Business Systems Analyst - Lead

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

University of Chicago Darien, IL

Darien, IL
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JOB SUMMARY: Under general direction, has duties of instructing, directing, and checking the work of other business systems analysts. Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a through understanding of business systems and industry requirements. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operation time, and form of desire results. Includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirements specifications. Not only possesses full technical knowledge of most phases of system analysis, but also considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Acts as a team leader for projects with moderate budget or of a short to intermediate duration.


* Effective project management skills are required: development and management of detailed project plans, objectives, control methods, and coordination of project team efforts. * Demonstrated expertise within a specialized area of information systems software implementation (for example: work flow optimization, particular vendor/packaged application expertise, quality control and testing, policy and procedure development, systems analysis/design, Integration/design, or web applications/design) * Ability to prioritize, organize, and assess work in order to meet deadlines and to cope in a fast paced environment. * Capable of working well in a diverse, multi-disciplinary team and successfully interacting with others at all levels of the organization, including remote teams. * Familiarity with tools and concepts of process improvement is desired, including the following: methods analysis, work sampling, statistical analysis, financial analysis, and systems analysis. * Proven ability to manage multiple requests, tasks, and requirements. * Proven skills in problem solving. * Experience in business process mapping. * Experience defining requirements and software development methodologies. * Ability to correlate between business, functional, and technical requirements. * Must have a solid grounding in information systems, understanding not only general strategy drivers, but also detailed industry-specific issues, as well as the linkage between user needs and system enablers. * Strong functional IT, general management consulting, organizational realignment, and business background. * Solid interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and effective presentation skills. * Experience developing presentations for project work. * Ability to plan and facilitate meetings with diverse participants. * Ability to maintain a professional attitude and demeanor in both normal and pressure situations. * BS or BA degree, computer science or business or equivalent relevant certification in healthcare, business management or information systems is required. * Minimal of 2 years of management experience within information system. * Minimum of 6 years of experience required, with several years' experience in business process reengineering.

Epic Hospital Billing (HB) certification required. Minimum of 3 years current experience supporting and/or implementing Epic HB required.

The University of Chicago Medicine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, national origin, ancestry, age, parental status, disabled status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification, in accordance with applicable law.