The Sr Application Analyst role will provide technical expertise and leadership, including configuring, documenting, testing, modifying and maintaining software applications. Apply specific applications and technology expertise to the specification and design development process. Lead the creation of system and operating documentation. Support all issues that arise within the specific application area. Job functions include configuring applications by translating the business requirements into software specifications.
The Sr Application analyst will need strong clinic work-flowand Smarttool knowledge. In this position you will partner with our clinic leadership to interpret the needs and layout options while helping toshape how we transform our clinics with the Epic tools available.
Utilize expertise to design new and existing applications. Configure code, test and troubleshoot existing programs. Analyze end user data and business needs to assure user-orientation and optimal program/system performance.
Proactively initiates and participates in IT workflow definition and monitoring of processes including 1) Incident and Problem Management, 2) IT Service Request and Task Management, 3) Change Control Management and 4) IT Project Management.
Accurately and efficiently works to provide application workflow and functional analysis, build and configuration, unit and integrated testing, and plans for transition to application ongoing support. Understands workflows with the objective to meet business needs.
Effectively unit test all code and programs prior to releasing them to the quality assurance (QA) team. Resolve all unit test issues in a timely manner. Collaborate with the QA team to identify test cases and create/mine test data to enable a thorough test of all deliverables. Respond to all inquiries and issues in a timely manner as the developed code/program moves through the testing process and ultimately into production. 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.
Maintain up-to-date application knowledge and understanding of how the business uses the applications in their workflows. Partner with the business to gather requirements and goals to drive optimal solutions.
Evaluate, troubleshoot and lead root-cause analysis for production issues and system failures; determine corrective action and improvements to prevent recurrence. Provide implementation/production support as required.
Proactively provide subject matter expertise regarding assigned application(s) to other members of the technology and business teams to ensure quality and minimize impact on other applications and business processes.
Coach and mentor staff regarding technology, methodologies and standards. Proactively share knowledge and collaborate with IT teams to ensure quick and effective responses to customer needs. Maintain up-to-date business domain knowledge and technical skills in software development technologies and methodologies.
Pro-actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes.
Provides ongoing operational system support and resolves escalated issues. Interacts with vendors on problem determination, resolution, issue tracking, upgrades and fixes.
Participates in after-hours support as determined by IT Leadership
Patient Centered: Provide services centered on the needs and safety of our patients and families.
Bachelors degree or combination of education and related work experience
5+ years of IT application experience
Strong understanding of the Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC).
Demonstrated analytical critical thinking skills for process development or problem resolution.
Demonstrated working knowledge and expertise of healthcare processes and application system coordination.
Demonstrated knowledge of database structure and working practice of reporting techniques and tools.
If supporting Epic, certification in core applications is required within six months of employment.
Bachelors degree in IT field
Experience within the Healthcare Industry
Certifications and experience relative to the role
Proven experience with reporting tools, including Epic Reporting Workbench reports and data extracts.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.