Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • IS Senior Systems Analyst - Clinical Applications

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 10:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position will support Clinical Applications in the hospital


    IS Applications Senior Systems Analyst: is responsible for analyzing business needs, defining requirements, developing solutions, implementing systems, and managing installed applications in support of the Business/Clinical applications at Nationwide Children's Hospital.


    The IS Applications Senior Systems Analyst will have a thorough understanding of applications and database in a complex client/server architecture. A Senior Systems Analyst provides mentoring and leadership for the Applications team through a thorough knowledge of business and healthcare operations and supporting technology, and project management.


    Why Nationwide Children's? The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


    System Analysis and Support

    • Supports complex medium to large system across several departments.
    • Plans, designs, develops, implements, and supports information systems to meet assigned customer needs.
    • Provides customer service to define business needs and translate those needs into system functionality requirements.
    • Provides analysis on system design specifications and system/product evaluation.
    • Provides system coding and programming as required.
    • Develops and implements data queries and reports as needed.
    • Creates and maintains high quality system, report, and interface test scripts.
    • Assures data integrity and system survivability by developing and maintaining Disaster Recovery plans for assigned systems, understands and approves back up procedures, tests DR plans and system restores, and maintains current data in DR databases and CMDB.
    • Determines and defines necessary budget items to support assigned systems.
    • Coordinates IS resources for project and operational support.
    • Develops customer and system documentation as required.
    • Provides effective user training and support.
    • Provides troubleshooting, problem analysis, debugging, and resolution of assigned system issues.
    • Performs system updates, patches, service releases, and upgrades as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    IS Operational Support

    • Utilizes IS Operational support systems to include Help Desk, Change Control, Problem Management, source and version control, and other systems as required and provides feedback and analysis to improve these systems.
    • Build and maintain vendor relationships to ensure products meet the business needs and objectives of the Hospital.
    • Works to minimize systems outages and the effects of outages on Hospital users by scheduling needed outages to provide minimal disruption of service to users, proactively monitor and analyze system performance to detect and resolve production system issues, and perform stringent system testing before implementing solutions.
    • Provides fiscal responsibility for the use of Hospital resources by designing, implementing, and maintaining solutions to best utilize those resources in their area of responsibility.


    Project Management

    • Knowledgeable of the Children’s Hospital IS Project Management Office (PMO) methodologies to include familiarity with defined project phases and project deliverables.
    • Leads projects that are small to mid-size in complexity, scope, and cost involving a limited number of IS departments or customers.
    • Leads project reporting, schedules project execution, and facilitates meetings.
    • Actively seeks assistance and guidance from the PMO on project execution.


    Information Assurance

    • Knowledgeable of and adheres to Children’s Hospital policies, processes, procedures, standards, and guidelines governing privacy, security, and disaster recovery/business continuity.
    • Actively protects sensitive, classified, and confidential information.
    • Uses and accesses systems and information only for authorized purposes and in accordance with security procedures and guidelines to perform job duties as assigned.
    • Maintains individual accountability for security controls and measures (e.g., individual passwords are not shared with other users).
    • Reports suspected security and/or privacy incidents following established Children’s Hospital procedures.
    • Develops, implements, and/or maintains systems following IS Information Assurance policies, processes, procedures, and guidelines and industry standards to address security, privacy, and disaster recovery/business continuity needs to protect Children’s Hospital information and resources at established, defined levels.
    • Follows established procedures to conduct reviews and audits of systems and information for assigned areas of responsibility.
    • Maintains systems to keep information and resources secure and safe from known vulnerabilities to include updating applications and systems with security patches and code updates, applying appropriate virus protection, and testing changes before placing into production environments.
    • Assists Information Assurance staff in the development and refinement of Information Assurance standards, policies, procedures, processes, and guidelines.





    1. At least 7 years experience providing systems analysis support required. Experience in health care environments preferred.

    2. Bachelor Degree in related Computer Science areas or equivalent experience required.

    3. Ability to work flexible schedules to meet job requirements; requires occasional after-hours support and overnight travel.



    Note frequency as Constantly (67-100%), Frequently (34-66%) and Occasionally (0-33%) for each requirement. Also note any lifting requirements with pound limit.Sitting - Frequently Stooping - Occasionally Standing - Occasionally Talking on the phone or in person  FrequentlyTyping on a keyboard - FrequentlyWalking  Occasionally Position requires the ability to interact effectively with customers and information systems personnel across the organization.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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