Information Systems Applications Analyst
Ascension Health Information Services - Waco, TX

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Ascension Health Information Services (AHIS) is seeking to hire a Systems Application Analyst who will become an important part of the Applications Team at Providence Healthcare Network, in Waco, TX.

This Analyst will meet with end-users to determine procedural and processing requirements necessary to perform their job; design reports; determine data integrity and edit requirements. In addition, they will analyze, develop, test, document, and manage projects assigned by IT Applications Manager.

Supporting Epic (the hospital's EHR-Electronic Health Record application)
Gradual transition to become the on-site system admin of the IBM AIX servers
Working closely with the off-site sys admin in the interim
Attending Caché certification classes if not already certified
Supporting our customers by responding to Service Desk incidents
Understanding the basic concepts of project management
Sharing on-call responsibilities

Required Qualifications:
2 or more years of relevant IT experience either as a Systems Analyst OR extensive experience working with an EHR application
Ability to fulfill the requirements of On Call
Willingness to reside within a commutable distance of Waco, TX Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Healthcare experience
Epic experience a plus
OS level configuration, and scripts, under AIX 5 or 6
Ability to handle increasing system admin duties for IBM Power 750 series servers
Understanding of Physical LPARs
Working knowledge of Hitachi SAN / AIX interactions
Ability to work with vendor to improve processes and implement new ones as they become available or necessary
Caché experience Ascension Health ( ) is transforming healthcare by providing the highest quality care to all, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Ascension Health, which provided $1.1 billion in care of persons who are poor and community benefit last year, is the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Our Mission-focused Health Ministries employ 113,000 associates serving in more than 500 locations in 20 states and the District of Columbia.

Ascension Health - IS (AHIS) is a subsidiary organization of Ascension Health. As one of the largest healthcare IT services organizations in North America, AHIS has more than 2,000 associates serving in IT applications, infrastructure and program management roles. AHIS was created in 2006 in response to the Empowering Knowledge component of Ascension Health's Strategic Direction. AHIS provides IT resources to each of Ascension Health's 34 Health Ministries, and is focused on strengthening the organization's IT capabilities and providing innovative solutions in the areas of business continuity and disaster recovery services, security, and clinical and business operations.

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