Job Posting: The Application Analyst (Data Management) is responsible for data preparation, analysis, transmission, validation and scheduling to support various projects and processes for the Healthcare Solutions team. This position will support the data exchange and presentation of data in various formats. The position provides services to various clients both internal and external. The Application Analyst acts as a technical liaison for staff and vendors to address data transfer, format and interpretation requests both adhoc and routine scheduled. This position also performs data analysis and monitors data updates for quality to ensure the reliability of data. RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sending and receiving of data using various tools, from various sources on a routine and ad hoc basis.
Interpreting specifications and formatting data to meet those specifications.
Development of schedules to support routine data transfers.
Automation of workflows thru scripting tools.
Building and query Access databases to meet specific needs.
Develop small web based .net applications to support data viewing and modification.
Manipulate data thru editors and queries utilizing techniques and tools.
Communicate with clients and provide status updates via email in a timely and effective way in order to meet set goals.
Analyze and solve reported issues.
Quickly assess client, data and system issues.
Perform work in a proactive and self-directed way, utilizing good time management, and decision-making, critical thinking and organization skills.
Perform work under strict timelines and deliverable dates.
Serve as the main point of contact for the assigned data and application related duties.
Validate and ensure accuracy and quality of work performed.
Document existing and new workflows.
Other duties as assigned by the Director or other Senior Management. Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Bachelors' degree, or equivalent education and experience in a technical or health care environment.
Two years' experience within a professional business environment.
Experience with PC based file transfer tools, editors and security.
Knowledge of PC based software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access).
Basic keyboard and data entry skills.
Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
Ability to work in a changing environment and handle multiple conflicting priorities.
Skilled in various data manipulation techniques and tools, including text editors, Excel and Access.
Skilled in various automation tools such as WinAutomation, FTP schedulers etc.
Experience working in a Windows server environment where assigned process tasks would be running.
Experience with .net development tools.
A basic level of proficiency with business and communications software (preferably Word and common Windows operating systems, and Outlook) is required.
Microsoft Excel and Access knowledge and experience is required.
Basic problem solving and troubleshooting skills are essential.
Good knowledge of file transfer protocols is essential.
Good analytical skills and the ability to quickly assess client, data and systems issues as well as research and investigate technical issues is required.
The ability to be proactive and self-directed utilizing good time management, decision-making, critical thinking and organization skills is required.
Ability to work on strict timelines and deliverable dates.
Ability to clearly document existing and new workflows. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: This position works in a fast-paced general office environment. The noise level in the wok environment is usually moderate.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.