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This position reports to the Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences' I.T. Director. This RadMed/Applied Sciences App Specialist’s role encompasses clinical systems integration, clinical application implementation, support, data analysis, and application development in a collaborative environment. Will work as a technical expert and independent problem solver to help with clinical efficiency, patient safety, and application availability as well as translate business needs into EMR functionality. Will also assist in providing database management and application support for the department’s suite of applications including Radiation treatment planning and delivery systems, Quality Assurance systems, Electronic Medical Record systems and other business systems.
The incumbent will assist with advanced report writing across multiple systems and applications to support business and department needs including performance metrics, compliance, quality reporting, and research interests. The incumbent will work on multiple tasks; make recommendations that may have an impact on an entire project or system or on the entire department’s operations. The incumbent will also provide advanced technical guidance to users on the Radiation Medicine team including faculty and staff as well as assist in maintaining current test and training environments and will participate in training end-users.
The incumbent will analyze, monitor, and maintain application interoperability between related systems as well as design and implement new interfacing. In addition, the incumbent will also provide application solutions through application development of standalone web applications including the preparation of general and detailed work plans for implementing solutions; preparing general designs and detailed specifications from which programs will be written or modified; design and/or code new systems or system modifications; test, debug, install, document, and these maintain systems.
A Bachelor's Degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.
Required to be certified in an assigned EMR vendor's product/module within the first six (6) months of employment.
Must satisfy all vendor testing requirements to be certified without needing to attend vendor's training a second time for the same class.
A minimum of three (3+) or more years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated ability to provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives affecting clinical care processes.
Strong ability in workflow and data analysis and design techniques, including needs assessment, specification development, quantitative methods, planning and gap analysis.
Ability to effectively utilize system tools to meet functionality needs of users.
Ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects; in-depth knowledge of organizational and project planning processes and ability to produce and maintain high quality planning documents.
Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience and proven success in information systems implementation, development and support within a large-scale healthcare organization.
- EPIC or other EMR Certification.
- Experience as a major participant in a clinical system implementation.
- Demonstrated experience in network, analysis and troubleshooting.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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