Laboratory Information System (LIS) Analyst - Pathology (90002106)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7063940 (Ref.No. 2850-en_US)
Posted: February 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

Laboratory Information System Analyst provides system building, testing, implementation, analytical, educational and system support/maintenance for laboratory modules, upgrades, interfaces and procedures through a comprehensive knowledge of the Clinical and Pathologic Laboratories' technical operations and their dynamic integration with information technology systems.

Job Duties
  • Assist with the implementation of Laboratory Information Systems (LIS).
  • Integrate LIS with Hospital Information System, external reference labs, and/or lab analytical instruments.
  • Maintain and support the LIS.
  • Support auto-verification in the clinical labs.
  • Maintain required documentation to conform with regulatory standards.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of educational materials for LIS; may lead either formal or informal instruction on system software or functionality.
  • Test and implement new projects as required.
  • Utilize test scripts to perform LIS functionality and interface testing.
  • Design and develop ad hoc reports for both medical and laboratory business purposes.
  • Receive questions by phone, e-mail, work-order system, and resolves problems and gives information to callers/requestors.
  • Meet with departmental and sectional personnel to provide direct technical support for problem definition and/or project requirements including analysis, troubleshooting, and resolution of database and project development issues.
  • Perform and documents database changes as necessary for system maintenance.
  • Present QA reports to user and peer personnel.
  • Recommend and coordinate preparation of test and maintenance plans for existing and proposed procedures.
  • Lead either formal or informal instruction on system software or functionality.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Medical Technology, or a related field.
  • Required: Two years of relevant experience with a minimum of one year in laboratory information system.
  • None required.

Must be willing to work outside of the normal 8-hour 5-day workweek as required, with the expectation that the hospital information system is a 24 x 7 operating environment. Will be on-call 24 hours a day as a part of the problem escalation team and may be required to adjust working schedule to accommodate a shifted work week. 

FLSA Status






Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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