MSK is seeking a Systems Analyst to join the Emerging Care DeliveryModelsgroup in the Division of Health Informatics (DHI).
DHI focuses on the interaction of people, processes, and technology to support the exceptional patient care delivered at MSK. We handle a suite of clinical information systems including the electronic health record, ancillary systems and tools that support patient engagement. Additionally, we bring these tools to bear to support important programs of care at MSK.
Within the Division, the Emerging Care Delivery Models group supports activities related to new methods that MSK is exploring of how best to deliver care in the context of the changing health care environment. The new methods are responding to changes in the health care provider market, increased consumer expectations for involvement in their own care and new digital capabilities. We work with clinical, administrative, operational and strategic leadership at MSK to find opportunities to increase the safety, effectiveness, efficiency and quality of the care we deliver. We identify ways to use emerging technologies -- for example, patient facing technology, communications technology, analytics and electronic health records -- to advance the organizations goals, improve care and increase patient and clinician satisfactions.
In this role, you will help to advance informatics activities that are a part of innovative care delivery projects that will open up the boundaries on how information systems can be used to advance oncology care. Specifically,
Participate with physician, nursing, operational and administrative partner groups as new projects are formulated. You will document the business and clinical goals of such projects and help to craft a high-level plan for how information technology will be used to help realize project goals. This will include analyses of existing information technologies as well as consideration of new potential technologies
Work with front-line clinical, operational and support staff to identify, at a detailed level, the capabilities that the information systems will need to deliver to make the project a success
Work with information technology staff to translate the functional requirements that have been created into technical requirements that will be the basis for technology development and implementation plans.
Take responsibility for the technology-related aspects of the projects, including the technical road map, testing, implementation, training and evaluation to assure goals have been achieved. Leading the project will include running risks and issues as well as documenting requirements, plan and progress reports
Work effectively with clinical and operational team members to address questions that arise during the course of the project about the best way to proceed.
Via written reports and in-person presentations, provide regular updates on project status to clinical and operational partners.
Do data manipulation in Excel to create basic project statistics, graphs and tables that provide evidence of the projects impact
Attracted by a healthcare environment supporting the work of passionate clinicians who aim to deliver the best possible care
Excited at the idea of working at a credible organization with a strong culture of excellence and innovation
Organized and enjoy creating a plan and then working to implement that plan
Motivated by having the opportunity to work on complex projects, to break down the complexity into manageable tasks and then to see each of those tasks through to completion
Collaborative and enjoy working with people of dynamic strengths and finding a way for those teams to identify a common goal and work effectively towards achieving that goal
Resilient and can deal with challenges and setbacks which are a natural part of working in a complex environment
Satisfied by seeing large projects through to completion
An effective communicator, both in-person and in writing
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a Healthcare-related field (or equivalent experience); Masters Degree preferred especially in Biomedical Informatics
2-4 years of experience working with clinical information systems in a multi-departmental healthcare environment
Internal Number: 2019-38414
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