Business Informaticist - HIM - Quest System - F/T - Days - 3873 at Careers | UC Irvine Health

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                       Health Info System Analyst

Position Number:                     10004912

Reports to:                                  IS Manager 2

Working Title:                            Business Informaticist - HIM

Cost Center:                               Quest System (8544)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                   7319

Date Created:                             10/24/2012

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

The incumbent acts as both a functional and technical leader in the development, upgrade, enhancement, and support of financial and administrative systems (Allscripts/Eclipsys Sunrise Registration/Scheduling, Sunrise Charging, Siemens Invision and Siemens Signature and related products).   Independently maintains and manages large modules of an enterprise clinical information system or department specialty system.  Facilitates decisions and work efforts which affect applications and patient care practices.  Participates in the analysis and design of data communication links between systems.


Salary Range: 


Rate    Minimum  $66,700.00    Maximum  $118,000.00



Essential Job Functions:

The identification of essential functions below is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be assigned to this position, nor does it restrict the duties which may be assigned to this position if such duties reasonably relate to the position.



% Effort

IS: Prepares system and programming documentation for users and other IS staff in accordance with internal and external standards



IS: Completes prototype review and testing.  Identifies the necessary technical preparation required for testing of software and plans the subsequent coding or programming required.  Effectively writes reports of test results.  Reviews and evaluates the adequacy and efficiency of installed systems compared to previously determined goals and realizable benefits.  Obtains documented assurance from users that the system or new product is functioning according to user-established acceptance criteria.



IS: Analyzes user requirements regarding initial system design, implementation, problems and enhancements.  Modifies and enhances systems based on continuing needs and changing goals. Effectively interfaces with key stakeholders to identify and develop system requirements



IS: Effectively trains users and other IS staff as required.



IS: Serves as a project leader, applying effective project management principles to all aspects of the IT workflow.  Accurately defines system scope and objectives, general and detailed information / work flows, and required hardware. Responsible for assisting with developing and maintaining project plans.  Performs meeting preparation and facilitation to identify user requirements, system configuration, documentation, management reporting.  Establishes priorities for service delivery.



IS: Serves as a functional leader and technical expert.  Provides support to users on hardware and software packages and applications.  Evaluates requests for services in relationship to organization and department goals and provides estimations of work effort



IS: Plans and provides oversight for system processing, integrity and controls.  Detects, defines, and debugs programs as problems arise.  Establishes the need for further technical or consultative support, including identifying when to involve other IS staff and/or consultants.



Total Effort:





Core Organizational Functions:  

Customer Service: Values and delivers high quality service to all customers through effective application of the UCICARE principles: Understanding, Communication, Involvement, Commitment, Action, Respect Environment, and LAST. Knows and complies with all customer service standards as outlined in the Service Excellence Handbook.

Personal Achievement: Sets and achieves personal goals to advance career-related skills, knowledge and abilities and helps others to improve their skills.

Quality Improvement: Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.

Resource Management: Demonstrates accountability, discretion and sound judgment in using or managing university resources.

Teamwork: Builds effective relationships across work groups by treating fellow employees with courtesy, respect and inclusiveness; maintains a positive attitude and takes responsibility for assignments.


Required Qualifications:

Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the HealthSystem

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Experience within a healthcare professional or administrative department and/or knowledge of healthcare clinical practices and interface standards

Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends

Knowledge of  system architecture and file structures for development, maintenance and enhancement tasks for system maintained

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Strong aptitude in applying Siemens and/or Allscripts/Eclipsys Sunrise Registration/Scheduling and other vendor-specific knowledge regarding coding conventions, report generation and system maintenance

Demonstrated experience using / implementing Financial, Administrative or Clinical Care Systems (examples: Siemens Invision, Siemens Signature Allscripts/Eclipsys Access Manager and Enterprise Scheduling, Allscripts/Eclipsys TDS, Allscripts/Eclipsys SCM)

Ability to apply logical troubleshooting and analysis techniques for the purpose of problem resolution

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must be willing to participate in 24 hour on-call rotations as a system duty officer

Must have working knowledge of client/server systems, relational database structures and reporting tools

Must possess a working knowledge of HL7 and other interface/integration strategies

Experience in development/ implementation/ integration and support of an EMR systems legal medical record

Ability to function as a project leader and project member

Ability to self initiate and effectively problem solve issues


Preferred Qualifications:

Project Coordination / management experience

Demonstrated experience supporting Patient Management functions, such as authorizations, eligibility, MNC, etc.

Experience with Allscripts Sunrise Record Manager (SRM), Sunrise Clinical Manager, 3M Encoder-Softmed, Spheris and related HIM department systems

Experience working in a HIM department

Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms