The Application Analyst couples knowledge of business practices/operations with knowledge of information systems to implement, maintain and support Duke IT applications.
Implements applications, tools, processes, and structures that assist end users with the management of data in their business unit. Participates in planning and providing customer training sessions on system use or revisions. Identifies internal resources to build project team performance. Updates system, operational and department documentation. Recommends areas for process improvement. Adhere to organizational policies and procedures and follow all change control processes for the Epic Revenue Cycle
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Applies best practices to the management of the information system life cycle.
Analyzes, modifies, designs, and researches information systems and processes.
Analyzes customer requirements; researches, designs, acquires, and implements innovative systems.
Assists in the evaluation and revision of existing information systems.
Provides analysis and advanced support including hardware maintenance, troubleshooting, component replacement and repair, system monitoring, and the installation and maintenance of software.
Ensures security of technology solutions including maintenance and development of ISOPs as well as assisting in vulnerability management.
Makes oral and written presentations to project teams, management, and other departments.
Coordinates and operationalizes simple to complex projects with direction.
Initiates writes, and evaluates system, operational, and department documentation.
Identifies areas for procedural improvements. Provides detailed specifications describing functions to be automated.
In addition to the duties described for the Level 2, the Level 3 will:
May function as a technical leader, either as a subject matter expert with proficiency in a defined area(s) of the profession or as a generalist, with a broad knowledge of all aspects of the profession.
May function as a team leader, responsible for supporting management in day-to-day personnel oversight and workflow management activities.
May conduct continuing education sessions and new employee training.
Leads discovery sessions that document requirements and workflows, and proposes build to address customer needs.
Optimizes departmental and interdisciplinary resources to maximize team.
Has a leadership role in the evaluation and revision of existing information systems.
Coordinates and operationalizes complex projects.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Bachelor's degree in a related clinical or technical field, or four years of equivalent technical experience required.
Have general revenue cycle knowledge.
Be able to create documentation on workflows/processes.
Certification/Proficiency in Resolute Professional Billing Administration with SBO or Certification/Proficiency in Resolute Hospital Billing Administration with SBO.
In addition to the requirements described for Level 2, Level 3 requires:
Certification in an area of application support of a technical or support nature is strongly preferred.
Level 2 - Three years of related experience is required.
Level 3 - Five years of related experience is required.
Data coding - general
Data analysis and trending
Effective oral and written communication
User technical support/training
Database management software
Ability to translate business process into a technical solution
Knowledge of project management to manage deliverables
Designing specifications for information systems
Implementation of information systems
Maintenance of information systems
Quality assurance (may be required)
Adult learning and training methods (may be required)
In addition to the KSAs described for Level 2, Level 3 will demonstrate: Ability to lead discovery sessions
Advanced technical consultation and support
Ability to design complex information systems
Implementation of complex information systems
Contract negotiation theory (may be required)
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