Lead Applications Analyst
Company: Alameda Health System
Location: Daly City
Posted on: January 13, 2022
SUMMARY: Under general direction of senior management the Lead
Applications Analyst implements, supports, and maintains complex,
enterprise wide clinical and financial information systems. The
Lead Applications Analyst has a thorough understanding of the
medical center's processes, environment, and assists the customer
to fully maximize systems capabilities to meet the institutional
goals of quality patient care, cost containment and operational
efficiency. The Lead Applications Analyst is responsible for
assigned systems and personnel and has a clear understanding of how
systems interrelate with other patient care and financial systems.
Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Following are the duties
performed by employees in this classification. However, employees
may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all
duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the
1. Collaborate with leadership in physician, nurse, and other
groups to create cohesive team approach for development of any
medical center information system.
2. Collaborate with other team leads to ensure integration of
design and functionality across all medical center systems; manage
focus groups and design groups for area of responsibility in
designing and building AHS functionality.
3. Full responsibility for implementation support for complex,
enterprise wide financial and clinical information systems;
responsible for the design, development, testing, and deployment of
AHS functionality for area of responsibility.
4. Identify and manage on-going support for process improvement and
patient safety initiatives; manage the development and maintenance
of system, user, and training documentation; able to work during
non-primary shift hours, as needed; provides rotated on-call
support; meets service level agreements to the organization;
establish and maintain effective working relationships, acting as a
role model to Information Systems staff.
5. Lead AHS Information Technology team, consisting of senior
applications analysts, applications analysts, consultants and
6. Maintains current knowledge of industry wide standards for
information technology; Identifies and takes steps to achieve own
educational needs to enhance professional development.
7. Manage large, complex, enterprise wide projects and
cross-functional teams; advise IT leadership in the development of
strategies for use of technology and improvement of AHS workflow
8. Manage the development and on-going support of dictionaries,
tables, screens, and parameters to support integrity and
functionality of the AHS information systems; manage IT staff to
provide AHS workflow and system solutions.
9. Manage the development of client specifications, testing
scripts, training curriculum and project plans across a continuum
of minimum to maximum scope and complexity; recommend and develop
solutions to system requirements.
10. Manage the development of technical documentation through the
proficient use of MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project or
other department approved software tools as needed.
11. Manage troubleshooting activities across all AHS systems,
coordinating with customers, other Information System Teams, and
vendor representatives as necessary; manage the development of and
perform application testing addressing maintenance releases,
integrated testing, and fixes.
12. Work across functional boundaries with different constituency
groups, e.g. orders , results, clinical documentation, finance,
patient billing and patient management to ensure consistency with
the AHS functions while also addressing downtime procedures.
13. Works in a self-directed, dynamic, well-organized manner
completing deliverables on time, and acting as a role model to
Information Systems staff; performs supervisory responsibilities of
senior applications analysts, applications analysts, consultants
and support staff according to policies and standards; effectively
monitors and improves team performance; demonstrates ability to
perceive and articulate Information Systems goals and objectives in
a customer service framework.
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.
Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Minimum seven years experience in information
technology. Health care information systems experience strongly
Minimum Experience: Prior experience implementing a clinical,
departmental, hospital, financial, or enterprise information
system; Meditech Application support preferred.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Clinical credential preferred for
clinical system lead roles.
SYS IS Apps Inpatient
Keywords: Alameda Health System, Daly City , Lead Applications Analyst, Professions , Daly City, California
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