Job ID :
390
Company :
State of Delaware
Location :
dover, DE
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Business Analyst

Engagement Type: Contract

Location: Dover DE

Duration: 6 Months

 

Short Description:

This Senior Business Subject Matter Expert (SME) will be an analyst and expert in HIT and HIE for State Health Departments. 

 

Complete Description:

Please note - This position is a re-release of the same position.  If your candidate was sent to manager/interviewed or rejected, please do not re-submit.

 

Also,  Please note that this is a position that requires most of the first Month or more to be spent in Delaware while the remaining time may be spent working remotely with occassional visits to the client

 

The Senior Business Subject Matter Expert (SME) brings proven experience from Health related agencies and departments.  This candidate should have business analysis abilities as well as system integration and technology experience.

 

They consult with the client to define needs or problems, conduct research, perform studies and surveys to obtain data, and analyze problems to advise and make recommendations on business and technical solutions based on hands-on experience solving similar business problems.  They are able to utilize knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization.

 

 

Years of Relevant Experience: More than 5 years

 

Preferred Education 4 year college degree in computer science or a related field with advanced study preferred; certifications specific to the field of project management.

 

Role Description

•Consult with executive-level stakeholders to define business need or problem; conducts research, performs studies and surveys to obtain data; and analyzes problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization.

•Require knowledge in computer programming and other related technical fields as well as extensive experience in a particular business or industry subject matter.

•Conduct study or survey on need or problem to obtain data required for solution.

•Analyze data to determine solution, such as installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, modification of machines or equipment, or redesign of products or services.

•Advise client or department heads on alternate methods of solving need or problem, or recommends specific solution.

•Require experience providing consulting services to governmental entities. 

 

This SBMSE will be responsible for mapping and developing business and technical process for future systems accommodations using various sources of data.  This position requires knowledge of Healthcare coding schemes (LOINC, SNOMED, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10) as well as Heath care payment models and epidemiologic analytic tools

 

This person is more of an analyst than an IT person. The informatics skills necessary are to determine how to get the following information and then to assist DHSS in designing a dashboard to encompass analytical tools which are available to retrieve the information accurately and timely.

 

The next phase (not necessarily this role) would be to develop the dashboard and create the linkages.

 

The deliverable will  be an implementation guide – not a project plan.

 

Knowledge of:

-Healthcare coding schemes (LOINC, SNOMED-CT, ICD-9-CM,ICD-10, SNOMED-CT, ICD-9-CM & ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, etc.)

 

-Healthcare payment models

 

-Past work with common epidemiologic analytic tools (e.g., SAS, arcGIS, SPSS, Epi-Info, Excel)

 

It is essential that this consultant have the ability to drive business questions by looking at data elements and formulating ad hoc queries that can be used on a situational baiss.

 

This position requires on-site work at the State of DE.

 

Skills:

Skills

Required/Desired

Amount of Experience

Experience writing executive summary documents

Required

5 Years

Experience developing technical design documents

Required

5 Years

Work with healthcare coding schemes

Required

5 Years

Work with healthcare payment models

Required

5 Years

Work with common epidemiologic analytic tools

Required

5 Years

Experience in establishing standards based electronic exchange of ELR.

Required

2 Years

 

Questions:

 

Question 1: Please list which of the following the contractor has worked (LOINC, SNOMED-CT, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, SNOMED-CT, ICD-9-CM & ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, etc.)

 

Question 2: Please list any other Department of Health that candidate has engaged or worked through.

 

Question 3: Please describe Experience in establishing standards based electronic exchange of ELR.

 

Question 4: Please describe your understanding of HL7 messaging.