Sparrow Health System
Position’s Location: Okemos, MI
The Sparrow Analytics and IT department is made up of enterprising critical thinkers who enjoy solving problems and improving process and systems in healthcare – a field which serves an important public purpose.
Our department supports all analytic, application development, business intelligence and technical infrastructure needs for the health system: administration, data analytics, clinical, facilities, finance, human resources, informatics, insurance, patient care, project management, supply chain and all systems/technology.
We are committed to providing growth opportunities, training and mentoring for our associates as they learn specific subject matter expertise. Our team has a variety of curricular and professional backgrounds and a desire for meaningful work, career advancement and real responsibility. We share a passion for systems and design thinking, analytics, optimization and process improvement.
General Purpose of the Job:
The Application System Analyst designs, optimizes and implements application systems and works continually to improve applications and systems through upgrades, expansion, other projects and mentoring of other caregivers.
- Develop strong relationships with physicians, nurses and other clinical and business users of the Desktop applications (Microsoft Office suite) and be their liaison for technology and workflow issues.
- Collaborate with peers in development of business solutions through research and analysis of data and business processes.
- Continually expand knowledge and expertise in healthcare industry and related technologies
- Participate in discussions with business users and project team regarding areas of opportunity to leverage technology.
- Provide on-going application support and troubleshooting. Research and participate in business requirements gathering sessions. Execute system testing and participate in deployment of applications for ambulatory/clinical lines of business.
- Escalate issues to vendor partners
- Own sub-projects of larger projects led by senior analysts
- Provide at the elbow support to end users during go-lives
- Build reports and workflows in the EMR and related applications from functional and technical specifications.
- Document application workflows, business processes, and application configurations.
- Gain advanced knowledge and expertise in Epic or other EMR related applications
- Mentor application support associates
- Provides support through periodic on-call rotation and go-live/variable evening hours for project related work
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain, Computer Science/Technology, Engineering (any kind), Math/Science/Logic/Statistics, Analytic Humanities fields); OR Associate’s Degree (Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain, Computer Science/Technology, Engineering (any kind), Math/Science/Logic/Statistics, Analytic Humanities fields) and minimum 1 (one) year of professional or IT experience; OR High School Diploma and minimum 3 (three) years of professional or IT experience.
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Professional Qualities Required:
Candidates please note: A series of assessments are a required part of the consideration process for all positions in the IT Department.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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