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IT Specialist - Health Systems Operations

The Ohio State University
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Job Title:IT Specialist - Health Systems Operations

Department:Health System Shared Services | Regional Outreach Development

Position Summary

Serves as the primary contributor and consultant for patient care services in the planning, design, development, implementation, functionality and evaluation of integrated health information systems that support and enhance practice, administrative and management needs and patient outcomes. Acts as the principle resource with health system knowledge and computer expertise to coordinate and provide support for all new and current applications and software upgrades applicable to the health systems. Responsible for the analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex health information systems and solutions. Prepares detailed specifications. Conducts assessments of the health system environment and identifies implications for system implementations, and acts as a facilitator for those changes in the health system environment. Conduct independent research and fact-finding to develop or modify system solutions of a highly complex nature. Will advise end-user training on health system applications to ensure understanding of functionality and the development and design of training programs. Evaluate and recommend application acquisitions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Healthcare, Nursing, Pharmacy, or Allied Health preferred, or, equivalent experience.

  • 4-8 years of experience in Information Technology (preferably experience in Health System Operations) , a combination of both clinical and IT technology.

  • Demonstrates effective two-way communication skills with customers and team members

  • Ability to solve problems and think logically to address challenges

  • Ability to work successfully within a team and assist other team members with their technical issues

  • Knowledge and experience with hospital systems and business practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience interacting with customers to gather and understand their business and technical requirements

  • Significant knowledge of systems implementation which may include analysis, specification design, and implementation

  • Strong project and process management skills; ability to manage complex projects with a medium to large scope

  • Work experience in developing technical and user documentation.

  • Able to keep self abreast of healthcare technology trends

  • Epic Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system knowledge

Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Include

  • An array of retirement plan options, each with a generous employer contribution.

  • Affordable health insurance options, including dental, vision and prescription coverage that begin on day one.

  • Paid vacation and sick leave, including short and long-term disability and paid parental leave.

  • Get the most out of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

  • And much more!

Additional Information:

Location:Ackerman Rd, 660 (0242)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:Varying Shifts

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

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Ohio State is regularly honored as one of the nation’s top 20 public universities. With campuses and research centers throughout the state, the institution’s unrivaled depth and breadth advance innovation, health care and research within Ohio’s communities. For more than 150 years, Ohio State has inspired the next generation of leaders, discovering groundbreaking medical breakthroughs and finding solutions to the problems the world is facing now.

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Explore our Extensive Benefits

Ohio State provides access to opportunities and resources for all employees. Starting your first day, Ohio State offers you a comprehensive benefits package.

· WORK-LIFE: Flexible and remote work arrangements where applicable, child care program, and access to educational, athletic and cultural events.

· RETIREMENT: State pension and alternative options with competitive employer contributions, as well as optional supplemental plans.

· HEALTH: Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and wellness programming.

· TIME OFF: Paid vacation and sick time, parental and medical leave plus 11 paid holidays. Short and long-term disability options also available.

· FINANCIAL: Tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, adoption assistance, and discounts with preferred vendors and university partners.

· WELLNESS: Lifestyle spending account, employee assistance program, health reimbursement account, and employee wellness program.

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