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Information Systems Analyst

Job ID 147631 Date posted 04/22/2018

Position Summary:
Responsible for identifying, evaluating, analyzing and recommending changes in support of assigned applications/systems including ongoing production maintenance and trouble-shooting. Supports the planning, design, development, build and/or configuration of assigned applications/systems. Leads and/or coordinates conversions, application/system testing and documentation of system procedures. Participates and provides input in training design and development and assists in training execution in relation to assigned projects. Provides go-live support and serves as primary point of contact for ongoing maintenance/support and trouble-shooting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

1) Delivers work within established timeframes. Must be able to manage/multi-task on several large assigned projects incorporating all aspects of IS.
2) Defines, documents, builds and maintains EHR application content
3) Creates functional specification documents to create content within the EHR application and is primarily responsible for validating this content with the business owner
4) Completes thorough unit testing of all build prior to handoff for functional and/or integrated testing
5) Facilitates functional and integrated testing as requested
6) Documents and reports system issues through internal chain of command; communication with vendor where appropriate
7) Applies proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve system issues to maximize system potential
8) Provides end user support during implementation; able to serve as an application expert to assist in application roll-out
9) Addresses post-go-live issues and requests and prioritizes work assignments
10) Participates in on-call coverage as assigned.
11) Communicates effectively; includes communication around progress of build tasks in adherence to prescribed project milestone dates. Proactively manages barriers to fulfilling work requirements
12) Participates in workflow design and understands system impact to end users
13) Prepares demo materials for workflow discussions or new system functionality
14) Stays current with new application functionality and enhancements
15) Provides on-call/after-hours support.
16) Achieves and maintains application certification in accordance with departmental and organizational standards
17) Maintains confidentiality with regard to information being processed, stored or accessed by the system.
18) Incorporates Lahey Health Guiding Principles, Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors Degree in a related field. In the absence of a Bachelors degree, 8 years of clinical, healthcare operations, information technology or health information technology experience, in addition to the experience requirement shown below.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None Required

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
- Ability to multi-task
- Self-starter and motivator
- Excellent problem solving and written and oral communication skills
- Candidate will have a proven track record of producing quality deliverables on time, taking ownership and accountability of assignments and demonstrating a strong work ethic
- Willingness to address issues and take ownership, knowing when and how to escalate issues. Ability to understand and document business processes
- Creative approach to process redesign
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs; specifically Excel and PowerPoint
- Knowledge of HL7 coding standards
- Knowledge of process redesign

1) One (1) year of experience implementing, designing, and / or managing a variety of Electronic Health Record and clinical systems using multiple software programs and network applications
2) Experience working in a clinical setting.
3) Experience working with clinical information systems or system implementation teams for complex projects and/or application development



About Lahey Health

The Lahey Model of Care - right care, right time, right place - is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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