Clinical systems analysts are involved in the installation and development of hospital computer information programs. Their job is to perform system upgrades and provide system maintenance whenever necessary. Professionals in this field must have advanced software knowledge and the ability to supervise staff and maintain hospital information confidentiality. Clinical systems analysts may participate in developing policies and creating training tools for hospital information systems users.
Responsible for assisting in the support of the daily activities of MEDITECH, Allscripts and additional related clinical software applications. This position provides training to Hunt Regional Healthcare staff, assists in the implementation and testing of various clinical software and system updates and other duties as assigned in a multi-facility, multi-campus environment.
Analyzes user needs, requirements, procedures and problems relevant to assigned information system programs to automate processing and improve functionality of the primary and associated clinical system programs of the Healthcare Information Systems (HCIS) by evaluating, designing, developing, testing, implementing and maintaining the feature/functions of new and existing systems. Leads/manages assigned projects.
1. Ability to communicate easily, clearly, accurately and confidently. Ability to tactfully and diplomatically negotiate based on need and foresight in conflict situations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of hospital managers, staff, QI teams, clients (i.e. physicians, clinics), coworkers and other customers and associates. Ability to effectively communicate via telephone and messaging.
2. Ability to write effective reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals and executive summaries.
3. Ability to apply basic concepts of math, algebra, and statistics.
4. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
5. Ability to make sound decisions without supervisory intervention. Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, procedure manuals and government regulations relevant to clinical specialty.
6. Ability to focus on a balanced approach to systems that considers organization needs, human issues and technology factors. Ability to define the problem, identify requirements, visualize solutions and gain user involvement.
7. Ability to effectively manage features/functions of HCIS systems relevant to the individual’s Specialty area. Ability to effectively utilize Microsoft WINDOWS, Office, Internet Explorer and Outlook. Effective use of project/time management programs. Keyboard and mouse dexterity.
8. Must be a good steward of District resources (both materials and time).
9. Must be able to successfully use project and time management skills to complete projects/tasks on schedule and within budget. Must be able to function independently without constant supervision.
10. Maintains focus on own roles and responsibilities and communicates in a timely and effective manner to the department director.
11. Must be able to effectively function in a team environment, either as a team member or leader. Ability to effectively use QI tools.
12. Must be able to successfully train and educate users to effectively utilize HCIS functions and routines relevant to the individual’s specialty.
13. The preferred candidate will possess a solid working knowledge of HL-7 interfaces.