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Sr. Program Analyst

Sr. Program Analyst

Contract
   |   
Houston
   |   December 04 2017

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

To organize and administer the configuration and development of Integrated Delivery Systems, and to devise and design technical requirements of systems, and is charged with the documentation and development of well-defined methods, procedures, programs and configurations in the delivery of systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:

  •  Analyzes and conducts the design and modification of Integrated Delivery System systems.
  • Analyzes and determines computerized solutions for the Integrated Delivery System concerning compliance with regulatory agencies and the client strategic plan.
  • Appraises effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and manual or automated processes to identify ineffectiveness or inefficiency of the system.
  • Develops, designs, and modifies technical specifications for the Integrated Delivery System.
  • Coordinates the design and analysis of the implementation of new systems and the modifications of existing systems.
  • Implements and controls the configuration and development of systems.
  • Controls system configuration and development process by establishing standards, measuring work in process, interpreting results, and taking corrective action.
  • Develops and administers the system configuration and development plan.
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to team members according to ability, priority, etc.
  • Performs independent programming for segments of complex problems according to the technical specifications and standard system implementation techniques.
  • Analyzes system performance and optimizes programs accordingly.
  • Provides configuration, tuning, and upgrades to systems as needed.
  • Initiates and implements new programming techniques, methods, procedures, approaches, and standards.
  • Administers program and system tests.
  • Develops and administers data verification methods and plans as needed.
  • Assures coded logic performs as required by testing and correcting programs via trial runs, and combines individual programs into a job stream.
  • Performs system integration testing to ensure system integrity.
  • Develops system documentation.
  • Develops documentation standards. • Prepares program code documentation in compliance with standards.
  • Prepares system configuration procedures in compliance with standards.
  • Prepares documentation concerning program and configuration issues, bugs, and resolutions in compliance with standards.
  • Maintains systems.
  • Controls system operations by finding and correcting errors in the system.
  •  Implements modifications to the system to accommodate new or changing requirements.
  • Provides emergency support for malfunctioning systems.
  • Coordinates activities and information dissemination with manager, other Information Services personnel, users and vendors.
  • Coordinates development and maintenance programming activities with management, other Information Services personnel, users, or vendors during all phases of the system life cycle.
  • Participates in meetings concerning user consulting, systems analysis, system design, and vendor contracts. •
  • Serves as Information Services department representative in meetings with other Integrated Delivery System components in developing data processing solutions designed to solve practical IDS problems.
  • Participates in strategic planning and Hospital-wide data planning.
  • Participates in the development of a minimum of data set for all information systems.
  • Participates in the development of a defined and structured data dictionary for usage with all implementation efforts and to provide a uniform understanding enterprise-wide of the data between interacting systems.
  • Provides expert consultation for strategic planning in the arena of data flow and analysis across various systems.
  • Provides support for compliance to Joint Commission Information Management Standards

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  •  Knowledge at expert level of current application and system development techniques.
  • Knowledge of relational databases, appropriate programming languages, data structures, associated computer hardware, computer networking, a variety of operating systems and client/server data processing techniques.
  • Ability to demonstrate logic, analytical and verbal and written communication skills, team-oriented work habits, good interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to different levels of technical experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred – Master’s in a Science degree
  • Must have 8 years experience in major system design & implementation experience
  • Preferred – Project Management or Project Leadership experience

*Bachelor’s degree will substitute four (4) years of work experience.  Master’s degree will substitute for two (2) years of work experience. Up to two (2) years of clinical patient care and/or clinical research experience may substitute for up to two (2) years of information systems experience on a month to month basis.