Kassaundra McKnight-Young, BSN, RN

Kassaundra McKnight-Young, BSN, RN

In the role of Senior Clinical Informaticist, Kassaundra provides on-site user support to all levels of direct patient care providers for the proper, effective and efficient use of clinical applications and devices. Mentors and develops user expertise in the use of clinical applications. Collaborates across teams to plan, implement and evaluate the effectiveness of systems and services. Provides leadership on application utilization that ensures quality patient care outcomes. Resolves customer concerns raised during installation, operation, maintenance, or product application, along with compatibility matters. Kassaundra leverages her own clinical knowledge in diagnosing problems and coordinating the appropriate additional resources to determine and deliver resolution.

Kassaundra has a BS in Biology from Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, KY and BS in Nursing from William Jewell College in Liberty, MO. Kassaundra works PRN as a floor nurse in the acute care and behavioral health areas at Truman Medical Centers. Working the floor keeps her current on workflow and processes which allows a better understanding as decisions are being made on projects and implementations. She collaborated in the planning, design, and full implementation of this project as the Senior Clinical Informaticist and uses the solution in her work as a floor nurse.

Posted April 2019
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