MDI / Lab Instrument Clinical Analyst Consultant

posted on April 17, 2017

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Duration: 6+ Months

Qualifications / Required Skill:

  • Highly knowledgeable in the features and function of the laboratory and ancillary application systems specifically with interfacing with instruments.
  • Experience with various types of mdi test orderables and laboratory test results.
  • Health system interface (HL7) working knowledge, preferable with laboratory information including ADT, orders, results and billing
  • Experience in system documentation including requirements definition and mapping to required system functionality
  • Good end user presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate technical information to users in a non-technical manner Good problem solving skills in resolving issues with complex healthcare systems.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Will consider an applicant with a Licensed clinical background (RN, medical technologist or technician, RRT, etc)
  • Strong PC computing experience (e.g. Microsoft ® Office, Windows ® operating systems)
  • Experience implementing, troubleshooting, or using clinical software applications is preferred, but will consider similar experience with other types of applications.
  • Must be able to accompany Cerner teams during physical walk through to capture and identify a list of devices to be interfaced to the Lab.
  • Must be fully knowledgeable in Cerner CareAware Architecture to ensure compatibility of existing Terminal Servers; plus utilize Cerner recommended Lantronix servers which are currently deployed at existing live Facilities utilizing MDI
  • After site assessment, provide list of needed devices to be interfaced in the Lab to IT Facility Manager and Lab Supervisors to review and approve to begin the procurement process by IT Facility

Additional Desired / Required Skill:

  • Conduct Chemistry and Hematology weekly meetings to discuss major decisions impacting MDI testing, including Roche Vendor in order to create decision rules are implemented, configured and results verified
  • Coordinate the MDI quality control testing and validation through Bio-Rad Unity with established and agreed upon rules, typically taking from 8 to 14 weeks depending on size of facility.
  • Coordinate and conduct extensive contract review to ensure all implementation processes and protocols are included within contract.
  • Ensure agreement, in writing from MDI Vendor, i.e. Roche vendor and Cerner to validate devices are scheduled to be installed in order to conduct validation testing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to manage a complex project with multiple locations and user groups
  • Experience in implementing a laboratory system (preferably Cerner & Epic) in a large environment
  • Basic knowledge of health system interfaces including ADT, clinical information and billing
  • Able to handle multiple subprojects with separate components including technical and user driven
  • Experience working with EMR (electronic medical record) systems include the sending of orders and posting of results
  • Coordination of all testing for the upgrade and changes including vendor validation, functionality and instrument testing by the laboratories, and interface testing.
  • Participation in the creation of MDI Go Live Site Activation Document to account for all timed tasks from start to finish in preparation for Cutover and a Go-live activities to be followed on the implementation date.
  • Coordination of downtime and disaster recovery testing for the laboratory and ancillary systems.
  • Experience implementing, troubleshooting, or using clinical software applications is preferred, but will consider similar experience with other types of applications.
  • Experience with coordinating the work and flow for all resources assigned to the project which includes assigned MDI LIS Manger, Projects, MDI Engineer & Architect, Local Facility IT, Lab Subject Matter Experts, Cerner Engagement/Technical Leads & Northwell Project Coordinators.
  • Experience with conducting onsite evaluation and provide survey of Medical Device Instruments and required interfaces.
  • Experience with conducting Physical site inspections and providing current IT Site Survey for review and remediation.
  • Experience with gathering requirements to ensure all connectivity needs are fully managed from inception to completion.


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