Clinical Apps Analyst II (Onsite position, NOT remote)

IT Services  
Full Time
Not Applicable 
8a-5p, Mon-Fri

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed teaching hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs more than 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year.

 

 

 

 

Job Summary

Participates in the analysis, design, testing, documentation, implementation, support and auditing of comprehensive Hospital Information Systems and electronic health records (EHR).  Assists in evaluation, analysis, maintenance and development of system functionality to meet clinical objectives including participating in project plan development/tracking and workflow analysis. Coordinates resolution of system process or performance issues interacting with functional users, internal and external technology resources. Serves as a liaison between the clinical users and the application team as well as assisting with education and training deployment.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other related clinical field
Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Years of experience in healthcare environment (Includes a minimum of 2 years demonstrated proficiency utilizing electronic healthcare software in a medium to large organization required.  Would be considered a “super user” in the clinical area)
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): Bachelor's Degree with 2 Years of experience can be substituted for one of the following: Associates Degree or certification in area of clinical practice such as Pharmacy Tech, LPN, Lab Tech, Radiological Tech, Surgical Tech, etc. and 4 years of experience (Includes a minimum of 2 years demonstrated proficiency utilizing electronic healthcare software in a medium to large organization required.  Would be considered a “super user” in the clinical area);

5 Years of experience directly involved with an EHR implementation and support (Includes a minimum of 2 years demonstrated proficiency utilizing electronic healthcare software in a medium to large organization required.  Would be considered a “super user” in the clinical area).
Required Certifications/Licensure: Must be willing to obtain certification in EPIC training within six (6) months of employment.
Required Training: Proficient in computers, use of clinical information systems, and Microsoft Office solutions;

Strong experience in use of clinical information systems that affect patient care;

Strong interpersonal skills and high degree of professionalism;

Presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

Essential Functions

  • Utilizes in-depth understanding and knowledge of workflows, policies, and procedures, patient care/clinical business processes, regulatory requirements and best practices to:
    • Analyze existing practices by facilitating communication, cooperation and information from key users, ensuring patient safety and consistent practices throughout the organization.
    • Resolve problems and recommends solutions through research, inquiry and data analysis maintaining logs and tracking of issues.
    • Design, redesign and analyze processes and apply knowledge to build software application
    • Contribute to the preparation of testing scripts and participates in testing for implementation, upgrades, and fixes.  Performs unit, system and integrated testing tasks.
  • Primary liaison between business units, technology and support teams.
  • Elicit system requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirement request, business and workflow analysis. Level 2 will be a team participant and contributor.
  • Serves as project champion to promote the integration of technology into the clinical setting.
  • Works with Information System Specialist and subject matter experts to develop tools and resources specific to the application. Level 2 will be a contributor and tester.
  • Prepares and presents to different groups in an effective manner appropriate for the audience. Level 1 contributes to preparation of materials.
  • Participates and supports project and team goals, objectives and timelines working with a sense of urgency and accuracy to ensure effective implementation.
  • Documents needs assessments, processes, system requirements, change management, and user training materials to ensure successful communication to both technical team and the end user.
  • Assists in software selection and evaluates emerging technologies staying abreast of best practices.
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Coordinates system acquisition and implementation of assigned applications, including hardware and software. Level 2 would assist.
  • Manages system set up and implementation
  • Monitors system performance

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in the planning and preparation of go-live implementation as well as updates, patches, and other routine maintenance. Levels 2 participates and implements.
  • Provides ongoing user support and training, when applicable, paying keen attention to user needs and opportunities to offer solutions and modify processes to improve patient care and related efficiencies.
  • Identifies reports and develops report specifications for report writers to meet the needs of the application user.
  • Documents support calls and ongoing issue management
  • Proactively communicates and collaborates with external and internal customers including vendor solution providers.
  • Communicates with vendors as needed for system performance problems and questions. Level 2 will provide basic communication and problem identification.
  • Participates in short, medium and long range system planning
  • Initiates and/or maintains project plan documentation
  • Attends continuing education courses, seminars and conferences to keep abreast of Information Technology developments
  • Participates and supports change management process. Level 2 will follow change management process
  • Follows “Service Excellence” guidelines
  • Performs all other duties as may be assigned by authorized personnel or as required in an emergency, e.g., fire or disaster.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina