Job Description

For questions or updates regarding your status in the application process, please contact Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Recruitment Center at 1-866-497-6945.


Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
MIS - Systems Analyst

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
M-F

Shift:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Driving Position:
No

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Location: 1400 La Concha, Houston, Texas 77054

 

Position Title: System Analyst

Join our team of heroes!

Are you looking for more than a job? We are hiring a detail-oriented System Analyst with strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills, with effective interpersonal skills that can work in a team environment.

The System Analyst is responsible for performing software testing, configuration, validation, training, and support of the enterprise software and computer systems.

A systems analyst is familiar with computer systems, programming, technical architectures, and platforms. With their expertise in Information Technology (IT) along with their knowledge of the business, and their analyzation skills, System Analyst play a vital role in implementing new IT solutions or improve existing ones.

This role is great for those who a fast-paced career, the opportunity to liaise and network, opportunity to see the bigger picture, high organizational visibility and respect, chance to be carriers of change, gradual growth of communication and soft skills, and recognition of professional competence.

Just For You:

  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Engaging and exciting opportunity to SAVE LIVES.

Tips to thrive in our culture:

  • Embody our Core Values of Commitment, Integrity, and Respect
  • Work to actively create experiences that inspire others to save lives, each day.
  • Embrace doing it right, making connections, and creating desired experiences.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards, including safety rules, and be willing to report actual and potential violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Analyze software upgrades and patches to develop comprehensive test cases to validate that the change is functioning as expected and/or meet the requested user requirements.
  • Analyze software upgrades and patches to ensure (risk analysis) the change will not have a negative impact on company’s software enhancements.
  • Execute test cases and complete all required supporting documentation per SOPs.
  • Assist in reviewing, developing, and training SOPs.
  • Assist with new equipment installations and user training, as needed.
  • Assist with keeping the training, validation, and similar environments up-to-date and current (tables are updated, valid donor, test and product information is present).
  • Act as the primary Help Desk contact for BECS support.
  • Act as primary contact with software vendor for software problems, updates, and documentation.
  • Additional duties as assigned .

We need someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Systems or Life Sciences. 
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in Computer Support/Training.
  • MLS or MLT desirable, but not required.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and work on a computer.  The employee is also required to walk, use hands to finger, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Employees are required to team lift any items more than 40 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to blood and/or blood components, as well as any other biohazard materials.  The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate.

Who We Are:

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and is accredited, licensed, and inspected by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), AABB as well as local and state authorities. Serving the largest medical campus in the world, The Blood Center has grown to more than 650 employees and serves more than 170 hospitals and health care institutions in the 26-county Texas Gulf Coast, Brazos Valley, and East Texas regions. As it pertains to stability, we have been in business for over 45 years with no threat of mergers or acquisitions; and growing stronger as we gain more partnerships within the business community. 

Think you have what it takes to save lives with us? We want to hear from you.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results, or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results, or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

Application Instructions

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