Application Analyst

Less than 5 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Less than 5 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Join our team in driving a healthier future.
Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health—superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.


Job Description: 

 

The Application Analyst role is responsible for configuring, documenting, testing, modifying and maintaining software applications. Build specific applications and technology expertise to and contribute to the specification and design development process. Create system and operating documentation. Job functions include configuring applications by translating the business requirements into software specifications. This specific role will support application within the Senior Services and Oncology service lines.

 

Job Expectations:

  • Configure, modify, test and troubleshoot existing programs/software. Analyze end user data and business needs to recommend changes and optimize of program/system performance. Develop deep application knowledge within specified focus areas. Write and maintain application systems documentation.

  • Proactively participates in IT workflow processes including 1) Incident and Problem Management, 2) IT Service Request Management, 3) Change Control Management and 4) IT Project Management.

  • Accurately translates business requirements to detail-level system specifications and evaluates against current system capabilities. Understands workflows with the objective to meet business needs.

  • Effectively unit test all code and programs prior to releasing them to the quality assurance team. Resolve all unit test issues in a timely manner. Assist the quality assurance team in identifying test cases and in creating/mining test data to enable a thorough test of all deliverables. Provide implementation/production support as required.

  • Evaluate and understand dependencies between applications to understand if making a change in one application would have a negative impact in another application. Use knowledge of assigned application(s) to help resolve issues and drive optimal business solutions.

  • Support the implementation planning for application program requirements. Support the end-user and technical operations staff as required by providing excellent customer service. Assist senior development staff with the integration of technology within and across areas of IT.

  • Works as a member of an application team as well as with other application and technical teams. Supports multiple concurrent work efforts, educates and coaches other team members, and works with minimal supervision in support of team initiatives.

  JobQualifications: 

 

Required

  • Bachelor's degree or combination of education and related work experience

  • 3-5 years of IT application experience

  • Solid understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC)

  • Demonstrated analytical critical thinking skills for process development or problem resolution.

  • Knowledge of healthcare processes and application system coordination.

  • Knowledge of database structure and reporting techniques and tools.

 

Preferred

  • EpicCare Ambulatory Certification

  • Bachelor's degree in IT field

  • Experience within the Healthcare Industry, specifically within Cancer Care

 Job Number  17-68682

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