UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:
Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country
Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.
Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect
501 licensed beds
Regions only Level I Trauma Center
Regions only BICU
Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)
Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
General Job / Performance Information
Education and Experience
Business or MIS Degree
Will give consideration for experience in related area of support such as Patient Accounting, Admitting, HR/Payroll, Purchasing, A/P, and Accounting.
Lawson and/or Kronos experience desirable
Environmental / Working Conditions
Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs of other departments. Working conditions are primarily indoor though travel to off-site clinics or offices may be required on occasion.
Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
Interaction with other departments supported such as: Patient Accounting, Admitting, HR/Payroll, Accounting, Purchasing/Materials Management, Nursing, other support services, hospital vendors and other outside suppliers.
NOTE: This job description/performance appraisal form does not describe all job responsibilities that may be assigned to this job. Job responsibilities may change from time-to-time
The Application Specialist is responsible for providing application support for various financial software and other hospital utilized products. This individual will work most closely with an assigned area such as: Patient Accounting, Admitting, HR/Payroll, Purchasing/Materials Management, Accounting and other support departments of University Medical Center. This employee will be responsible for issues relating to changes in their assigned area and other general financial issues.
Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
A Bachelor degree in Management Information Systems, related field or equivalent work experience required. General knowledge of purchasing and accounting practices helpful. Customer service skills are vital.
Work is of medium demand; walking, sitting and standing most of the time while on-duty. Occasional lifting of equipment is required. Adequate hand/eye coordination and fine motor skills required for typing. Talking and hearing is essential in dealing with co-workers and customers.
Skills and Abilities
This position requires organizational skills as well as attention to detail. Training specific to individual applications will be provided. This position requires project management skills and must be able to communicate both orally and in writing. Must be able to read and understand technical manuals.