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Application Analyst
Full Time, 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Sellersville, PA 18960

There's a new era of wellness ahead, and we no longer think about treating our bodies only when we're sick but nurturing our bodies when we are well, so we can stay in a perpetual state of good health. Grand View Health is leading the way to this new era with investments in technology, facilities, partnerships and, most importantly, compassionate and exceptional talent. Located in Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Grand View Health is a well-established, independent hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness.
 

Responsibilities

The Clinical Analyst is responsible for supporting the daily operation of electronic medical record system, educating customers to utilize functionality more effectively, supporting implementation, testing, follow-up of support issues, training end users and data mining. The Application Analyst's other responsibilities may involve participation in the implementation of department-specific initiatives, project management, vendor management, education, conversions, file transfers, HL7 interfaces and an understanding and participation in process redesign. The Application Analyst will assist in the planning, design, development and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.

Knowledge of database administration a plus.

Knowledge of scripting a plus.

Essential Functions:
  • Analyzes, develops and maintains computer applications, procedures and other systems that satisfy the needs of the user departments.
  • Actively facilitates communication with assigned departments to support system adoption and best practice.
  • Provides in-service and other forms of continuing education of software and hardware to users.
  • Builds information systems consistent with IT standards and in compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Participates in definition and maintenance of all system application profiles, tables, forms, screens and base code.
  • Coordinates and installs new software applications with user departments.
  • Shares on-call duties with other individuals within Information Services.
  • Coordinates and participates in both internal and external user meetings.
  • Analyze problems, determines cause and initiates corrective action.
  • Develops clear and concise documentation and instruction manuals.
  • Analyzes and develops necessary design work, including testing and documentations. Reviews, evaluates and implements requests from user departments.
  • Responsible for problem identification, root cause analysis and resolution for assigned systems.
  • Collaborates with the manager for issue resolutions and projects to improve workflow processes throughout the department, utilizing a proactive approach.
  • Responsible for learning, implementing and teaching new technology/procedures to both internal and external staff.
  • Promotes an atmosphere of open communication that facilitates staff input into decision-making, resolution of conflict, and collegiality among all health team members.
  • Communicates in an effective, professional manner.
  • Coordinates, facilitates, participates and directs departmental projects with follow-through and appropriate follow-up.
  • Adheres to all hospital and Information Technology standards, policies and practices. Examples include change control, recordkeeping of application inventories and release levels, provision of accurate status and planning reports, etc.
  • Accountable for following GVH policy and procedures regarding confidentiality and privacy of all related work activity and in compliance with IT standards and regulatory practice (i.e., HIPPA).
  • Performs all other job duties as assigned.
     
Schedule:
Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
 

Qualifications

REQUIRED:
  • High school diploma and over 5 to 7 years of equivalent work experience, in lieu of degree, required.
  • Over 3 to 5 years of experience in healthcare and applications support.

PREFERRED:
  • Over 3 to 5 years of experience in healthcare and applications support.
  • Experience in financial and clinical applications support.
  • In-depth knowledge of MEDITECH (clinical and financial), NPR reporting beneficial.
  • SQL, SSRS reporting.
  • HL7, API and Cold feed interfaces.
  • File transfers, data extraction and data mining.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Cloud platforms and other software technologies.
  • Ability to analyze data using statistical software according to strict timelines.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Adherence to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and other regulatory practices and laws.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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