Children's Hospital Boston Spec II, Applications Dev in Boston, Massachusetts

49259BRTitle:Spec II, Applications DevDepartment:Information Systems-IT Vendor ApplicationsAutoReqId:49259BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted, and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, technology advanced in major medical breakthroughs, small acts of kindness, colleagues who have your back, and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Information Services Department (ISD) and discover how your talents can change lives; yours included.

This Spec II, Applications Dev will be responsible for:

  • Implementation, configuration, validation, support, maintenance, integration, and end user training activities associated with the Laboratory Information System and Molecular LIMS.

  • Working with all levels of staff in the pathology department on technical support to workflow development.

  • Process Improvement for the pathology department, how to best integrate technology to improve patient care.

  • Installing and supporting laboratory related hardware (i.e., bar code scanners, document scanners, cassette printers, label printers, slidemates and IPS etchers) for all divisions. Validating functionality.

  • Troubleshooting and fixing problems with lab related hardware as referenced above.

  • Installing new software onto devices as needed and coordinates migration of data with end users.

  • Supporting Voicebrook/Dragon dictation system.

  • Training monthly rotating residents and fellows on pathnet.

  • Consulting with team members and the clinical community to match users’ needs to the capabilities of our software.

  • Taking the lead on issue resolution: This entails working with team members to identify a resolution, as well as working with vendors to diagnose issues and correct them.

  • Clearly articulating and presenting solutions to colleagues and customers in the user community.

  • Writing documentation and manuals for all new workflows.

To qualify, you must have:

  • The level of knowledge and skills typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • A background in Health Care Information Technology with demonstrated success.

  • 2 years in a related field

  • Experience with SQL, CCL, python and other programming languages is preferred.

  • Experience with Pathnet, Clarity, CoPath, PowerPath or SoftPath is preferred.

  • The ability to manage relationships with a wide range of customers.

  • Strong communication skills.

We are looking for an energetic individual, who thrives in a team environment, is a hard worker and is not afraid of finding innovative and creative solutions to problems. If you are intrigued by the challenge of using technology to improve patient care, this opportunity is for you. This position is hands on and requires time spent in the pathology labs. Pathology or medical experience is preferred but not required.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston