MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Business Systems Analyst - ATC in Houston, Texas

The Senior Business Systems Analyst for the Ambulatory Treatment Centers will provide clinical support for the effective and efficient integration of multiple IT systems (TETRIS, LeanTaaS & OneConnect) in select ambulatory infusion areas to achieve identified strategic goals.

The position requires the individual to have the clinical and technical knowledge of the ambulatory infusion areas to develop functional specifications and interpret for IT groups any technical changes and/or data mining and is related primarily to change management, resource management, workflow redesign, enhancement of user experience, and data management for reporting.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to assess client needs and set appropriate project priorities while effectively working with IT. The candidate will have the ability to develop and foster alliances in the Ambulatory Treatment Centers and IT to successfully merge the various bodies of knowledge and institute the necessary change management, development, implementation and workflow redesign.

Job Functions :

Works closely with the DoCM IT and OneConnect teams, and using informatics science, serves as the primary clinical resource to assess, recommend, implement and evaluate the optimization efforts of TETRIS and other applications (LeanTaaS & OneConnect) to resolve patient throughput, nursing or health care administrative problems. This will include real-time alert systems and scheduling applications as they impact select ambulatory infusion area operations and patient satisfaction.

Develops decision support reporting metrics to drive patient throughput optimization, ambulatory infusion staffing and space efficiencies, and workflow alerts for upstream divisions impacting patient treatment readiness in select ambulatory infusion areas.

Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations and operating time within select ambulatory infusion areas.

Presents process improvement opportunities to ambulatory infusion leadership and develops strategies to measure process improvement and patient satisfaction.

Uses the TETRIS Capacity Calendar, Wait Time Boards, LeanTaaS, OneConnect and other functionalities to provide real time recommendations and decision support to ambulatory infusion leadership when making nurse assignments and patient transfers. This includes monitoring the census of assigned area(s), patient arrivals and wait time per location.

Provides recommendations and input to OneConnect teams for the creation of reporting tools that support select ambulatory infusion areas.

Provides TETRIS education to newly on boarded clinical staff members of select ambulatory infusion areas on the features, operation and usage of TETRIS and other information system applications (LeanTaaS), creating operating manuals as needed.

Develops and implements policies or practices to ensure the privacy, confidentiality, or security of patient information.

Serves as an Informatics Resource Nurse (IRN) within the ambulatory infusion areas.

Required Education :

Bachelor's degree.

Required Experience :

Five years experience in Epic software, domain, project management, or workflow analysis. May substitute require education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis.

Preferred Experience :

In addition to the required five years, experience as a Registered Nurse with project management and/or workflow analysis is strongly preferred.

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