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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

HITS seeks a Business System Analyst to support the operating rooms/surgical services, interventional procedure rooms, diagnostic vascular unit, cardiac cath and EP labs. Primary responsibilities include supporting and maintaining the Epic OpTime and Cupid applications, as well as third party software in use by the operating and procedure rooms. The Application Coordinator is the primary support contact for the applications.

Responsibilities*

The Business System Analyst is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Work with end users to ensure the system meets the organization’s business needs.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of workflows, data collection, report details, and other technical issues associated with Epic software.
  • Analyze end users’ needs versus software configuration options.
  • Prioritize and implement approved changes to the EMR system.
  • Maintain regular communication with Epic representatives.
  • Participate in training and work with end users.
  • Troubleshoot problems and questions from end users.
  • Participate in rotating team on call responsibilities.
  • Coordinate software updates and changes.
  • Review and test each new release.
  • Collect information regarding potential system enhancement needs.
  • Prepare details of specifications as needed.
  • Analyze new functionality in releases to determine impact on users and configuration effort.
  • Reporting
  • Support users actively engaged in report writing through Reporting Workbench.
  • Support implementation and user training of Surgical Universe structured reporting.
  • Work with Clarity report writers to ensure that the application has necessary reports.
  • Support related Third Party software applications
  • Troubleshoot server connections and interfaces as needed.
  • Manage upgrades and vendor relationships.
  • Monitor usage and explore integration opportunities.

Required Qualifications*

Requirements for Senior position:

  • BA/BS degree or better and 5-7 years of relevant experience in healthcare industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform business/workflow analysis, document business requirements, create scope documents, and standardize operating procedures.
  • Ability to facilitate the investigation and resolution of development and project issues in a self-directed and timely manner.
  • Solid and effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of communication/collaboration tools, including spreadsheets, presentation and word processing software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, understanding of LEAN principals.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to support multiple clinical and administrative user groups.
  • Share in rotating on call responsibility, including evenings and weekends.

Requirements for Intermediate position: 

  • BA/BS degree or better and 3-5 years of relevant experience in healthcare industry, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform business/workflow analysis, document business requirements, create scope documents, and standardize operating procedures.
  • Ability to facilitate the investigation and resolution of development and project issues in a self-directed and timely manner.
  • Solid and effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of communication/collaboration tools, including spreadsheets, presentation and word processing software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, understanding of LEAN principals.
  • Ability to work as part of a team to support multiple clinical and administrative user groups.
  • Share in rotating on call responsibility, including evenings and weekends.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience and certification in any Epic applications, particularly: OpTime, Anesthesia, Cupid.
  • Perioperative Services/Operating Rooms/Surgical Services/Procedure Rooms/Cardiology clinical experience.
  • Project management experience. 

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.