Industry: Information Technology - Computer Software
Job Category: Medical / Health - Healthcare IT
The Lead Analyst is responsible for leading optimization efforts regarding system design, build, testing, validation and ongoing support of clinical or revenue cycle applications, specifically, Laboratory (Beaker).
This position is responsible for obtaining the appropriate Epic certification within the allotted time and maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the software functionality as well as acquire knowledge of the clinical or revenue cycle workflows to be implemented.
Lead Analyst works across interdisciplinary project teams and operational staff maintaining critical business relationships for CHS staff, physicians and others who interact with the Epic system.
Gathers and performs in-depth analysis of workflows, report details. Facilitates requirements and workflow analysis sessions. Develops functional and technical specifications.
Serves as the primary analytical resource regarding issues of application deployment, workflow and overall system effectiveness.
Makes build decisions based upon thorough understanding of options in application configuration, investigates end users' preferences in combination with the comprehensive analysis of business operations.
Populates databases during initial build; reviews software; analyzes new functionality to determine how it should be used; identifies and prepares detailed specifications of potential system enhancement needs.
Prioritizes, coordinates, and implements updates and requested changes to the system; reviews and tests each new release; troubleshoots problems and questions from end users. Understands and applies system planning tools and methodologies to ensure compliance with hospital standards.
May be assigned as the Application Reporting Lead (ARL) to: work with report writers to ensure the application has the necessary reports;
Work with SME's to identify reporting needs; facilitate report validation and establish report scope and prioritization;
Work with Cogito team to identify appropriate solutions for various reporting needs.
Create data for report testing.
Build Radar dashboards and Reporting Workbench reports.
Assist with developing and training high-needs report consumers (pre and post implementation).
Perform volume testing; and ensure consumers are satisfied with reports and distribution tools.
Provides leadership in problem solving.
Assists other application team members in the execution of their responsibilities;
Completes other duties, and assumes additional project roles as assigned by the Epic Program Director or application manager.
LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in nursing, information technology, allied health professions, science, business or a related field.
The equivalent of 8 years of progressively responsible work experience with an emphasis in clinical information applications and systems in health care (specifically hospital laboratory or reference lab experience),
or a combination of education and experience, may be substituted for a degree.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Minimum:
Epic Certification in Beaker module AP or CO or both.
Working knowledge of Information Technology.
Understanding of hospital clinical operations and workflows.
Proficient with office productivity software; experience utilizing SharePoint.
In depth knowledge of laboratory specialties such as chemistry, microbiology, or reference lab.
Experience utilizing MS Project
YEARS OF RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Minimum: 5 years of healthcare information systems analyst experience, to include some demonstrated lead responsibilities.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Epic Certification in Beaker ( AP/CP)
Strong IT knowledge and background in Clinical EHR/EMR
Some Lead/Supervisor experience
Visa Candidate Considered: No
Highly Competitive Base Salary
Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Overtime Eligible - Yes
5+ to 7 years experience
Seniority Level - Mid-Senior
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Associate's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally
We are seeking a team oriented Sr Analyst, who is collaborative and willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed.
We will be the first Healthcare organization to undergo a double upgrade that will upgrade us to the newest Epic software.