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Associate Application Analyst - Health Information Management (HIM) more...
Location:Berwyn (Tredyffrin), PA
Company:Universal Health Services, Inc. - Corporate Office
First posted:February 22, 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, our 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; in 2019, ranked #293 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 more than 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 Associate Application Analyst -HIM.


The Application Analyst - HIM supports the implementation of UHS Health Information Management (HIM) related applications in a multi-entity, 25 plus acute care hospital environment, including but not limited to Cerner ProFile, Cerner ProVision Document Imaging (CPDI), Clinical Reporting, and Remote Report Distribution (RRD), as well as 3M Health Data Management (HDM) & Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) modules and an automated forms solution (EDM). Participates in the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the UHS Customer Support Center. Works with HIM team members, Manager, and stakeholders to evaluate the design and determine modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed. Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion.


Key Responsibilities include:

HIM Applications (Cerner, 3M, Siemens, Standard Register) Activities:

  • Performs necessary training to learn the various vendors used within HIM.
  • Completes Millennium Fundamentals and “Day in the Life” training classes.
  • Learns Cerner (Profile, CPDI, Clinical Reporting, Message Center, RRD, Kofax, etc…) end user and back end tools.
  • Learns 3M (HDM & CAC) end user and back end tools.
  • Learns Siemens EDM, Registration, & Reporting - end user and back end tools.
  • Learns Standard Register – Forms On-Demand - end user and back end tools.
  • Participates in Validation, Regression, Integration and system testing events.
  •  Functions as liaison and advocates to clinicians and end users ensuring the system meet necessary requirement.

Monitor System Activities:

  • Learns UHS FIPS Change Control and Integration activities process.
  • Researches and resolves Customer Support Center Tickets.
  • Participates in application upgrades.
  • Adheres to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.
  • Participates in system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
  • Performs Q/A on application functionality.
  • Participates in regular EDT Meetings, and development of communications to our end user community.

Projects & System Implementations Activities:

  • Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
  • Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
  • Attends project kick-off meetings.
  • Regularly meets with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
  • Participates in status report updates to Project Management.
  • Maintains Service Excellence principles.
  • Prepares and promptly submits all routine and special reports.

 Administration and Oversight Activities:

  • Maintains Service Excellence principles.
  • Prepares and submits status reports to supervisor as required.
  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
  • Performs other tasks as required by management.
  • Keeps up-to-date on relevant HIM System(s) Version Changes, Bug-Fix, and release notes.


  • Associate's degree required; bachelor’s degree HIM, Information Systems, or Clinically (chemistry, biology, etc.) related field preferred.
  • No work experience is required; up to one year of experience would enhance the skills and abilities necessary to perform this job.

  • Ability to quickly orient, understand and apply system application implementation, enhancement, support methods and user clinical or business practices and workflows, concepts and terminology to support applications.
  • Ability to perform computer systems analysis and programming techniques and procedures, including: consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications; design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, coding, debugging, or modification of computer systems or programs based on and related to user design specifications. 
  • Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal fluency.
  • Maintains Service Excellence Principals.


Travel Requirements: 30% based 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.


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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.


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