Guidehouse Senior Consultant, Lab Informatics in Des Moines, Iowa
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The Lab Informaticist responsibilities are to serve as a liaison between the business and IT to identify and address business technology needs. They will be responsible for analyzing requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and enable integration from lab instruments to enterprise solutions. This position will translate business requirements, information, and data into functional specifications and visualized system solutions as well as support the implementation and testing of the solutions (LIMS, EHR, ETOR, HIE and Instrument Software). The Business Analyst will also assist the business to support global solutions and partner with the business units for ongoing process or technical enhancements.
Develop enhancements and new uses to the functionality of software systems, with the inclusion of new processes and/or procedures, in particular with respect to Electronic Test Ordering Resulting (ETOR)
Deploy of ETOR to multiple laboratories and sites
Primary Superuser knowledge for various laboratory information management software (for example: Cerner Millennium PathNet, GE Centricity Lab, McKesson Horizon Lab, Meditech C/S Lab, SCC SoftLab, Siemens Novius Lab, and Sunquest Lab).
Assists business with identification of training requirements
Collaborates with the business on design of training
Analyzes new business demand to assess whether an existing ETOR solution could meet the requirements or if desired business outcomes have potential to meet a global capabilities opportunity
Assist with implementation and monitoring of change control of laboratory software systems
Assist in the configuration of LIMS, ETOR, or CDS systems based on client requirements
Analyze and design new business processes
Identify and define detailed product requirements and use cases
Serve as a liaison to the business community and participate in user and task analysis to maintain the business community 's perspective
Write periodic status progress reports
Participate in peer reviews of semantic interoperability standards, best practices, functionality, error handling, etc
Develop simple or complex, dynamic reports
Participate in requirements analysis process with client stakeholders
Break complex processes into smaller achievable pieces
Write basic Interface Control Documents using standard templates, concepts and schema design principles Integrate laboratory instruments with scientific software packages
Collaborate with project team members to evaluate laboratory business requirements and participate in the development of SOPs, training manuals and ICDs
Design and present technical strategies for configuring Core LIMS solutions including the preparation of workflow and Entity-Relationship Diagrams to represent concepts
Author and share best practice documentation and group development guidelines
Bachelor's degree in Science or Medical Laboratory Technology, physical sciences or information technology with 6 years relevant laboratory and/or IT experience
3+ years of lab research/bench experience to include an understanding of laboratory processes and methods including genomics and plate-based assays
2 years relevant laboratory and/or IT experience, physical sciences or information technology
At least 2+ years of experience using and configuring LIMS platforms and laboratory databases, as well as capacity to research and evaluate new techniques and tools
MS degree in engineering or a related field of study
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Experience designing and documenting system architecture, workflows, and interfaces
Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Able to work independently with limited supervision
Able to work flexible hours with advance notice
Ability and desire to work well with diverse employees and customers in a cooperative and friendly manner
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of database theory background and experience
Experience in the validation and/or qualification and/or testing of laboratory instrumentation software
Experience working within ISO 9001, ISO 17025, or cGMP quality programs
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Candidates must be in the Eastern or Central time zone. Strong consideration will be given to candidates in the Atlanta, GA Metro area.
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive
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