Job Description


 

Centers Laboratory of New Jersey is actively seeking an Application Analyst for our Laboratory in Cedar Knolls, NJ!

 

Position Title:  Application Analyst II 

Reports to:  IT Director  

 

Position Summary:  

 The application analyst works collaboratively with laboratory and IT staff for the efficient day-to-day management and support of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) & Laboratory Information System (LIS) systems. Will be responsible for managing and supporting the design, implementation and optimization of new laboratory IT solutions. 

 

 Position Responsibilities:  

 

  • To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each responsibility competently.  
  • Serves as a liaison between the laboratory and I.T. to maximize system effectiveness and ensure proper design. 
  • Responsible for applying software-specific knowledge to assigned projects to ensure proper design, implementation and documentation. 
  • Plans, organizes and directs the implementation projects for application upgrades and enhancement to existing functionalities.  
  • Integrates medical technology concepts, principles and techniques with computer skills to develop, monitor and maintain the laboratory information systems. 
  • Coordinates and implements database changes in EMR application, create new Lab test(s), users, facility/Location records and other application specific database configurations. 
  • Manage interface queues inbound and outbound from the EMR application. 
  • Provide support for specimen label printing from the EMR application. 
  • Designs and generates reports from EMR application, using an application gui interface.  
  • Perform system audits to ensure quality and accuracy of data 
  • Manage help desk support related to EMR application issues. 
  • Perform all responsibilities independently with no direct supervision required 
  • Perform all other duties as assigned 

 

Competencies:  

 

  • Experience working with EMR applications 
  • Preferred if familiar with HL7 data communication standards  
  • Experience with database configuration within a Health Care application 
  • Familiarity with database designed and schema 
  • Experience in data mining, data analysis and reporting 
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Systems regulatory requirements. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and comply with all HIPAA regulations 
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, strength and diplomacy 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing  
  • Critical thinking with efficient and effective problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes inclusiveness and communication among team members. 
  • Knowledge of Data communication of protocols. 

 

Education and Experience:  

 

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science degree in either Information Systems, Computer Science or Medical Technology. 
  • 2 years of Information Technology related experience 
  • 2 years of experience in healthcare management systems 

 

Certification and Licensure:  

 

  • MT ASCP preferred  

 

 Work Environment:  

 

  • Environmentally controlled laboratory environment  
  • Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations  
  • Frequent exposure to body fluids  
  • Possible exposure to infectious specimens, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and other conditions common to a laboratory environment  
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate such as lab coats, face shields, gloves and masks  
  • Frequent interaction with a diverse population including team members and other customers  

 

Physical Demands:  

 

  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, carrying and speaking  
  • Occasional sitting, reaching, bending and stooping  
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds, with assistance if needed  
  • Frequent use of computer, keyboard, phone, and copy and fax machine as needed 

 

ABOUT US:

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