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Job Summary

Pathology Informatics, a division within the Department of Pathology, is seeking an experienced individual to work in a progressive healthcare information technology environment to provide business application analyst support for clinical IT business initiatives and maintenance of the Michigan Medicine Clinical Laboratories and the MLabs outreach/reference lab business.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

  • Manage the operational needs for the primary laboratory information system (LIS) and other clinical applications.
  • Participate in the preparation of testing and validation plans, along with testing and validation of all interfaces; this includes new implementation and regression testing of existing interfaces during routine maintenance upgrades.
  • Liaison with the LIS vendor in tracking issues and software change requests.
  • Support LIS applications and workflows used by all divisions within the Department of Pathology.
  • Daily troubleshooting and follow up of LIS issues impacting the laboratory and client services workflow.
  • Assist in the design, validation, and support of interfaces within Michigan Medicine and through the Outreach program.
  • Design and create management reports or data output as needed.
  • Test, validate, and document software changes and workflow improvements.
  • Continuous quality improvement of the patient reporting process from the LIS to patient caregivers.
  • Assist with projects and project management activities.
  • Provide off hour support, as needed.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science, computer science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2 to 5 years of experience working in a large health care environment

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge and experience in supporting SCC Soft Computer System, EPIC EMR systems, and Sunquest Atlas Laboratory Web Portal.
  • Clinical laboratory workflow experience.
  • Experience working in a reference laboratory information technology environment.
  • Experience in supporting large clinical laboratory information systems.
  • Familiarity with Structured Query Language and report writing skills.
  • Experience supporting interfaces at a healthcare facility is highly desirable with an understanding of the HL7 messaging protocol.
  • Project management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.