One of the nationâ€™s largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™s Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Application Analyst.
The Senior Application Analyst supports the implementation of UHS Lab and Lab Related applications in a Multi-Entity, 26 plus Acute Care Hospital Environment. Designs new or determines modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support to UHS entities and customers as needed. Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience and expertise with other members of team. Serves as lead on Lab System Conversions and Implementations. May supervise one or more IS Analysts.
Key Responsibilities include:
Researches and resolves Customer Support Center Tickets including major application upgrades, routine day-to-day support, break-fix, maintenance and other issues within established SLA standards.
Adheres to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.
Establishes and maintains regular communications with user community.
Assists in performing routine system maintenance and builds.
Regularly meets with users, vendors, facility lab directors and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
Designs 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.
Actively participates in projects as warranted and 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.
Maintains the Lab Conversion and Implementation Project Plans and actively meets with stakeholders to drive project related tasks, communications and milestones.