At Stony Brook Medicine, a Clinical Systems Application Specialist is a valuable member of our team who will develop and support all applications/systems that the Clinical Information Systems department is responsible for. The incumbent may be assigned to a project team as part of technical build resource, or support any production systems to ensure the availability of the applications. The Clinical Systems Application Specialist may also oversee the work of other analysts as needed.
The Clinical Systems Application Specialist will be responsible for build in Cerner Millennium, and also investigating and resolving Cerner application issues using core Cerner tools such as Bedrock, Discern, Core Code Builder, Core Event Manager, and Ops View Scheduler. Daily responsibilities will include researching and building new functionality as needed, working with clinical end users and the vendor to determine the best and most innovative solutions.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior analytical skills and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of the Clinical Systems Application Specialist include the following but are not limited to:
Provides support to Clinical Information systems applications which includes our organization's EHR and cross applications used in the clinical setting
Provides technical and strategic input to leadership, reviews, analyzes and implements change/enhancement requests to help drive transformational changes.
Plays an active role as a technical expert during application development and participates in brainstorming and design discussions with team members which includes participation in new projects when appropriate.
Provides technical guidance and performs investigation to help resolve application issues including cross application challenges in order to maintain stability and reliability of all systems.
Works closely with Project Managers on all aspects of project development and keeps management informed of project status.
Provides assistance in testing system functionality as well as validating application integrity to ensure that current and new applications are technically sound
Participates in Cerner application upgrades and implementations.
Debug system problems as needed (his/her own, as well as programs written by others).
Participates in all global and departmental process and system design activities
Adheres to coding guidelines and standards of Information technology and documents all work according to standards
Adheres to customer service standards.
Provide oncall/recall support.
Provides reporting needs when necessary.
All other duties as assigned
Experience with Cerner Millennium
A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems or related field will ensure that the incumbent has the conceptual skills required for this role. In lieu of computer science or information systems related degree, 6-8 years of experience as a healthcare IT Analyst.
Minimum four (4) years of IT experience in a complex healthcare environment, preferably in academic medical centers or tertiary care settings supporting and implementing applications in a client server environment
IT related experience that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the standard tools, workflow processes, and/or procedures and concepts used in the deployment and development of application software necessary to run the healthcare systems business, clinical or financial systems.
Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title: Senior Programmer/Analyst
Job Field: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-NY-St. James
Department/Hiring Area: Clinical Information Systems:Application Support-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 0800-1630 Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Nov 19, 2020
Posting End Date: May 19, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Internal Number: 2002755
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