Under general direction of the Director of Innovation, the application analyst is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the applications under the Innovation department. This position requires understanding of the ways in which current and emerging information technology can be applied within the healthcare organization. This position requires time management skills in addition to flexibility dealing with people at a variety of levels. Proficient communication is imperative with internal Information Systems staff and frequent effective communication is also required with external vendors and other organizations.
All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any/all incumbents, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in 'Other related duties as assigned':
Performs Systems Analysis/Design/Programming and Training:
Performs analysis and makes recommendations in areas that require a high level of technical competency
Provides technical training, guidance, and resource support for end users and Departmental staff
Provides application support and enhancements to existing applications. Defines system requirements, priorities, and viable alternatives. Coordinates the efforts of staff to locate, assess, install, test, and maintain computer software systems. Coordinates conversions and upgrades to vendor systems
Assists in developing user documentation and departmental policies and procedures that impact the use of application systems
Performs complex Systems Analyst duties on a regular and continuous basis
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Business Administration or related field
Minimum five years' of experience in systems analysis and/or programming required with project management or leadership responsibilities
Must have ability to exercise independent judgment in planning, organizing, and performing systems analyst tasks. Some independent judgment required in setting priorities of tasks among multiple assigned projects
Must have ability to communicate, motivate, and organize projects among a broad spectrum of personnel throughout the network, frequently under deadline pressure.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).