Senior Application Analyst – HIM

Category : Information Technology
Location/City : IL - Chicago
Id : 42040

Are you ready to cultivate your passion for providing care in our community? We are looking for top talent to join our organization and reach their fullest potential.
We are seeking Senior Application Analyst, HIM. In this position, you'll support information management needs of various client departments or workflows across the organization through project coordination, application implementations, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance or enhancements. Lastly, you will manage small and medium sized projects as well as mentor less experienced staff.
Are you ready to join this fast-growing team?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provides application implementation support, technical guidance, and serves as primary resolution point for all issues regarding assigned applications
  • Works with complex workflows or workgroups, demonstrating knowledge of integrated workflows and applications and problem analysis to provide system solutions for organizational needs
  • Works collaboratively with end-users to understand workflows and develop system support, including analysis of business needs and user needs, translation into proper system requirement specifications, and documentation of requirements
  • Manages small to medium-sized assigned projects or particular phases of larger projects, with minimal supervision
  • Develops and creates detailed work plans, timelines, and other appropriate documentation
  • Identifies appropriate resources needed and provides timely status reports
  • Provides data transfer, access, and manipulation of aggregate and comparative data
  • Provides assistance with system selection, system maintenance/upgrade, and system implementation; implementation includes system definition, build, testing, and conversion planning and interfaces
  • Develops and monitors testing scenarios and methodologies to demonstrate system effectiveness
  • Prepares and maintains documentation on testing plans
  • Participates in completion of user documentation and training procedures
  • Evaluates system utilization and performance
  • Participates in system optimization
  • Guides and advises less-experienced application analysts
  • Adheres to HIPAA regulations for transactions, security, and confidentiality
  • Performs job functions adhering to service principles with a customer service focus on innovation, service excellence, and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers, and others

Skills & Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Healthcare field with related training is required
  • A combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job
  • Minimum four years of experience installing/supporting applications and systems analysis/design and integration/design
  • Experience in a healthcare related field preferred
  • Certification, or equivalent, for a minimum of two application areas, if applicable for assigned applications
  • Experience in modality integration, including DICOM, HL7 interfaces, and workstation technical support is necessary for ancillary department assignment
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Windows OS and applications
  • Excellent facilitation and project management skills
  • Ability to manage assigned projects to specified budget and timeline with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and assess work in order to meet aggressive deadlines and cope in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to articulate facts and ideas clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and clearly articulate potential solutions
  • Competent to work at the highest technical level of most phases of system analysis, while able to consider business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working in a diverse, multi-disciplinary team and interacting with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality related to employees, patients, and the hospital

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