Lab Information System Analyst, Intermediate - Rockville Regional Office

Employer
KAISER
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jul 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Optimize the use of the system across the Region in order to achieve high priority goals in clinical care and business outcomes. Diligent and conscientious attention to user needs; partnerships with National and Vendor Systems in the continued development and enhancement of the system; apply medical systems to meet problem-oriented and opportunity-driven objectives; collaborate with all departments requiring LIS support for production support, SOX compliance, and regional projects; and coordinate system change events. This position requires the incumbent to travel throughout the region as necessary addressing system concerns. Essential Responsibilities: Operational and Informatics Expertise: - Provide operational and information systems expertise in the analysis, development, training, testing, optimization and application of KP Healthconnect, business, and clinical systems - As the subject matter expert in functionality and Cerner et al modules, collaborate in the provision of information to regional leadership, clinicians, staff, brokers, employers, professional organizations and vendors including Cerner et al Systems Corporation. Project Management: - Function as the lead in the resolution of complex production problems and enhancements in the Cerner et al systems. - Collaborate with work teams, departments, regional leadership, clinicians, staff, and information technology to define needs, facilitate agreements and decisions. - Plan execution of small projects including user communication, support and post implementation review. Application and Interface Enhancements/Development: - Assess customer needs, research options, support analysis, design, and test and implement application solutions. - Examples of this work include: (1) develop tools to meet specific department, team or strategic needs; (2) create tools that optimize the decision support capabilities of Cerner et al; (3) identify and define requirements to improve the human-computer interface; (4) develop application interface solutions to meet informational needs of customers. System Configuration, Build, Installation and Monitoring: - Configure, build and/or correct complex features and new modules for integration with installed Epic applications. - Plan and Lead in relevant workflow sessions and manage resulting workflow changes. - Direct configuration activities in Cerner et al systems to resolve problems escalated to the Laboratory IS Operations department. - Set up and test configuration to resolve complex patient safety problems modifications and enhancement. - Build, maintain and update application master files and category lists to ensure data integrity and maintain synchronization with Enterprise and Vendor updates - On Call rotation for 24X7 support. Responsible for solving critical and high incident support/ patient safety issues under stressful outage situations - Works w/ the test team through development & implementation. System Testing, Training, and Deployment: - To sustain efficient current and future functionality, provide expert operational and information system expertise for new version upgrades, optimization of current functionality, and incorporation of new modules in the Cerner et al business and clinical systems. - As the subject matter expert, test complex system changes, develop training materials, assess workflow impact and solutions, and manage deployment. - QA test script development, test data validation, test results analysis, defect and problem resolution and identification of problem fix. - Communicates system changes to the end user and training staff. Manage Release Notes and Change Requests: - Review, analyze and recommend implementation of release notes as received from Cerner et al. - Analyze Change Requests for impact of change and costs. - Communicate changes to business partners and assist with implementation of change. - Mentors other technical analysts on troubleshooting issues of intermediate to advanced complexity & creating system. - Perform other duties as assigned