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APPLICATIONS ANALYST III - IT CLINICAL SYSTEMS
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian | Newport Coast, California
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Job Description

The Applications Analyst is responsible for designing, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting the clinical, and ancillary healthcare information systems used for the delivery of patient care and other supporting functions of the organization. These systems include but are not limited to: Allscripts SCM, Allscripts Ambulatory, Allscripts SRX, Amelior, Exit Care, ExitWriter.

 

The Applications Analyst is responsible for designing, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting the clinical, and ancillary healthcare information systems used for the delivery of patient care and other supporting functions of the organization. These systems include but are not limited to: Allscripts SCM, Allscripts Ambulatory, Allscripts SRX, Amelior, Exit Care, ExitWriter.

 

Essential Functions:

Applications Analyst I

  • Collaborates with key stakeholders, end users and other members of the business, patient care and Information Technology teams to optimize system configuration, function and access.
  • Evaluates problem tickets and service requests, customer requests for system changes, data retrieval requests, system performance problems and optimization opportunities, and participate in the timely resolution of these activities.
  • Works together with clinical and business advisory groups to provide system solutions that support and enhance the adoption of the electronic medical record and its supporting components.
  • Assures the Information Technology (IT) needs support the goals and objectives of the customer as well as the business needs of Hoag.
  • Addresses system concerns for the end-users.
  • Responsible for the build and maintenance of various system dictionaries, profiles, tables and other configuration points.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves application errors and other system issues.
  • Identifies system enhancement requests and works with the team to communicate them to the vendor.
  • Tests the system, including any configurations, customizations and new releases, prior to production implementation.
  • Works with end-users and the reporting team to assist with the design and testing of system reports.
  • Communicates system changes to the end users and training staff.
  • Participates as a team member in various projects, including those lead by the PMO.
  • Prepares for and participates in system design, validation and/or remediation sessions.
  • Position may require local travel between various Hoag locations and its affiliates.
  • Position may require participation in 24/7 department on-call program. On-call employees are required to carry a department issued phone or pager, respond to calls within 15 minutes, troubleshoot problem and provide services off-site as needed and be available to provide services on-site as needed within 1 ½ hours of being called or paged to respond.
  • Position may require participating in meetings outside of normal business hours including occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Applications Analyst II

  • Actively leads and takes ownership for the build and maintenance of system dictionaries, profiles, tables and other configuration points.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves highly complex application errors and other system issues
  • Responsible for addressing a high volume of system-related activities in a timely fashion while consistently maintaining a high level of quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Leads small to medium-sized projects.
  • Understands data flow to/from other systems and works with the Application Integration team to help resolve data integration issues.
  • Manages system concerns for the end-users.

Applications Analyst III

  • Knowledge of end to end Nursing, Pharmacy and/or Emergency Department workflows to include areas/workflows such as clinical documentation, regulatory, pharmacy, other clinical areas and the ability to translate requirements of other departments that provide direct patient care.
  • Application support expertise in Allscripts SCM, Allscripts Ambulatory, Allscripts SRX, Amelior, Exit Care, ExitWriter.
  • Experience with Unloading and Loading files for Allscripts SCM
  • Functional knowledge/understanding of SQL
  • Understanding of differences of inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Functional knowledge of HL7 interfaces and the ability to analyze interface errors from various clinical and revenue cycle point of view.  (i.e. adjust dictionary, interpret data flow and how data interacts on a global/enterprise level)
  • Ability to represent Clinical Department needs in a complex multi departmental setting to then be able to offer focused solutions that take all angles into consideration
  • Primary ownership for the build and maintenance of highly complex system dictionaries, profiles, tables and other configuration points.
  • Independently resolves the most complex, multi-function application errors and system issues
  • Manages system enhancement requests directly with the vendor and various IT Technical teams
  • Leads and/or facilitates system design, validation and/or remediation sessions.
  • Leads large projects and functions as a subject matter expert on complex, cross-functional projects.
  • Advanced understanding of how the assigned application(s) impacts or is impacted by other systems throughout the Hoag application architecture and works directly with the Application Integration team to resolve complex data integration issues.

 

Reuired:

Applications Analyst I:

  • Experience and/or training with healthcare information systems and terminology

Applications Analyst II:

In addition to the above, the Applications Analyst II will have:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of the assigned application in at least one functional area (e.g. orders, materials management, etc.)
  • Ability to assist junior staff with completion of assigned tasks.

Applications Analyst III:

In addition to the above, the Applications Analyst III will have:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of the assigned application in multiple functional areas
  • Expert knowledge of the assigned application in at least one functional area
  • Ability to mentor junior application analysts

 

Preferred:

 

All Levels:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
  • Two (2) or more years experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned

Two (2) or more years experience working in a Health Care Application Services department, preferably within an acute care environment

 

Required: 

Applications Analyst I and II

  • Excellent communication skills; customer focused; excellent attention to detail; able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; strong interpersonal skills; able to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

Applications Analyst III and Lead

In addition to the above, the Applications Analyst III and Lead should have:

  • Possesses logical structured thinking abilities and can develop sound business cases to support planning and critical decision making

Advanced presentation and facilitation skills

 

Preferred:

 

All Levels:

Advanced experience with Microsoft office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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