Application Analyst I

Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Confluence Health
Schedule: Full Time; Exempt
Shift: Day Shift

Job Description


The Application Analyst will be responsible for assigned applications. The Analyst will work as a key member of the support team to build, maintain, test, and train as needed to assure successful implementation and ongoing support. The Application Analyst will be the key subject matter expert and act as the liaison between operational staff and the support team for assigned applications.


System build and maintenance

1. Participate in system design process

2. Define system setup requirements

3. Document system setup

4. Assist in documenting current clinic flows

5. Work with appropriate staff as needed to determine needs and modifications

6. Participate in system upgrades as needed to ensure assigned applications are upgraded successfully

7. Track and perform system change requests

8. Work with IT staff as needed to resolve issues and address user concerns

9. Perform system imports, develop reports and complete configuration changes

10. Adhere to all implementation requirements as per project plans/specifications

11. Identify, recommend, create and perform user security and maintenances standards and activities

12. Handle help desk tickets in a timely manner

Testing and quality assurance

13. Adhere to all IT change control processes

14. Develop and utilize testing and communication plans

15. Recommend, development and communicate policies/methods to ensure proper testing is accomplished

16. Identify, communicate and work with IT and clinic staff to ensure adequate testing is accomplished prior to system implementation or enhancements

17. Ensure system changes are communicated to all stakeholders


18. Work closely with trainers on all changes and new features to develop documentation and training strategies

19. Train individuals or groups as needed

20. Attend regular clinic/team meetings to improve system utilization

User Support

21. Provide system support for all identified issues and requests

22. Troubleshoot, resolve and document system issues

23. Document FAQ’s and common solutions

24. Meet or exceed customer service standards

25. Participate in the oncall rotation

Project Management

26. Document key tasks and milestones associated with assigned modules

27. Set and manage to timelines related to assigned tasks

28. Prioritize and communicate potential barriers and recommend alternate strategies

29. Utilize project management tools to document issues and status of assigned tasks

NOTE: This list of job functions is not intended to be all inclusive and may be expanded to include other functions that may be deemed necessary.



1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience preferred

2. Two years as an operational team member who will bring department specific workflow knowledge to the role or as an application support, application analyst or healthcare related field preferred.

3. Specific applications experience may be required, depending upon position


Ability to attend classes/seminars and complete certification(s) as assigned.

May require travel up to 2 weeks at a time.


1. Knowledge of health care organizations and clinical/hospital work flow

2. Ability to work with all levels of staff to identify needs

3. Recommend implementation and support strategies based on industry best practices

4. Ability to keep professional demeanor in stressful circumstances

5. Ability to work independently and in team environments

6. Possess excellent oral, written and presentation skills

7. Superior time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks

8. Ability to identify key users/staff and development strong working relationships

9. Must possess good customer service skills

Additional Information

About Confluence Health: Confluence Health is an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner. Our Setting and Lifestyle: We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.