Asst Chief Nurse Exec/Informatics/UKHC

Job description

The Assistant Chief Nursing Assistant/Informatics is responsible for designing and executing new life cycle systems which may include: planning, workflow analysis, validation and implementation across the enterprise. This position will lead the continued evaluation of existing and developing technology, such as the Electronic Health Record systems, against proven standards in functionality, design, continuity of care and implications of workflow efficiency and cognitive workflows in the provision of patient care. The Assistant Chief Nursing Assistant/Informatics position will collaborate with clinical user community teams, other UK HealthCare Information Technology teams and UK HealthCare/UK HealthCare Information Technology leadership exhibiting trust, cooperation, integrity and strong negotiation skills. This position requires a Kentucky Registered Nursing license and an ANCC Informatics Nursing Board certification prior to hire date.

Job Title
Asst Chief Nurse Exec/Informatics/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Asst Chief Nurse Exec/Informatics

Department Name
H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location
Lexington. KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

10 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse and ANCC Informatics Nursing Board certified

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: handling of light-weight objects up to 10 pounds, as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time.


Primarily Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM with occasional evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays per departmental needs.


The ideal candidate will possess experience working with large and complex processes; extensive clinical skills professional and nursing theory/practice; strong leadership and management skills; have the ability to lead and facilitate projects, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; exceptional planning and organizational skill; effective written and verbal communication skills; and be able to lead diverse groups towards University-focused objectives.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field preferred. Previous experience and demonstrated leadership and management ability with a minimum of five years' experience in managing multiple demands, initiatives, units or a large complex system.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently hold or are you eligible to obtain an ANCC Informatics Nursing Board certification prior to hire date?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly share a key initiative that describes your leadership in influencing outcomes leveraging informatics as a key differentiator.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/3/2018
    Application Due: 12/3/2018
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