Application Analyst I/UKHC

Job description

The University of Kentucky HealthCare Enterprise (UKHC) is seeking an Application Analyst I (Ancillary) role. This role will be held accountable for establishing strong credibility and collaboration with our physicians, customers, department leadership, affiliated organizations, and all Information Technology staff members. This is a highly matrixed organization which requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, and the ability to lead large multi-disciplinary teams through significant amount of varied work assignments. The Application Analyst I supports the implementation and ongoing application maintenance and support of ancillary, clinical, financial, revenue cycle, and administrative applications including, but not limited to, changes, enhancements,
product feature/service packs, hotfixes, patches, and upgrades. Additional duties include performing and monitoring daily maintenance and auditing of critical application files to ensure performance and data integrity between interacting and interfacing systems, as well as contributing to problem analysis, IT support of
the HLA Laboratory, decisions and planning in application processes. In collaboration with ITS Integration, this position will monitor and resolve interface issues and will actively participate in unit, functional/system, and integration testing.

Job Title
Application Analyst I/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Application Analyst I

Department Name
H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or
pulling objects 25lbs and above; occasionally standing and/or walking with objects 10lbs and above ; intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and effectively communicating both verbally and in writing with patients, caregivers, and staff at all levels.


Primarily day shift, Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM with occasional evenings and weekends per departmental needs.


Four years experience implementing and supporting healthcare information systems/applications will operate effectively within a matrixed organization; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; be well organized; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; strong ability to engage and motivate others; and active listening skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelors degree in a healthcare discipline, preferred. Four years experience
implementing and supporting Cardiology healthcare information systems/applications

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Tell me about any experience you might have working in or supporting a Clinical Laboratory? If you have any experience with the performance of HLA Typing please include.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please list any lab systems you have supported.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Tell me about an assignment or project you've worked on that challenged your analytical skills. What made it so challenging?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Tell me about a time when you demonstrated excellent team member behaviors. What was the situation, and what did you do?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 11/27/2018
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