Surgery Applications Analyst - CIS Nursing Senior
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 8/4/2017

Job Description

Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Sep 26, 2016, 10:14:45 AM

The Clinical Information Systems Analyst Senior has an extensive understanding of system build 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 Surgery Applications and other associated systems.

The Clinical Information Systems Analyst Senior must utilize the knowledge of clinical practice, computer science, and information technology 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 coordinating with physicians and end users in the analysis and documentation of clinical workflows, performing gap analysis, identifying needed process changes, and developing future workflows during the implementation of new solutions or functionality. The ability to communicate with all levels of hospital leadership, clinicians, physicians, and ancillary department staff is essential for this position.   


•         Demonstrates advanced level functional knowledge of one of the following nursing applications: Surgery

•         Serves as a lead member of the Surgery Applications team; dedicated to the development of electronic documentation solutions that support clinical workflow and practice and align with the current best practice standards.

•         Demonstrates advanced knowledge of processes within the facility department. 

•         Promotes customization of the application for unique department scenarios and build using application tools.

•         Designs, builds, and tests clinical application components and makes necessary changes using application build tools. 

•         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.

•         Leads team meetings, project meetings, and other meetings when requested. 

•         Plans and coordinates special projects using project management skills, tools, and AHS-IS methodologies. 

•         Collaborates with hospital leadership, physicians, clinicians, end users, vendors and associates to develop and deploy electronic applications or new functionality.

•         Proactively assesses clinical workflow processes, identifies gaps, defines necessary process changes, and develops future workflows related to the implementation of new solutions or functionality.

•         Prepares of training materials and provides education on new applications or functionality.  Conducts train-the-trainer, super-user, upgrade and/or other training.

•         Takes a lead role in facility support through solution implementation, activation, and post-live support.

Job Requirements


•         Experience:  3-5+ years’ experience with clinical/technical system application implementation with Cerner required. (Customized for each group)

•         3-5+ years of clinical/technical background required

•         Experience with leading small groups or projects required


•         Microsoft Office suite experience required, Project desired

•         Mentoring/training experience preferred.


•         College Degree (B.A., B.S. or significant commensurate experience) in a field of study such as business, IS, or healthcare related area required.


•         Advanced degree is preferred.

•         Member of one professional organization related to job responsibilities preferred.


•         Completion of one professional certification within three years and maintenance of certification thereafter if applicable.

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.