Provide oversight and direction for the numerous functions listed throughout this job description, as well as the coordination of personnel performing them. Responsible for utilizing technical and business knowledge to configure and support assigned applications/systems. Responsible for assisting with project planning and completion including analysis, training, testing, documentation, problem resolution and application implementation. Cross-trains with other areas of the department as assigned to accomplish and meet technical, business or operational needs for which the employee is qualified to perform. Participates in a culture of continuous improvement to ensure that departmental goals and the organization's strategic initiatives and targets are met.
Leads/manages department staffing needs, including, but not limited to schedules, project assignments, productivity, interviewing, hiring, new hire/ongoing training, annual evaluations, salaries, promotions, disciplinary actions, job descriptions, etc.
Displays proficiency in recruitment, selection, motivation and development of staff.
Possesses excellent knowledge of and supports any of various departmental systems, functions or workflows.
Works closely with application vendors as needed, oversees release updates (planning, testing, documenting, training, etc.), issues list(s), new product evaluation and learns any new applications/systems to support departmental activities.
Performs application/system maintenance of tables, master files and data entry automation design.
Includes, but is not limited to development, coding, testing, implementing, and performing post-execution validation of "scripting" routines that access files, execute "key-stroke" emulation to post the files, and refiles the source data.
Leads and/or accomplishes gathering data, problem analysis, review of/defining system specs by applying knowledge of applications, applicable documentation, files, reports and other application related workflows.
Resolves system issues independently, or if needed, reports issues to IT and/or application vendor to ensure timeliness of resolution.
Serves as liaison between IT and the business community for department initiatives.
Works closely with various levels of staff/customers/management to determine technical solutions to meet business needs.
Educates customers of any complexities associated with project requirements and suggests other alternatives to achieve an equal or better result.
Participates in various projects, prepares documentation, including project plans, requirements, design documents, workflows, requests for vendor proposals, presentations, test plans, policy/procedures, training materials, stakeholder communications and Leadership approvals.
Applies standard system and project management methodologies throughout the implementation and use of assigned applications, including progress reporting, procedural and change control/management processes.
Leads and/or participates in the creation and execution of a communications plan that meets the needs of a project, including status meetings, status reports, change management, and issue escalation.
Creates agendas, ensures the capture of minutes, and conducts meetings in an effective and efficient manner.
Supports Merger and Acquisition activities related to departmental business and technical needs.
Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of internal policies, procedures and standards, new employee onboarding and training materials, and provides training to fellow team members and/or end users as needed.
Maintain compliance with external regulations and internal policies.
Mentors/coaches less senior team members to enhance their skillsets, broaden their knowledge base and promote career growth.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. *Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
If a suitably experienced candidate cannot be found, applicants who meet the basic qualifications but possess fewer years of experience will be considered for hire at a lower level. Salary would commensurate with experience
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 11 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.