CTG Cerner MDI/Lab Instrument Clinical Analyst in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Title: Cerner MDI/Lab Instrument Clinical Analyst

Location: United States

Job Number: 17202486

CTG is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of MDI /Lab Instrument Clinical Analyst to work with one of our clients in the New York City area for the next 6 months. This is an open position that requires weekly travel to NYC, 10% travel withing the 5 boroughs of NYC will also be required. CTG is posting and recruiting for this position in many cities throughout the United States. CTG will consider candidates who meet the qualifications for this position regardless of where they live.

The Clinical Analyst will work with an Instrumentation Implementation suite of products including; but is not limited to Roche Chemistry (Cobas, CE, MPA); Abbott Chemistry (Architect) and various other MDI’s that integrate with Cerner Gen Lab and Microbiology with emphasis on integration of laboratory results performed within: in-house labs, reference labs, offsite clinics and on devices remotely located outside the clinical laboratory into the laboratory/clinical information system.

Must have a strong background analyzing requirements gathered from clinical end users and other clinical stakeholders, creating BRDs, paper mock ups, flowcharts, project schedules and other tasks such as leading validation sessions and build.

The ideal candidate will need the personality to assume ownership over a project, guide influence the direction of the project. The MDI/Lab Instrument Clinical Analyst will require expertise in diagnosing issues and coordinating the appropriate additional resources to determine and deliver resolution.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a complex project with multiple locations and user groups.

  • Multi-task to handle multiple sub-projects with separate components including technical and user driven.

  • Work with EMR (electronic medical record) systems including sending orders and posting results.

  • Coordinate the activities of vendor staff, EITS staff and laboratory staff in the system change and upgrade preparatory tasks.

  • Coordinate all testing for upgrades and changes including vendor validation, functionality and instrument testing by the laboratories, and interface testing.

  • Participation in the creation of MDI Go-Live Site Activation Document to account for all timed tasks from start to finish in preparation for Cutover and a Go-Live activities to be followed on the implementation date.

  • Coordinate downtime and disaster recovery testing for the laboratory and ancillary systems.

  • Coordinate the work and flow for all resources assigned to the project.

  • Conduct onsite evaluation and provide survey of Medical Device Instruments and required interfaces.

  • Conduct physical site inspections and providing current IT Site Survey for review and remediation.

  • Gather requirements to ensure all connectivity needs are fully managed from inception to completion.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in implementing a laboratory system (preferably Cerner & EPIC) in a large environment

  • Highly knowledgeable in the features and function of the laboratory and ancillary application systems, specifically with interfacing with instruments

  • Experience with various types of MDI test orderables and laboratory test results

  • Working knowledge of health system interface (HL7), preferably with laboratory information including ADT, orders, results and billing

  • Experience in system documentation including requirements definition and mapping to required system functionality

  • Basic knowledge of health system interfaces including ADT, clinical information and billing

  • Good end user presentation skills with ability to communicate technical information to users in a nontechnical manner

  • Good problem solving skills in resolving issues with complex healthcare systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

  • Strong PC computing experience (e.g. Microsoft ® Office, Windows ® operating systems)

  • Experience implementing, troubleshooting, or using clinical software applications is preferred, but will consider similar experience with other types of applications

  • Must be able to accompany Cerner teams during physical walk through to capture and identify a list of devices to be interfaced to the Lab

  • Must be fully knowledgeable in Cerner CareAware Architecture to ensure compatibility of existing Terminal Servers; plus utilize Cerner recommended Lantronix servers which are currently deployed at existing live facilities utilizing MDI

  • After site assessment, provide list of needed devices to be interfaced in the Lab

  • Provide the MDI Validation document to Lab Site Leadership for review and

  • Serve as MDI subject matter expert to provide guidance to Supervisory Staff in ensuring compatibility of requisite middleware and analyzers. Then oversee supervisors’ in validation of data with vendors

Desired Skills:

  • Licensed clinical background (RN, medical technologist or technician, RRT, etc)


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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