Clinical systems analysts are involved in the installation and development of hospital computer information programs. Their job is to perform system upgrades and provide system maintenance whenever necessary. Professionals in this field must have advanced software knowledge and the ability to supervise staff and maintain hospital information confidentiality. Clinical systems analysts may participate in developing policies and creating training tools for hospital information systems users. Analysts confer with hospital personnel to determine specific information system needs and assist in making changes to system software or design.
A clinical systems analyst’s duties might entail analyzing computer information systems and identifying areas for improvement. They may troubleshoot malfunctions with hardware or software, and perform systems checks to ensure that security measures are being followed. Analysts confer with hospital personnel to determine specific information system needs and participate in making changes to system software or design.
Other duties include training hospital staff on information systems and ensuring that data input and information retrieval are done properly. If hospital personnel inform the clinical systems analyst of information system issues, it is the analyst’s responsibility to repair the system or communicate with system vendors for repair assistance. Various departmental tasks/responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the Managed Information Systems Director. **Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.**
- Certificate in Vocational Minimum 2 years’ experience in Med/Surg or Critical Care.
- Valid Texas License.
- Strong computer skills or experience implementing / maintaining a healthcare information system (GE Centricity QS, Meditech, or similar products) recommended.
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
- Current CPR required.