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RADIOLOGY APPLICATIONS ANALYST III - IT CLINICAL SYSTEMS

Department:  Information Technology
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  1st

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is committed to promoting strong business ethics and accountability. Furthermore, we are committed to ensuring that the Hospital operates under the highest ethical and moral standards. A significant portion of this focus is directed at compliance with all applicable rules, regulations and laws that govern state and federal health care programs. Our Compliance Officer is tasked with monitoring, advising and improving upon the Hospital's adherence to these rules, regulations and laws. Hoag Hospital's compliance plan is structured to ensure that we maintain the Hospital's commitment to the delivery of quality health care to the communities we serve. Hoag Hospital is committed to the improvement of the quality and consistency of patient care, the creation of a structure for employees to report potential problems, the prevention of illegal and unethical conduct, and the development of procedures for prompt and thorough investigation of misconduct.

 

Job Description:

The Radiology Applications Analyst is responsible for designing, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting the clinical, and ancillary healthcare information systems used for the delivery of patient care and other supporting functions of the organization. Highly desired qualifications include senior level experience supporting Imaging applications; ie. Sectra PACS/ Radiant RIS, PowerScribe 360, DoseWatch, Dexa, Hologic, TeraRecon, DigiSonics, HL7 interfaces, etc.

Essential Functions:

Applications Analyst III

  • Knowledge of end to end Clinical, Imaging and/or Integration workflows to include areas/workflows such as clinical documentation, regulatory, pharmacy, other clinical areas and the ability to translate requirements of other departments that provide direct patient care.
  • Application support expertise in Sectra PACS, Radiant, PowerScribe 360, DoseWatch, Dexa, TeraRecon, and/or DigiSonics.
  • Monitor PACS activities and resources, diagnoses system hardware and software problems, performs monitor calibrations, validates computer workstations, resolves problems according to established policies and procedures.
  • Day-to-day operation of the PACS operating environment including equipment for image workflow (Servers, Rad workstations, workstations and modalities)
  • Responsible for PACS systems, voice dictation, worklists, DICOM image & HL7 order workflows and interfaces with hospital EHRs (currently Paragon
  • Experience with building/testing/implementing in RIS
  • Functional knowledge/understanding of SQL
  • Understanding of differences of inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Functional knowledge of HL7 interfaces and the ability to analyze interface errors from various clinical and revenue cycle point of view. (i. e. adjust dictionary, interpret data flow and how data interacts on a global/enterprise level)
  • Ability to represent Clinical Department needs in a complex multi departmental setting to then be able to offer focused solutions that take all angles into consideration
  • Primary ownership for the build and maintenance of highly complex system dictionaries, profiles, tables and other configuration points.
  • Independently resolves the most complex, multi-function application errors and system issues
  • Manages system enhancement requests directly with the vendor and various IT Technical teams
  • Leads and/or facilitates system design, validation and/or remediation sessions.
  • Leads large projects and functions as a subject matter expert on complex, cross-functional projects.
  • Advanced understanding of how the assigned application(s) impacts or is impacted by other systems throughout the Hoag application architecture and works directly with the Application Integration team to resolve complex data integration issues.

Required:

Applications Analyst III:

In addition to the above, the Applications Analyst III will have:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of the assigned application in multiple functional areas
  • Expert knowledge of the assigned application in at least one functional area

Ability to mentor junior application analysts

Preferred:

All Levels:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
  • Two (2) or more years experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned

Two (2) or more years experience working in a Health Care Application Services department, preferably within an acute care environment

Required:

Applications Analyst I and II

  • Excellent communication skills; customer focused; excellent attention to detail; able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; strong interpersonal skills; able to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

Applications Analyst III and Lead

In addition to the above, the Applications Analyst III and Lead should have:

  • Possesses logical structured thinking abilities and can develop sound business cases to support planning and critical decision making

Advanced presentation and facilitation skills

Job Summary

The Applications Analyst is responsible for configuring, testing, implementing and supporting the clinical, financial, administrative and other healthcare information systems used for the delivery of patient care and other supporting functions of the organization. Oversees practices and processes to ensure integrity, safety and availability of all data and applications as part of the organization’s systems. Will also be responsible for planning and system development, project management, network application administration.

 

Education and Experience

Minimum five (5) years’ experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned. Expert knowledge of the assigned application in at least one functional area. Ability to mentor junior application analysts

Preferred:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent experience in a related field. Two (2) or more years’ experience with the application, module or equivalent system as assigned. Two (2) or more years’ experience working in a Health Care Application Services department, preferably within an acute care environment.

Proficient with Microsoft office tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project

 


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