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Intermediate Application Specialist - Oncology Research

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 3628
Job Family: Information Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036640418-Bio Statistics - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

Job Summary

Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. This position will work under the supervision of the Systems Engineer in the LCI Department of Cancer Biostatistics Research Data Core to perform data queries and retrieval from the EDW/EMR and other data sources for research projects at the Levine Cancer Institute. Work closely with investigators and other research personnel to insure data quality and integrity.

Essential Functions

  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains those programs.
  • Manages projects in all aspects of information systems lifecycle (info planning, business requirements definition, implementation, productions support).
  • Communicates and manages project scope.
  • Coordinates with multiple vendors. Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in other phases.
  • Creates business process for chosen packaged systems. Configures packaged systems.
  • Ensures all user requests are received in writing and properly evaluated. Responds to request in a timely manner.
  • Guarantees efficient and effective completion of project assignments in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Assists in the resolution of issues regarding projects being worked on and develops recommendations for those issues.
  • Assists in work plan development and management.

Physical Requirements

Work is subject to high-level visibility through verbal and written communications with senior hospital management, associated project deadlines, personnel evaluation, and counseling. Must be available for on-call support on a regular basis. Must be able to lift objects that weigh up to 35 lbs. Due to project requirements, overtime will be required, as needed.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related job field preferred. Experience in Microsoft Office, databases, Software Development packages, programming languages, SQR, Crystal, Unix and AIX. Experience in an educational background should have Information Systems or Business-Related internships or Part-time employment experiences. Two years work experience with IS Technology preferred. Health care industry experience preferred.