Systems Analyst

Posted Date: 8/1/2022

Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Quality Management
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

SUMMARY  Responsible for implementation and ongoing support of the Hospital’s Meditech Billing, Admissions, Abstracting, PCI, Medical Records, Laboratory, and Radiology computer software applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists with upgrades, parameters and modifications of Meditech applications. Maintains accurate documentation of Meditech upgrades. 

Develop and writes reports for Meditech applications as needed by departments.

Coordinates and supports inter-modular processes and special projects. This includes but is not limited to DRG grouper, 3M, and IHA reports.

Assists department managers with changes in the charge master.

Defines, maintains, and monitors the Meditech dictionaries, with the assistance of the department managers.  

Assists with the integration of other software programs with Meditech as needed.

Attend meetings and training sessions conducted by Meditech and other vendors.

Responsible for training new employees to new Meditech workflows.

Researches solutions to improve service within work flows. 

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying 

with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 

Two year degree from college or technical school preferred, or 2 years of computer experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret healthcare regulations. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, REGISTRATIONS

Knowledge of PC, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. 

Previous work experience in healthcare setting preferred. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to walk and sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock and blood-borne pathogens.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, risk of radiation, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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