Applications Analyst V

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Neptune Requisition # 2021-98121 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift Hours8:30am - 5pm Address2020 6th Avenue, Neptune,

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How have YOU impacted someone’s life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

Fostering a culture of excellence within a collaborative environment, Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking talented professionals to implement and support innovative solutions & technologies. Our Information Technology team enables HMH to meet the changing demands of the healthcare marketplace by providing creative, high quality, efficient and effective solutions. Come join the HMH team as we recently rolled out Epic throughout our network and are looking for top talent to support this implementation.

The Applications Analyst V gathers business requirements, conducts needs assessments, and develops functional specifications and build to ensure that developed information technology solutions support business objectives. This level works independently and acts as a resource for lower level Application Analysts. This level has advanced knowledge of the functions and applications of information systems and the software development life cycle. 

HMH IT department has received many accolades from recognized organizations; including Most Wired and Fortune.  Come join our winning IT team that was ranked as #1“Best Hospital IT Department” for the past two years by Health IT News.


A day in the life of Applications Analyst V at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:


  • Performs project management for all software implementation, maintenance, and support processes.
  • Coordinates software building, testing and support tasks within the team, and among other Information Technology work groups, other departments within the organization, and vendors.
  • Provides technical expertise and guidance to team members and mentors staff to promote staff development.
  • Participates in the development of departmental policies and procedures and in departmental and organizational process improvement efforts.
  • Promotes teamwork, facilitates inter-team and intra-team communication and is a role model for the department.
  • Considered a high-level specialist who regularly interacts and works with senior management.
  • Takes positions of leadership when installing/upgrading new/existing applications and components, configuring application settings and validating work performed by lower level Application Analysts. 
  • Takes lead in the coordination of end user support activities. 
  • Attends, participates in, contributes to, coordinates and runs meetings throughout the facility.
  • Provides go-live support for users on new applications, modules, and functionality.
  • Oversees and/or performs analysis of necessary application modifications and works with IT associates and/or the vendor to coordinate the modification.
  • Analyzes business/clinical needs and requirements.
  • Interprets end user requirements by fully discussing potential options and helping client move towards optimal solution.
  • Evaluates the operational workflow that is applied to the system.
  • Creates system specifications from user requirements.
  • Creates test plans and tests new systems, version upgrades, and any system modifications.
  • Documents all outcomes of testing. Reviews lower level Application Analyst’s test plans and documented outcomes for consistency and thoroughness.  
  • Responsible for application implementation, troubleshooting, and support.
  • Presents oral and written communications to project teams and other departments. 
  • Updates system, operational, and department documentation.
  • Recommends areas for process improvements. 
  • Provides on-call support for applications.
  • Functions as a preceptor for new staff in the department.
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Lifts a minimum of 20 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 20 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.
  • Adheres to the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies and Standards of Behavior.


Knowledge, Education, & Skills Required: 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, relevant years of experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of IT experience preferably in healthcare or related field OR 4 Years of IT experience and 2 years of clinical experience.
  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of assigned analysts, including prioritization of work and coordination of resources.
  • Uses advanced techniques, theories, and processes to complete work.
  • Team player and ability to multi-task in a progressive environment.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of healthcare professionals and staff in one to one settings and for group presentations.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate the actions of small groups to achieve departmental and organizational goals.
  • Works independently and effectively manages time unsupervised.
  • Strong desktop skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Creates and maintains clear, concise documentation.
  • Collaborates with other team members across the department.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate the actions of a team to achieve departmental and organizational goals.
  • Demonstrates self-direction.


Knowledge, Education, Certification & Skills Preferred:

  • Project Management experience.

Required Certification/Licensing:

  • Epic and/or other relevant certification(s) or where applicable, other relevant applications experience.

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As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.