients, contractors, and vendors.
  • Access to and/or works with sensitive and/or confidential information.
  • Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of healthcare regulatory and compliance (e.g., HIPAA).  Skilled in the application of policies and procedures. Knowledge of Business Office Standards and Recommended Practices.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the work of others, including planning, assigning, scheduling and reviewing work, ensures quality standards. Responsible for hiring, terminating, training and developing, reviewing performance and administering corrective action for staff.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Experience: Minimum 7 years of experience; including 5 years’ experience in clinical setting with experience in project management.

Certifications: N/A

Licenses: N/A

Skills and Abilities:

Business Mathematical Skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret graphs.

Moderate Computer Skills -- Frequent use of electronic mail, word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, graphics, etc. Ability to create, maintain and incorporate simple functions into documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations to support business objectives.

Complex Communication -- Frequently communicates complex information and interacts with management. Can present, resolve, and address delicate situations. Can motivate and persuade others.

Varied Business Problems --Problems are varied and complex, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation. Problems are solved using knowledge and skills, general precedent, and practices.

Department Specific -- Decisions impact the management and operations within a department. May contribute to business, and operational decisions that affect the department.

Functional Independent Judgement -- Provides and sets goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices, and programs. Makes decisions for and/or resolves problems for others.

Project Planning/Organization -- Handle multiple projects simultaneously including task delegation, project oversight, and resource allocation.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.

In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.

Minimum overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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