Systems Analyst II - Center For Clinical (MSH)

Job Description

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Department Clinical Labs (MSH) -  Req Number: 2590300

Job Title:  Systems Analyst II  

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Systems Analyst II helps in the evaluation of client area application systems/programming requirements and processes (e.g., new, enhancements or maintenance), in the preparation of application system specifications, and in the development, testing and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions. They will also perform application support including but not limited to: installation, maintenance, trouble shooting and enhancement. Support the laboratory information system (LIS) under the direction of the Laboratory Information System Manager.  Participate in the testing and validation of IT projects with a laboratory component throughout the health system.

Primary Application: This position will support software and coordinate infrastructure and interface support for a suite of clinical ancillary applications including, but limited to, the pathology applications used throughout the MSHS laboratories. This includes Sunquest, SCC Softlab, Powerpath and all associated modules. These systems are used by the various laboratories for ordering, processing, resulting, and reporting on all pathology specimens. 


Knowledge / Competencies:
  • 2+ years of Information Technology experience in system analysis and design, programming, development, maintenance, enhancement and support. 
  • Knowledgeable in HL7 interfaces and message structure.
  • Healthcare experience preferred, including hospital and clinical applications.
  • Familiarity with healthcare workflows and terminology desirable.
  • Strong ability to document testing and troubleshooting results and processes.
  • Working knowledge of a Clinical Pathology laboratory’s practices and terminology is preferred.
  • Experience with Sunquest and / or SCC Softlab, Powerpath or other dedicated laboratory  information systems is required
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information systems Microbiology and Blood Bank Modules preferred
  • Ability to support downstream system teams and manage LIS projects with IT component
  • Ability to understand and satisfy all regulatory measures related to Clinical Pathology IT practices. (JCAHO, State agencies, FDA, Meaningful Use, ICD10, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Lab, IT management, and team members.
  • Familiarity with Report writing and expertise in MS Office applications.
  • Ability to perform LIS Builds, maintenance and support
  • Ability to maintain monitoring systems for data and system integrity.
  • Ability to track tasks, and meet timelines and submit status reports to IT Management.
Database /  IT support responsibilities:

  • Familiarity with Server structure and operating systems
  • Familiarity with Network and connectivity processes.
  • Backup jobs, scheduling, rescheduling, and other jobs regarding the database.
Monitoring space, database indexing, clustering and performance.  Creating space or making adjustments if needed.

Perform database consistence checks.

Maintain / reparing inter-server mapping and communication ports for production and test servers.

Maintenance Jobs, fixing bugs when job fails

Possible Call / Support responsibilities:

  • Ability to work on site at the various hospital and or remote sites when needed.
  • Ability to support 24 hour / 365 day application.
Ability to accommodate off hours maintenance and project based work hours


A 4 year college degree is required. 

A degree in Information Technology, Medical Technology or Pathology related degree is preferred.

Hospital laboratory or laboratory information systems (LIS) experience required

Medical Laboratory Technologist Licensure preferred

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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