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Company: Aultman Health Foundation
Location: Canton, OH
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Position:  Application Analyst- PharmNet

Job Description: 

The role of the Application Analyst is to work collaboratively with end users of information technology for the selection, design, training, data collection/system configuration, testing, maintenance and support/troubleshooting of information system applications. Responsible for application and integration of information technology in the healthcare setting. Maintain current knowledge of application capabilities and stays current on system upgrade needs. Participates in application deployment and procedure documentation. Ensure that system configuration meets organizational goals and external regulatory mandates (ex. HIPPA). 

Job Responsibilities:
•    Provides application knowledge when implementing and maintaining information systems
•    Collaborates with appropriate departments and outside vendors to develop/maintain system needs
•    Monitors system change control requests and department Help Desk queues
•    Challenges current processes and looks to introduce new methods leveraging technology
•    Participates in downtimes and upgrades of information system applications
•    Cross-trains for other information systems as needed to provide team coverage
•    Collaborates on projects 
•    Collaborates, analyzes and troubleshoots applications
•    Serves as a representative of the information system on hospital committees, as assigned
•    Participates in the process for system revisions or upgrades 
•    Participates in end user issue research, training and education
•    Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of current trends and issues in health care, recommended end user workflows, national and state regulations
•    Maintains positive relationships with end users 
•    Organizational skills: ability to prioritize multiple activities and objectives in a fast-paced dynamic environment
•    Communicates clearly and effectively (verbally, written and electronically) using available technology 
•    Monitors the daily operations of the information system application
•    Networking with other application users via site visits, user group meetings, and other communication to maintain a resource for problem solving and new approaches to standard procedures

•    Graduate of accredited School of Pharmacy and licensed with Ohio Board of Pharmacy. 
•    Prior experience with information technology applications in healthcare setting
•    Participation in an information system implementation preferred (planning, design, testing, validation, documentation, & ongoing support)
•    Experience with Microsoft Office suite including but not limited to email, word processing, spread sheets, power point and other necessary computer skills to fulfill job requirements
•    Willingness to travel to remote sites as applicable 
•    Willingness to be on call when scheduled
•    Understanding of the need for discretion of all confidential and EPHI (Electronic Protected Health Information) HIPPA regulations
•    Personal/Professional
•    Self-motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills
•    Works well independently or as a member of a collaborative team
•    Demonstrate effective analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills
•    Adaptable to a fast-paced dynamic work environment
•    Ability to prioritize and multi-task
•    Presents self in a professional manner
•    Demonstrate strong organizational, presentation, and customer service skills

Working Conditions:
•    Primarily dayshift with off-shift coverage, as assigned
•    Scheduled on-call rotation
•    Ability to sit for extended periods of time
•    Ability to work in a team setting

Reporting Structure:
•    Reports to Analyst Team Lead and Director of Clinical Informatics within the Information Systems Division

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