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LIS Clinical Analyst

LIS Clinical Analyst

Department 
Information Systems
Job Locations 
US-NY-Purchase
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
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Position Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Information System (LIS) Clinical Analyst. This role will support the core functions of WESTMED’s laboratory information systems to enable high quality, efficient and safe patient care.  The Laboratory Systems Clinical Analyst is responsible for the management and performance of the Laboratory Information System which includes Clinical, Anatomic Pathology and Radiology.  This role is responsible for verifying accuracy and the timely delivery of all patient results and identifying system issues and taking corrective action to resolve.

 

The incumbent will review LIS interfacing and focus on leading the successful implementation and delivery of interface solutions to clinical systems for various healthcare applications. The Laboratory Information Systems Clinical Analyst will have experience with Laboratory Information Systems and working with automated processes in the Lab Setting.  This individual will serve as an expert for the LIS functions for the organization and will lead the team in new implementations and updates. Responsibilities include developing interface specification documents, configuring interface applications in accordance with specifications, developing scripts, and managing the interface components.  This position works directly with vendors/healthcare organizations in designing, developing, implementing and supporting integration solutions between the systems. Additional focus will be on projects related to application upgrades and deployments.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Identify system optimization and enhancements by working closely with vendors and other IT analysts in order to design and implement effective solutions. Serve as team lead on software version updates/upgrades for all sites.  Managing the development and installation of computer / software upgrades , testing, project management and quality control
  • Provide on-going support and maintenance of applications executing routine system administration and maintenance activities as required (including after hour coverage if required).
  • Act as a subject matter expert and clearly communicate concepts across the different groups influencing the outcomes. Building relationships with the stakeholders (pathologists, lab technologists, directors) and presenting ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Coordinate with users and vendors to facilitate timely resolution of software/hardware issues.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve laboratory technical issues for laboratory instruments, servers and software, or scientific equipment setup/interfaces.
  • Create and maintain system documentation: LIS manual and process documentation.
  • Evaluate reported software problems and determine course of action for resolution.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple activities and objectives in a rapidly changing environment and deliver quality service.
  • Participates in special projects, as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 2-5 years of experience as a Lead Lab Tech or Med Tech Background strongly preferred
  • Must have clinical background/experience
  • Knowledge of Orchard Harvest LIS System preferred
  • Experience with interfaces, SQL, HL7 and other reporting tools
  • Excellent written, oral, instructional and presentation skills
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and works with multiple teams

Company Overview

Here at WESTMED Practice Partners, one of the most successful management services organizations in the United States health care community, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations.

 

WESTMED Practice Partners is a healthcare management services company that has evolved from the success of the WESTMED Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the country. In partnership with our clients, the mission of WESTMED Practice Partners is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We seek to grow the quality and efficiency of outpatient healthcare services by the design and management of free-standing, comprehensive medical offices with a focus on primary care. For more information, visit our web site at www.westmedpartners.com

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see WESTMED physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.

 

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