At Natividad, our dedication to the people of Monterey County is at the heart of everything we do—from the health care services we provide to the specialized programs we promote. This commitment to our community spans more than 130 years and, more importantly, has touched countless lives. It has also earned us a Joint Commission ranking in the top percentile of hospitals nationwide. If you believe in inspiring healthy lives by focusing on community-based care, consider joining Natividad today.
HOSPITAL LABORATORY INFORMATION SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
(Hospital Software Analyst I)
Natividad is currently seeking a full-time Hospital Laboratory Information Systems Administrator. We are looking for someone who is interested in an opportunity to provide ongoing professional support of a designated suite of clinical laboratory operational applications, including process analysis, design, implementation and upgrades, such as Sd2 software, Radipcomm software, Rals software, Blood Bank, microbiology, pathology Meditech modules, referral laboratory interfaces, equipment interfaces, Client/Server Software, Faxing Software and Interface Software. This position will perform everything above in accordance with the Patient Safety and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Acts, The Joint Commission (TJC) College of American Pathologists (CAP) and other regulatory agencies.
Examples of Duties:
Provides clients with general directions to improve application processing and resolves problems.
Prepares project status and related reports
Creates online forms, templates and databases to meet department and user needs
Analyzes and triages existing NPR reports; identification of new reports that may be required
Reviews data conversions; configures printers and workstations
Develops and/or assists with analysis and design of custom queries, screens and forms to support proposed work processes
Performs menu analysis, configuration and development assistance
Performs required regulatory validation on software systems
Maintains database dictionaries including CPT codes, charges and LOINC codes
Maintains laboratory interfaces
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of:
Typical financial and clinical applications
Medical transcription processes and applications
Principles, practices and current trends in hospital/clinical organization, administration, operations and structure
Principles, methods and techniques used in developing software programs
Principles and techniques applied in designing systems
A variety of applications and control languages, programming languages and development tools
Personal computer (PC), mini computer and mainframe computer operations, capabilities and limitations; server structures
Principles and practices of project management; project and technical documentation, and estimation of resource requirements
Basic methods and techniques used in the analysis, design, development and implementation of computer application programs and operational systems
Principles and techniques of file management, data flow/structure, system flow/control, decision tables, and data dependencies
Principles and techniques of programming, including menu programming and report programming
Requirements of the Patient Safety Act and HIPAA regulations, as related to clinical information systems and data
Requirements of EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act), as related to clinical information systems and data
Principles and practices of basic PC help desk functions and procedures, technical problem solving, troubleshooting; design and setup of interfaces
Principles, practices and techniques of client service
Software training techniques; system development life cycle concepts
MS Office Suite; basic software quality assurance control
Team dynamics and team building
Print server functionality; fax and script solutions with hospital systems
Hardware support, such as barcode scanners and printers
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in information systems or related field and one year of experience in systems analysis or computer programming in a healthcare laboratory environment or one year performing duties equivalent to a Laboratory Software Analyst. Three to five years of experience as a Medical Laboratory Technologist is highly desirable.
Priority Screening Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:59pm for a guaranteed review. Application materials received after this date will be reviewed as needed until the position is filled.
Natividad fosters a culture of service excellence and seeks candidates who have demonstrated the ability to provide and continually improve the responsiveness of that service. The Human Resource department takes a leadership role in implementing Natividad's customer service program. Customer service relations at Natividad recognizes, respects, and understands the rich diversity of the health care environment.