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Category: Professional
Facility: Erie County Medical Center Corporation
Department: Hospital Information System
Schedule: Full Time - FT
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 40
Job Details:

The work involves planning, directing and managing the design, modification, automation, support and implementation of the business components of the Hospital Information System Department at the Erie County Medical Center Corporation.  The incumbent works closely with healthcare business office directors, healthcare business specialists, ancillary management and operational related departments to analyze, design, develop and implement computer software programs, processes and procedures.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Chief Information Officer.  Supervision is exercised over lower level technical and clerical staff.  Does related work as required.

 

TYPICAL WORK ACITIVITIES:

Consults with and collaborates with various hospital staff to assess and determine information requirements; makes recommendations to meet identified requirements;

Analyzes existing systems and procedures for the purpose of proposing, developing and implementing modifications and improvements;

Evaluates and establishes design and development priorities;

Coordinates and supervises the design, development, implementation and modifications of computerized information systems;

Manages the linkage and interface among various installed systems supporting the healthcare business and operational areas of the hospital;

Directs vendors, technical staff and contractors in performing procedural modifications to computer software;

Designs systems to collect healthcare business related data to meet regulatory and compliance requirements;

Creates and participates in system tests of projects and in the evaluations and follow up of systems previously implemented;

Prepares reports and makes presentations on studies covering system development and implementation, modifications, future activities and other relevant factors;

Prepares documentation to support system modifications.

 

FULL KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Through knowledge of current electronic data processing equipment, policies, procedures and terminology; thorough knowledge of the techniques and processes involved in systems analysis, design, and implementation; thorough knowledge of current data communication networks with emphasis on evaluation, installation, monitoring and troubleshooting; good knowledge of operating systems file structure and design; good knowledge of healthcare business processes and procedures in the application of information system technology to business office functions; ability to build screens and reports; ability to create test plans; ability to direct the work of others; ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally; a high degree of logical reasoning; sound judgment;  initiative; resourcefulness; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

(A)   Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business or a healthcare related field and four (4) years of experience in business systems analysis or healthcare business analysis associated with the design, development or implementation of computerized management information systems, one (1) year of which included project management experience; or:

 

(B)   Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree or completion of sixty (60) credit hours in Information Technology, Business or a healthcare related field and six (6) years of experience in business systems analysis or healthcare business analysis associated with the design, development or implementation of computerized management information systems, one (1) year of which included project management experience; or:

 

(C)   An equivalent combination of training and experiences as defined by the limits of (A) and (B).

 



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