Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pathology and Immunology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Provides analytic and technical work to support laboratory systems in a clinical environment. Employees participate in the implementation of new functionality, as well as troubleshooting day-to-day problems. Duties include laboratory and client needs assessment, as well as evaluating workflow and establishing ways in which technology can enhance those workflows. This position works as part of a team on large projects, receiving instruction and providing deliverables. May also lead small internal department technology initiatives. Employees should be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
This position will serve as the primary support person for our Digital Pathology Center in the Department of Pathology. It will work with laboratory management and staff, Pathology IT, and other clinical sites to streamline processes, coordinate/implement changes, and ensure smooth communication with all our clients.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works closely with Project Managers and other members of the clinical support team to develop clear project deliverables and timelines.
Develops training materials and documentation for end-users and internal department use.
Provides formal training to end user for applications related to support spectrum.
Tests applications enhancements, ensuring smooth transition into production systems, engaging users as necessary.
Recommends upgrades and enhancements, researches, tests and evaluates new technologies related to support spectrum.
Troubleshoots issues/inadequacies with new enhancements and existing functionality, communicating with vendors as needed.
Actively participates in team meetings and discussions.
Performs other related project work and duties as assigned.
Degree or certification from a technical school or college in computer programming. Experience in computer programming and/or relevant DBA experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for required education.
Ability to consult with clients on issues and requests that require the implementation or creation of a custom solution.
Effectively use available tools in problem solving and systems analysis.
Ability to perform diagnostics on assigned software and/or hardware according to standard operating procedures.
Interact as a productive team member on a project team or manage a project task.
The hiring range for this position is $56,472 - $73,403 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Standard computer department working environment with standing, walking and lifting less than 50 pounds is required.
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