Systems Analyst

Position: Systems Analyst

Job ID: 162772

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS TECH SRVC

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Systems Analyst – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will develop clinical/business solutions by investigating processes to understand data and communications flow with individual tasks and transactions within Texas Children's Integrated Delivery System.


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Responsibilities :

Translates users’ needs into detailed requirement specifications

  • Assists users in determining specific requirements to increase system effectiveness
  • Analyze and evaluate existing and /or proposed systems
  • Document the “as is” the “to be” clinical/business processes
  • Assists in vendor analysis and selection
  • Investigate alternative solutions including feasibility studies using results from vendor analysis/evaluations

Supports the system installation through the implementation cycle

  • Provides input to project implementation plan
  • Develop, schedule, and facilitate test plans for hardware, network, integration, user acceptance, and parallel usage
  • Develop procedures for downtime, end-users, production, and help desk
  • Develop training programs and materials/documentation for all user types
  • Review and test systems for conformance to functional and performance requirements
  • Prepares accurate and timely status reports for management
  • Identify the impacts and dependencies of the new system
  • Demonstrate efficiencies of the new system and provide feedback to teams
  • Assists users to ensure a smooth transition of system responsibilities to support
  • Act as a primary facilitator for small and less complex implementations.

Performs configuration analysis for system design associated with small and less complex projects

  • Facilitates design analysis with users to determine the configuration for the user interface
  • Specifies the design decisions in an accurate and testable manner for developers and database analysts
  • Identifies and documents the data sources, recipients, and interfaces that need to be developed to support data collection and maintenance (including data conversion requirements and how start-up data will be collected for implementation)
  • Assists with the design of user procedures

Analyzes system problems and modifications

  • Analyzes use of existing systems to identify and resolve problems
  • Evaluates business procedures and problems for process improvement
  • Recommends modifications to application design or current procedures to maximize advantages of existing resources
  • Assists users to resolve problems with application use
  • Performs application maintenance activities on IS supported applications
  • Documents issues, activities, and solutions employing standard methodology and utilities

Coordinates implementation and upgrades of systems

  • Coordinates the upgrade schedules with vendors and users across the Integrated Delivery System
  • Assists with upgrade testing
  • Analyzes impact on users and determines if additional training is required
  • Communicates with vendors to address problems and resolutions
  • Schedules sessions with users to view new systems and upgrade


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • S. Diploma or GED
  • 4 years experience in information systems

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