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Senior Application Analyst - Health Information Management more...
Location:Berwyn (Tredyffrin), PA
Company:Universal Health Services, Inc. - Corporate Office
First posted:February 08, 2021


One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.4 billion in 2019. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 90,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 328 behavioral health facilities, 42 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


The Corporate Information Services Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Application Analyst-Health Information Management.


The Senior Application Analyst performs advanced implementation and support of Health Information Management (HIM) and Clinical-related applications across all UHS acute care facilities. Monitors and supports the resolution of maintenance and enhancement issues assigned by the UHS Customer Support Center. Works with HIM and clinical team members, manager, and key stakeholders to evaluate the design and build modifications to existing applications. Leads large-scale project initiatives in accordance with UHS Project Management standards. Coordinates work assignments between team members in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion.  

Shares experience and expertise with other members of the team.


Key Responsibilities include:

System Implementation

  • Regularly meets with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
  • Provides advanced design solutions for applications and prepares the appropriate documentation.
  • Supervises development of test data, system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
  • Performs Q/A on application functionality.
  • Researches and resolves implementation-related Customer Support Center Tickets.
  • Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
  • Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
  • Oversees the training of users in operating procedures for application.
  • Provides support and project direction to UHS entities as needed.
  • Provides on call after hours support as required.
  • Recommends and implements controls and procedures to protect UHS assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction.


System Maintenance/Support

  • Researches and resolves Customer Support Center Tickets including major application upgrades.
  • Adheres to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.
  • Provides on-call support as scheduled.
  • Establishes and maintains regular communications with user community.


Administration and Oversight

  • Effectively trains analysts in performance of their duties as required.
  • Provides technical support and guidance to other team members as required.
  • Maintains Service Excellence principles.
  • Prepares and promptly submits all routine and special reports.
  • Interviews applicants for vacant positions as needed using appropriate interview techniques.
  • Contributes to performance evaluation of less experienced staff members as needed.
  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
  • Performs other tasks as required by management.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Five or more years of HIM or Clinical Information Systems experience in acute care, multi-facility setting. 
  • Working knowledge of HIM and/or clinical system application design, development, implementation, enhancement, support methods and practices.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of system application analysis, design, build, deployment and modification as well as troubleshooting techniques. 
  • Ability to work with end users to determine software specifications, hardware requirements, and process improvement workflows.  
  • Ability to create system documentation, project plans, test scripts and education materials. Working knowledge of project management methodology and IS standards, change control, quality, and system performance methods and metrics.
  • General familiarity of end user business practices, concepts, and terminology sufficient to support the clinical applications.
  • Ability to transfer knowledge and mentor team members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


License or Registration Requirements: HIM or Clinical Application Knowledge Required. Project Management experience preferred.


Travel Requirements: 25-40% domestic US travel (depending on projects).


This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: (please use the apply button below) or 1-800-852-3449.

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