Applications Systems Analyst: Responsible for planning, designing and implementing information systems. Performs encoding, testing, debugging and installation activities as necessary. Works with organizational end users to clarify current operating procedures and communicate program objectives. Relies on established guidelines and instructions, as well as knowledge and professional discretion to perform daily job functions. Usually reports to a project leader or manager. May require a bachelor’s degree in a related area.
Business Analyst: Analyzes and evaluates business systems and user needs to align systems with overall business strategies. Studies system capabilities and data to improve procedures and develop solutions to business problems. Manages requirements at the project level to drive process changes and manage project scope. Requires strong management skills and an associate degree.
Business Process Consultant: Monitors, evaluates and makes recommendations to enhance the processes and systems of an organization. Conducts testing to assess the potential impact of recommended improvements. May provide face-to-face consultation to affected stakeholders and departments. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to senior management. May manage others. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. May require an advanced degree and at least 7 years of field experience.
Business Systems Analyst: Evaluates business systems and how they align with user needs. Documents requirements, establishes scope and objectives and determines strategy for implementing systems that achieve business goals. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. May require an associate degree in a related area and 0-4 years of relevant experience.
Change Management Specialist: Evaluates the impact of change, including the implementation or revision of business processes, systems and technology. Conducts an organizational assessment to determine change management strategies that minimize disruption and ensure optimal results. Offers recommendations to senior management based on research and experience. Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Usually reports to top management and is considered to be the top-level specialist in the field. Significant ingenuity and flexibility is expected. Requires a master’s degree in area of specialty and 7 years of relevant experience.
Data Analyst: Analyzes data using a variety of techniques. Plans, executes and monitors business solutions. Works directly with clients and project and business leaders to identify analytical requirements. Relies on established guidelines and instructions to perform daily job functions, as well as limited knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty.
Information Technology Auditor: Assesses the performance of IT infrastructure, systems and policies versus established corporate standards for productivity, accuracy and security. Reviews processes pertaining to data processing, data security and programming guidelines. Assesses potential risks and recommends enhancements. May require a bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of relevant experience.
Interface Analyst: Supports and performs feasibility, analytical and cost/benefit studies regarding clinical interface systems. Performs data mapping and data translations. Ensures system integrity, compatibility and standardization. Coordinates and maintains Electronic Health Records (EHR) interfaces. Works under general supervision. Requires a bachelor’s degree in math, computer science or related field and at least 2 years of experience in the field or related area.