The University of Kansas Hospital - Kansas

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Work among the best. Academic medical centers like The University of Kansas Hospital are at medicine's frontier, providing more options and more hope to our patients. Employees in our advanced administrative positions play a vital role to the success of the organization. We value the leadership, vision and dedication of our administrative employees that helps make our hospital successful. Become part of a team committed to success. We offer very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Decision Support Systems Specialist.

· Provides assistance by working on any project, as needed, and supports all QI and PI initiatives. Demonstrates the ability to meet Departmental deadlines.
· Creates database applications, as requested, and performs database maintenance regularly. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of database interfaces, to include creating and maintaining interfaces. Assists in the management of all databases and resolves all problems concerning databases.
· Utilizes knowledge to work with data from various sources; establishing accuracy and validity of data so the generated results facilitate organizational improvement. Examples include the EPIC hospital systems, UHC database, stand-alone and foreign systems utilized by the organization, various Access databases.
· Provision of advanced MS Office suite assistance to include writing new functions for Excel, Access and Word; creating subroutine modules in VBA for handling intensive tasks; researching and providing additional add-in modules from third-party vendors; research and education of new versions and skill-sets to help form best practices.
· Demonstrates computer-programming skills.
· Ability to effectively interact and work with multi-disciplinary teams including physicians, management and peers.
· Demonstrates the ability to work with various sophisticated reporting tools to pull data from the hospital computer system.
· High School Diploma required; Associate Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems preferred.
· Prefer knowledge of reporting from EPIC hospital systems.
· Prefer knowledge of diagnosis and procedure coding, and DRG assignment.
· Prefer expertise using Microsoft Access with Visual Basic for Applications.
· Demonstrates expertise in database building, maintenance, and reporting.
· Demonstrates computer-programming skills.
· Demonstrates expertise of Microsoft Excel.

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