Sr. Cerner LIS Analyst – Anatomic Pathology (CIS-18-CernerAP) Consultant

posted on November 26, 2018

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Duration: 12 Months


  • Provides guidance and direction to LIS Analysts, and operations of the LIS department.
  • The Sr. Cerner LIS Analyst will plan, conduct, and coordinate programming application activities.
  • Develop statements of problems and requirements, design systems and write supporting computer programs.
  • Work with system users to define business and functional requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems, and develop user and operational documentation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance and direction to LIS Analysts and operations of the LIS department.
  • Observes and interprets clinical workflows and defines technical, functional, and business requirements.
  • Investigates and documents existing system procedures.
  • Discusses proposed solutions for complex systems with customer and recommends appropriate design alternatives to be implemented based upon customer constraints
  • Develops and executes plans and procedures for data conversion, customer acceptance criteria and installation strategy.
  • Prepares reports outlining the proposed systems or revisions.
  • Codes, tests, and documents utilizing applications within the LIS environment.
  • Performs specialized programming tasks requiring high degree of technical proficiency.
  • Analyzes new system functions and uses of information in developing general specifications.
  • Develops functional specifications to define detail input/output, file content, system functions/controls and performance criteria.
  • Identifies design alternatives that will support a solution to an analysis model.
  • Evaluates design alternatives for development cost, run-time performance and software complexity trade-offs.
  • Prepares customer user manuals and training materials.
  • Participates in user training and provides advice on operational issues.
  • Prepares relevant change control documentation and performs build validation.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications / Required Skill:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Medical Technology or related field, required.
  • 5 – 7 yrs of Cerner Millennium (Pathnet) experience is a must.
  • Minimum of five (5) years progressive experience in systems analysis and/or programming, required.
  • Experience with the integration of lab systems with EMRs, preferable Epic.
  • Ability to translate high level specifications for software components into the designs and resultant implementation, required.
  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work independently as well as work as part of a fast moving team


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