Lead Lawson Applications Analyst
Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Alameda Health System is seeking an experienced Lead Lawson
Applications Analyst who will utilize their expertise in providing
proactive and preventative monitoring and maintenance of Lawson
applications and systems including recovery, hardware optimization,
planning, job monitoring, and application upgrades .
At Alameda Health System, we are dedicated to creating a positive
and safe work environment for our patients, staff, and community.
We promote equity of experience and opportunity to ensure staff of
all background feel included and welcome.
Under general direction of senior management, the Lead Applications
Analyst implements, supports, and maintains Lawson ERP applications
with an emphasis on Human Resources, Payroll, and oversees the ERP
IS analysts. The Lead Applications Analyst has a thorough
understanding of the medical center's processes, environment, and
assists the customer to fully maximize systems capabilities to meet
the institutional goals of quality patient care, cost containment
and operational efficiency. The Lead Applications Analyst is
responsible for assigned systems and personnel and has a clear
understanding of how systems interrelate with other patient care
and financial systems. Performs related duties as required.
- Collaborate with leadership in physician, nurse, and other
groups to create cohesive team approach for development of any
medical center information system.
- Collaborate with other team leads to ensure integration of
design and functionality across all medical center systems; manage
focus groups and design groups for area of responsibility in
designing and building AHS functionality.
- Full responsibility for implementation support for complex,
enterprise wide financial and clinical information systems;
responsible for the design, development, testing, and deployment of
AHS functionality for area of responsibility.
- Identify and manage on-going support for process improvement
and patient safety initiatives; manage the development and
maintenance of system, user, and training documentation; able to
work during non-primary shift hours, as needed; provides rotated
on-call support; meets service level agreements to the
organization; establish and maintain effective working
relationships, acting as a role model to Information Systems
- Lead AHS Information Technology team, consisting of senior
applications analysts, applications analysts, consultants, and
- Maintains current knowledge of industry wide standards for
information technology; Identifies and takes steps to achieve own
educational needs to enhance professional development.
- Manage large, complex, enterprise wide projects and
cross-functional teams; advise IT leadership in the development of
strategies for use of technology and improvement of AHS workflow
- Manage the development and on-going support of dictionaries,
tables, screens, and parameters to support integrity and
functionality of the AHS information systems; manage IT staff to
provide AHS workflow and system solutions.
- Manage the development of client specifications, testing
scripts, training curriculum and project plans across a continuum
of minimum to maximum scope and complexity; recommend and develop
solutions to system requirements.
- Manage the development of technical documentation through the
proficient use of MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project or
other department approved software tools as needed.
- Manage troubleshooting activities across all AHS systems,
coordinating with customers, other Information System Teams, and
vendor representatives as necessary; manage the development of and
perform application testing addressing maintenance releases,
integrated testing, and fixes.
- Work across functional boundaries with different constituency
groups, e.g. orders, results, clinical documentation, finance,
patient billing and patient management to ensure consistency with
the AHS functions while also addressing downtime procedures.
- Works in a self-directed, dynamic, well-organized manner
completing deliverables on time, and acting as a role model to
Information Systems staff; performs supervisory responsibilities of
senior applications analysts, applications analysts, consultants
and support staff according to policies and standards; effectively
monitors and improves team performance; demonstrates ability to
perceive and articulate Information Systems goals and objectives in
a customer service framework. Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.
Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Minimum seven years-- experience in information
technology. Health care information systems experience strongly
Minimum Experience: Prior experience implementing a clinical,
departmental, hospital, financial, or enterprise information
system; Meditech Application support preferred.
Minimum of three years of experience implementing and/or supporting
Lawson ERP applications as an IT functional analyst. This position
requires depth and breadth of knowledge from an IT software
application perspective, problem-solving and analytical thinking,
data analysis/manipulation in Excel.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Clinical credential preferred for
clinical system lead roles.
Previous experience in overseeing IS team members is desired.
Prior application experience with Lawson--s functional and
operational needs is strongly preferred. Ability to support
operational users for system configurations, optimization of usage
and a good understanding of a variety of ERP processes and data is
ALAMEDA HEALTH SYSTEM EMPLOYEES ONLY: This position is eligible for
a $5,000 employee referral bonus to employees who refer candidates
via the Role Point Referral Portal that are successfully hired. For
more information on the Employee Referral program & eligibility,
please visit the Recruitment Intranet page:
SYS IS Apps ERP
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