Mediclinic Nursing Informatics Specialist: ICU Jobs in South Africa

Mediclinic Nursing Informatics Specialist: ICU Jobs in South Africa

Closing date: 13/01/2023

Number of positions: 1

Recruiter name: Carmen Leonie Railoun

Reference number: 35292

Workplace Type: Hybrid


This role is eligible for the Corporate Office Dual Workplace Arrangement.

This new way of work introduces a hybrid working model for Mediclinic Southern Africa (MCSA) Corporate Office employees.

Eligible employees will be required to be in the office (25 Du Toit Street, Stellenbosch) for two scheduled days a week and the other three days will be worked from home.

Main Purpose of Job

  • Provide ICU specialist nursing guidaince and technical assisstance to nurses, doctors and other clinical staff for the implementation, maintenance and optimisation of an Electronic Health Record system and other digital health applications to deliver quality healthcare quality healthcare within the devision.

  • This person, in conjuction with the Health Informatics team, is responsible for assuring the successful utilisation of information technology, primarily the EHR-system, to optimise ICU patient care delivery in collaboration with nurses, doctors and other clinical staff.

    Key Responsibility Areas

  • Assist with the identification and procurement of an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system, as well as other IT related clinical applications, that meet the nursing end user as well as Mediclinic’s clinical and patient care needs, within ICU

  • Manage the configuration, planning and implementation of the digital health systems (incl. EHR) and processes, within the ICU domain, throughout the division

  • Ensure effective configuration, utilisation and optimisation of ICU digital health systems (incl. EHR)

  • Ensure compliance to legal and regulatory requirements

  • Build and maintain effective stakeholder relationships

    Required Education


  • Registered/Professional Nursing qualification

  • Nursing specialist qualification in ICU


  • Postgraduate degree/ qualification in health informatics

    Required Experience

    Essential Minimum

  • More than 5 years’ clinical experience in ICU

  • User experience with clinical, hospital and/ or financial applications/systems within a hospital system


  • Informatics experience with clinical information system implementation,
    support and optimisation

  • Experience working on and/or implementing Electronic Health Record (EHR) / Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems

  • 2 – 3 years managerial and/or training experience in clinical environment

  • Work experience in the South African private healthcare sector

  • Experience in healthcare management

    Required Job Skills and Knowledge

  • Clinical data analytics and reporting

  • Clinical governance and risk management

  • Data governance, standards and regulations affecting the practice of nursing

  • Health care information management principles

  • In-depth knowledge of ICU nursing and health care practices, clinical workflow, terminology and standards

  • IT Infrastructure components and integration standards

  • Knowledge of health information systems and other IT applications in support of clinical and business decisions

  • Nursing related informatics

  • Proficiency in the protocols, regulatory requirements and emerging trends around the management of electronic health records

  • Project management skills, tools and methodologies

  • Quality Improvement methodologies

  • Redesign of clinical processes to improve efficiency and patient care

  • Research, report writing and presenting

  • Systems thinking with understanding of the interactions and inter-dependencies of business information and events on the operational level

  • Training and facilitation methodologies

    How to Apply

    All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of Mediclinic Southern Africa, as well as internal applicants/employees that meet the minimum requirements.

    For more information and job application details, see: Mediclinic Nursing Informatics Specialist: ICU Jobs in South Africa

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