UT Health Business Systems Analyst for Medical School IT - Houston, TX in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Business Systems Analyst for Medical School IT - Houston, TX


Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Information Technology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180001FJ

Position Summary:

We are looking for a business systems analyst who will work in support of our Medical School Information Technology department. This group is often asked to help with projects. The analyst will be tasked with figuring out the scope and the needs of these tasks. They will design, develop and implement new or enhanced business processes in support of new or enhanced information systems and technology. You will be providing business expertise in support of business process changes for information systems projects. You must be able to identify opportunities for business process improvement and initiates projects to make improvements with or without deploying information technology.

This requires a detail oriented individual with a good personality. You will be working with staff and researchers who represent a diverse population within the medical schools. You must be able to learn business process quickly, and be a pro at documenting technical specs and guidelines. You must be comfortable developing a rapport with a variety of customers to assist in the recommendation of well thought out solutions. Equally important will be an ability to create detailed documentation from Requirement Gathering, resulting in Technical and Functional Specifications. Candidates must also have excellent communication and written skills

This will be a full time role that will report Monday through Friday for normal business hours to an office in the Texas Medical Center. It is eligible for full benefits including comprehensive health coverage as well as a State of Texas funded retirement program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Analyzes current business processes, suggest improvements and participates in design of new business processes and systems.

  2. Conducts business systems analysis and design, data modeling, process flow modeling, and process reengineering. Analyzes business processes and reviews existing information systems. Interviews users. Analyzes process flows, identifies opportunities for improvement. Maps existing business processes. Documents existing business processes and business rules.

  3. Prepares business cases including cost/benefit analysis for proposed processes.

  4. Participates in the design of new systems that support business processes. Designs and implements new or improved business processes. Reviews new systems designs and functions. Compares differences between existing systems and new systems. Designs system modifications. Designs interfaces to other systems. Identifies data, interfaces and tests requirements. Designs and executes systems tests and acceptance test scripts and procedures. Develops and leads communications as part of system implementation efforts. Helps to ensure referential integrity of the data model.

  5. Develops reports and documents for existing business processes and business rules. Identifies reporting requirements.

  6. Develops organizational changes and implementation plans. Analyzes training and organizational changes. Designs training materials. Trains users in new procedures and systems.

  7. Communicates with clients and co-workers via oral and written communications including presentations.

  8. Adheres to UT-H IT policies and procedures and industry accepted practice.

  9. Works as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Communicates project status and objectives. Communicates with project team and constituencies.

  10. Conducts post implementation review and document goal attainment. Provides post implementation support.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, a business related field or related experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Three (3) years of experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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