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Business Systems Analyst 2 Health

Grade 23

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Business Systems Analyst Trainee 1 Health

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Business Systems Analyst Trainee 2 Health

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Business Systems Analyst 1 Health

    Grade 18

  4. Business Systems Analyst 2 Health

    Grade 23

  5. Business Systems Analyst 3 Health

    Grade 25

  6. Business Systems Analyst 4 Health

    Grade 27

Summary of Job Description

As a Business Systems Analysts 2 (Health), you would coordinate health information system planning efforts; identify and document required system changes or enhancements based on changes to federal, State, and/or local laws and statutes, or procedures; establish timetables for completion of projects; explain business and functional requirements to application programmers and contractors for specific program areas; review and approve system design documentation and specifications; develop and implement test plans against established criteria for users, technical staff, and systems developers, and oversee the testing of system changes or enhancements to ensure user and program requirements are met; coordinate implementation and provide status updates to management; troubleshoot system deficiencies by reviewing and analyzing data findings, such as program flow issues, front-end and back-end errors, corrupt data, and other systems deficiencies; and evaluate available commercial products for incorporation into health information systems. You would also supervise Business Systems Analysts 1 (Health), trainees, and/or other subordinate staff.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of examination, you must have:

Either A. a bachelorís or higher degree AND three years of business analysis* experience where your primary duty was performing three of the five following activities:
1.Using business analysis techniques to elicit requirements as the foundation for the solution to the organizations business needs (e.g., workshops, focus groups, interviews, observation, brainstorming, surveys/questionnaires, JAD Sessions).

2.Using business analysis techniques for the purpose of identifying solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, business process, or product/service to fulfill the business requirements (e.g., Data Flow Diagram, Business Process Model, Root Cause Analysis, Fish Bone Diagram, Context Diagram, Business Process Flows, or Fit-Gap Analysis).

3.Describing in a comprehensive written document what the system, process, or product service must do in order to satisfy the established business requirement; this includes creating, updating, and maintaining documentation through the system development life cycle (e.g., Business Case, Use Case, Business Requirements Document [BRD], Fit-Gap Analysis, Impact and Feasibility Analysis, or Change Management Analysis).

4.Validating requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC) including all changes to the processes that would enable an organization to achieve its goals.

5.Verifying requirements throughout the product/system development life cycle (SDLC) to ensure they perform to the required specifications and are capable of achieving the design capabilities; this includes developing test plans/scenarios and logical designs, testing the scenarios, reviewing test results, identifying constraints and risks, and/or communicating with stakeholders.

Or B. a bachelorís or higher degree AND possession of a Level 2 International Institute of Business Analysis/Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (IIBA/CCBA) Certification** AND one year of business analysis* experience where your primary duty was performing three of the five activities listed above.

Or C. possession of a Level 3 International Institute of Business Analysis/Certified Business Analysis Professional (IIBA/CBAP) Certification.**

*Experience must have been in a large health care facility; health related governmental entity; health insurance company; large health care provider organization or employer; or experience with the New York State Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Program in a New York State agency, or a New York State Local social services district or county including administration of government sponsored medical assistance programs. For the purposes of this examination, business analysis includes the following: the use of requirement elicitation techniques for improvement or automation of processes or functions; conducting research and documenting the current state of a business process or function; participating in the implementation of system changes and enhancements; conducting system tests using test scenarios and documenting results; creating training, including procedure manuals for end users regarding new procedures and software; engaging in post implementation review and assessment; identifying, analyzing and resolving of issues inherent to existing systems; and acting as a liaison and interpreter between stakeholders and end users of the system.

**Information regarding IIBA Certification can be found at: http://www.iiba.org/Certification/certificationlevels.aspx

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

26-559

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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