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Application Integration Analyst

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  92338

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.

 

JOB SUMMARY

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring an Application Integration Analyst to join our permanent team! The Application Integration Analyst is responsible for the design, development, testing, support, and maintenance of application integrations supporting both clinical and business processes.  Serves as liaison between business areas (Clinical, Administrative, Finance, Technology, etc) to understand and provide feedback on complex functional requirements, identify gaps and technical limitations, propose, formalize, and document solutions in technical design documents.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Health Information Management, or equivalent technical training and experience
     

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 5+ years of direct experience gathering and documenting technical and nontechnical requirements and processes
  • 5+ years of analysis and specification development using process mapping, testing, and other tools/systems for analysis purposes
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 3+ years of interface and/or integration platform (e.g. Corepoint, Cloverleaf, Talend, etc.) experience
  • Experience with EHR systems (e.g. Epic, Cerner, AllScripts, etc.) and Healthcare Interoperability Standards (e.g. HL7, FHIR, etc.) 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and requirements amongst technology peers, end users, executives, and vendor partners
  • Experience in technical writing and documentation
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong technical ability to understand systems and system integrations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data integration concepts such as extraction, enrichment, transformation, consolidation, and error handling
  • Experience with data modeling, information management, and data flows
  • Ability to think organization-wide

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Performs Integration Analysis
  • Serves as liaison between various business and technical teams to complete tasks/initiatives
  • Utilizes a variety of requirements gathering methods including interviews, JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions, surveys, brainstorming, storyboarding, prototyping/wire framing, and use cases
  • Works with functional stakeholders, development teams, and technology vendors during design and implementation to shape the technical feature set
  • Participates in and sometimes leads user focus groups and requirements workshops, vendor training, and demonstrations

2.    Requirements Documentation

  • Collects, manages, and interprets requirements from key stakeholders. 
  • Clearly documents what the system will/should do and what the system is not intended to do
  • Models the essential business workflows and data or technology needed to support those workflows utilizing use cases, flow charts, activity diagrams, swim lanes, etc.
  • Understands classification systems and languages in order to translate between systems
  • Addresses details such as functional requirements, interface requirements, performance requirements, and design constraints/limitations
  • Conducts peer reviews to ensure quality of documentation across the team

3.    Requirements Management and Validation

  • Leads the prioritization of requirements to help manage overall project scope
  • Provides work estimates to leaders and project managers as requested based on requirements gathered
  • Manages requirement changes in cooperation with the PMO throughout design/build
  • Develops necessary validation plans and scripts with the team
  • Validates solution/build against requirements for completion
  • Analyzes and ensures performance requirements are met
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and documents interoperability problems and their probable causes; Identify root cause, test, and implement solutions

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4.    Technical Best Practice Standards
•    Understands and effectively follows technical guidelines and best practices for area of specialization
•    Develops technical guidelines and best practices
•    Provides recommendations for improving data flows and/or operational workflows
•    Maintains knowledge of current industry best practice practices and trends

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system. 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Architecture & Design


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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