IS Applications Manager (Full Time- Days)

Information Technology Hammond, Indiana


Come Join Our Winning Team! Alverno is one of the largest integrated laboratory networks serving hospitals in the Midwest region. Alverno's innovative, state of the art laboratory is the only free-standing, local reference lab in our service area. Our network includes 26 hospitals and multiple physician offices. We are a full service; community based medical laboratory performing over 750 different tests in both clinical and anatomic pathology to partner hospitals and outreach clients. Alverno offers the convenience and customer service of a local laboratory with the sophistication of a large reference laboratory. Established in Hammond, Indiana, Alverno is a joint venture of Franciscan Alliance and Presence Health.

This individual manages all Laboratory Information System (LIS) related analysis activities, manages all LIS Applications Analysts, and performs all duties of the LIS Applications Analyst, as necessary, in support of the LIS and related software products used by Alverno Clinical Laboratories, LLC and Alverno Provena Hospital Labs. The Applications Manager is responsible for analysis of current LIS functionality; identification and implementation of unused and new components of the LIS; implementation, validation, support and maintenance activities of the LIS; maintenance and validation of the LIS components of all partner hospital information systems and SSFHS owned Physician Office Systems as necessary; and development and maintenance of procedures and documentation required for regulatory agencies and for LIS staff to perform all duties. The Applications Manager shall maintain a healing environment for employees and patients with a spirit of caring and concern as incorporated in the philosophy of the supporting Catholic Health Ministries while performing all job functions.

QUALIFICATIONS: A. Professional Experience: Minimum 5-8 years experience working in a highly complex clinical laboratory environment, including: 1. 5-8 years application analysis experience supporting laboratory testing and results reporting. 2. 5+ years experience using and supporting an LIS, preferably the SCC suite of Laboratory Information Services Products. 3. Experience with implementing and support of HIS, instrument, EMR, and Reference Lab interfaces and with report writing 4. 3-5 years experience working in a reference lab environment preferred B. Education/Training: Required education/training for this role includes one of the following: 1. Bachelor degree in information systems, information technology, computer science, or related field; 2. Bachelor degree in medical or clinical sciences; or Medical Technologist Certification C. Skills: Additional required skills: 1. Demonstrates very good written, verbal and listening skills. 2. Demonstrates very good technical, analytical and problem solving skills. 3. Demonstrates and enforces very good customer service, team building and communication skills to work effectively in integrated lab setting. 4. Demonstrates a focus on quality improvement and process improvement as a means for improving patient care and organizational stability through information services/systems 5. Demonstrates ability to engage with internal and external customers to identify and determine methods for meeting their business needs.