Radiation Oncology

Los Angeles, CA

Posted: 09/09/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Healthcare Job Number: JOS000008803

Job Description


Working under the direction of the Application Manager, the Applications Analyst (AA) functions as the primary contact to troubleshoot problems and questions from end-users for the ancillary clinical systems belonging to Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology. The AA will work with vendors as appropriate to ensure smooth operation of purchased products, reporting, and resolution of issues. The AA will analyze the department’s functions, goals, workflow, and information needs. The AA will act as the project manager to apply that analysis into the planning of projects, design, implementation, and maintenance of appropriate information systems. They will complete project tasks and assignments as directed which includes the build, maintenance, enhance of applications, and perform quality assurance system integration testing based on test plans. The AA develops and documents internal procedures, assists in the development of user training aids and may train end users in workflow and use of the application. The AA participates in an on-call rotation for system and application support which involves being available after hours for trouble-shooting and issue escalation. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Experience with one, or more, of the following applications:  Varian Aria, MIM, Tomotherapy, Brainlab, ViewRay, DailyQA, and CT simulators. 
  • Awareness of database administration, managing server hardware, storage and backup devices. 
  • Knowledge of HL7 and DICOM Standards 
  • Broad and/or in-depth knowledge of multiple areas of focus in application specialty areas.  Knowledge of systems and functions, including design, development, implementation, user support and training, maintenance, quality assurance, and system testing and evaluation. 
  • Ability to research, organize, analyze, and synthesize data to support effective decision-making. 
  • Must be detail oriented and have a knack for probing for information, in order to fully understand the underlying needs that influence how a system should be configured/ organized. 
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing tasks. 
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player and work with people of all backgrounds, at all levels. 
  • Effective leadership skills and strong customer service orientation. 
  • Superior organizational skills. 
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to convey technical information to all levels of application users in a specific, clear, and concise manner. 
  • Ability to remain calm in difficult and stressful situations. Must be able to recognize problems, evaluate, and refer to the appropriate channels for action. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train, support, and work collaboratively with business owners, team members, and management. 
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management. 

Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Demonstrate proficiency with information systems technology, which also includes Microsoft Office Suite, email, intranet, internet, and other systems. 
  • Demonstrated skill in system workflow and business process flow analysis and design. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in health care information technology, computer science, or related area, and/or equivalent combination of experience/training. 
  • Minimum 6 years' experience in a medium to large size medical center with increasing levels of responsibilities and complexity of projects and applications. 

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