Interface Analyst Intermediate
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 3/4/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Mar 30, 2016, 11:31:52 AM

Job Summary
The Integration Analyst Intermediate has a basic knowledge about HL7 interfaces, build, testing and implementation, the ability to analyze and understand business problems, and the knowledge to make solution recommendations that meet the organizational goals of maintaining clinical and business systems.  They are dedicated to providing a secure, effective, integrated patient care delivery system that continually improves outcomes, reduces cost, increases efficiency, and enhances patients’ experiences. Primary responsibilities include collaborating with clinicians and end users of the system to design, build, test, train, implement, evaluate, and maintain Cerner and Cloverleaf interfaces and other associated systems.   
The Integration Analyst Intermediate must utilize the knowledge of computer science, information technology and clinical practice to manage data and determine components that are suitable to build while maintaining alignment with the professional standards of clinical practice. They are responsible for the configuration, testing, implementation and on-going support of HL7 interfaces.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Actively solicits ideas and opinions with other members of formal and informal groups in the pursuit of common missions, vision, values, and goals. Places team needs and priorities above individual needs. Involves others in making decisions that affect them. Draws on the strengths of colleagues and gives credit to others’ contributions and achievements.


Carries out discussions, clearly and effectively transmits technical and business concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions, and conclusions orally and in writing. Listens attentively and for comprehension. Reinforces words through empathetic body language and tone.

 

Ask questions, applies problem solving methodologies and tools to diagnosis problems.  Seeks root causes. Develops and implements practical and timely solutions.

IT BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL
 

Solicits information on enterprise direction and goals to determine how own function can add value to the organization and to customers. Develops and implements technical solutions that meet operational improvement needs.  Collaborates on decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization’s strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics. Demonstrates awareness by providing clear explanations for actions taken relative to customer requirements and needs.

Identifies, documents, and monitors key business processes needed to achieve successful business results. Maps and documents processes. Facilitates group input and drafts proposal for process improvement.   Develops framework for process improvement.

Maintains and applies up-to-date knowledge of discrete and integrated information systems elements relevant to area of responsibility (hardware, software, and network).  Relates with appropriate technical consultants, experts and manager to resolve IT solutions

Develops plans that meet the architecture/technology needs of the organization, while assessing aspects for the strategic technological plan. Collaborates with others to set objectives and incorporate vision, priorities, and goals.

RESPONSIBLITIES
 
  • Demonstrates advanced functional knowledge of one of the following applications: Cerner interfaces, Cloverleaf interface engine and HL7 standard
  • Serves as a contributing member of the interface team, dedicated to the development of electronic documentation solutions that support clinical workflow and practice and align with the current best practice standards.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of processes within the facility department. 
  • Ability to recommend customization of the application for unique department scenarios and build using application tools with minimal assistance from team members and/or the application manager.
  • Designs, builds, and tests interface components and makes necessary changes using build tools with little direction and assistance from team members or the application manager. 
  • Communicates necessary changes made in the application amongst team members and site contacts as appropriate
  • Develops and maintains system design documentation and outlines build steps using appropriate tools with some direction and assistance from team members or the application manager. 
  • Participates in team meetings, project meetings, and other meetings when requested. 
  • Understands how to plan and coordinate special projects using project management skills, tools, and AHS-IS methodologies with assistance from team members, the application manager and/or the project manager.
  • Collaborates with hospital leadership, physicians, clinicians, end users, vendors and associates to develop and deploy electronic applications or new functionality.
  • Assesses clinical workflow processes, identifies gaps, defines necessary process changes, and develops future workflows related to the implementation of new solutions or functionality.
  • Assists the training team in the preparation of training materials and provides education on new applications or functionality.  Conducts train-the-trainer, super-user, upgrade and/or other training with moderate direction from team members or the application manager. 
  • Actively participates in facility support through solution implementation, activation, and post-live support.

Job Requirements

Education and Certifications

•College Degree (AS, B.A., B.S. or commensurate experience) in a field of study such as business, IS, or a healthcare related is required
•Yearly participation in ongoing education either formal or through conferences, active professional organization participation, or journal presentations.

Knowledge and Experience

•Experience: 3-5+ years’ experience with Cerner Open Engine and Open Port required
• 3-5+ years’ experience with designing, building, installing and supporting HL7 interfaces required
• 2-3+ years of Cloverleaf interface engine with Cloverleaf level 1 certification preferred
•Microsoft suite of applications knowledge required
•Experience with leading small groups or projects preferred

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.