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The objective of UW Medicine Supply Chain Management is to ensure our patient care experience is enhanced by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.
UW Medicine Supply Chain Management has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time SENIOR COMPUTER SPECIALIST. The Senior Computer Specialist (SCS) maintains the computer information systems and hardware of the Supply Chain Management department by performing a combination of complex computer support functions, such as: McKesson HEMM systems process development and maintenance; systems/software consulting and user training; and operation of environment monitoring and support of other facility software projects and systems that interface with the McKesson HEMM system. The SCS functions as an integral member of the Supply Chain Informatics team. This position will reside in the Supply Chain department at Northwest Hospital and report to the Supply Chain Applications Support Manager at Sand Point.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide system/software consulting and support as follows:
- Provide first-level technical support and expertise to end-users at Northwest Hospital for all Supply Chain Management IS applications including modules of the McKesson suite, including HEMM and MPOUS, Global Healthcare Exchange, NuVia, SmartWorks, POD (Print on Demand), Epic, eSign, and others.
- Participate in planning, evaluating, testing, and implementing software systems.
- Partner with UW Medicine Supply Chain Informatics Team on system support and development activities, such as meetings, standardization projects, analytical reporting, system upgrades, and long-term planning.
- Provide HEMM McKesson super-user support to other facility programs, such as Encore, Epic Horizon Surgical Manager, and Global Healthcare Exchange.
- Participate in program launches of systems that will interface with McKesson HEMM and actively work on related projects and tasks.
- Maintain the integrity of the item master and database tables in the information systems. Perform periodic scrubs of data.
- Manage access control to the information systems at Northwest Hospital following established guidelines.
- Charge capture and reconciliation support: Monitor and reconcile Epic work queues; work with appropriate Epic analysts and Revenue Cycle specialists to resolve inconsistencies and errors; and assist end users with charge entry issues.
- Implement electronic data interchange between the HEMM information system and the GHX Exchange.
- Work with the Application Support Manager to develop business continuity plans for system emergencies.
- Participate in standardization projects and implement agreed-upon processes at Northwest Hospital.