Community Health Systems Sr App Systems Analyst in Franklin, Tennessee



Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. The organization s affiliates own, operate or lease 137 hospitals in 21 states with approximately 24,000 licensed beds. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings.


The newly aligned Patient Engagement Team within the CHS Information Technology Department is seeking a motivated, driven and creative Senior Analyst to join the General Financials IT Team. This team supports, designs, maintains, and monitors a suite of financial application with a focus on Lawson, Essbase, MedHost A/P and Medhost MM to achieve quality, stability and maximum uptime. The role performs technical functions including: evaluating, supporting, implementing and troubleshooting the applications listed above, interacting with Corporate Supply Chain Services, Hospital Material Managers, Corporate Accounting, Corporate IT and Information Security. The position requires working technical knowledge of financial applications. The position performs a variety of technical functions including technical troubleshooting of system incidents.



  • Evaluates and corrects incidents involving technical configuration of the product to meet facility user needs

  • Proven analytical and technical skills to be able to devise new, and adapt existing, methods, techniques and procedures to meet specific requirements

  • Has the ability to suggest and implement technical performance improvement ideas

  • Develops and maintains technical and user documentation

  • Effectively creates and executes QA testing plans for software changes/updates

  • Communicates, prioritizes, tracks, and resolves issues in a timely fashion

  • Devises and/or proactively acts to modify systems and procedures to solve complex problems and produce specified results

  • Serves as an escalation point for services for reported technical incidents or tasks.

  • Has ability to provide technical training and mentor junior staff members.

  • Must be organized, self-motivated, be attentive to detail and capable of multi-tasking.

  • Ensures technical standards are utilized.

  • Will be a key resource on the General Financials team.


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business Technology or equivalent experience.

  • Five years experience in financial application systems analysis supporting large corporate environments.

  • Experience with Lawson, Essbase, MedHost A/P or Medhost MM required.

  • Excellent customer service skills, verbal, written, listening and presenting skills are required.

  • Proven ability to develop professional and personal relationships, with co-workers, business partners and customers to address business issues timely.

  • Experience in multitasking and coordinating multiple initiatives and a demonstrated proven ability and high degree of performance.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Interface, HL7 knowledge preferred.

  • Experience in SQL query tools, HL7 interface standards, FTP fundamentals and report writing are a plus.


Job: IS Staff / Data Processing

Organization: CHS Corporate

Location: TN-Franklin

Requisition ID: 1812855