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  • Posted: May 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • On May 4th, 2016, Siemens Healthcare unveiled its new brand name Siemens Healthineers. The new brand underlines Siemens Healthcare's pioneering spirit and its engineering expertise in the healthcare industry. It is unique and bold and best describes the Healthcare organization and its people - the people accompanying, serving and inspiring customers - the pe...
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    Application Informatics'

    As an Informatics Specialist you are responsible for providing high quality level informatic support for Siemens Healthinineers Laboratory Diagnostic instrumentation, supporting LIS and LAS interfaces, Middle Ware Products and Remote Application Solutions. Your responsibilities would include solving problems of a general nature as well as the ability to provide IT support working with LIS providers in solving difficult performance issue. In addition, identifying training needs and providing training in support of those needs, technical and administrative advice and technical performance management are part of your role.

    Your Tasks And Responsibilities

    • Provide subject matter expertise, technical support and leadership to the Siemens Laboratory Diagnostic service and sales organizations in the areas of systems networking and connectivity for all Siemens Laboratory Diagnostic instruments, Middle Ware and Remote troubleshooting applications during pre-installation, installation, and post installation support.
    • Increase customer satisfaction and productivity by providing outstanding, high-quality customer application education and support, incl. turnover training and further continuative education, thereby optimize customer training experience
    • Act as a customer advocate in resolving customer instrument interfacing issues, counselling customers, vendors and third-party Vendors on innovative, corrective and preventative measures.
    • Be able to develop and validate scripts in order to optimize workflow, especially for automation systems.
    • Responsible for always following the Siemens Healthineers complaint handling guidelines with prompt attention to internal and external requests. Promptly escalate Siemens Laboratory Diagnostic instrument and Middle Ware product issue regarding system networking, software operation and connectivity issues.
    • Act as a liaison between Siemens Healthineers customers and LIS vendors to promote smooth installation and operation of all Siemens Laboratory Diagnostic instrumentation and associated communications to the LIS and LAS.
    • Utilize, promote and optimize Real-time Solutions to proactively support the installation base with the aim of increasing profitability, and enhancing overall customer satisfaction by improving uptime and efficiency in their labs.
    • Work closely with the EMEA MESA Technical and Application Support Team recommending Middle Ware and Real Time Solutions improvements, service manual revisions and pin pointing any informatic needs which may arise.
    • Manage and control the distribution of Middle Ware and RTS information including Tips and Tricks for product line(s) responsibility within the region. Lead regular regional teleconferences as needed and always participate in EMEA MESA Technical and Application support hosted conference calls and or Exchange/ Focus meetings.
    • Contribute to achieving the Mission, Values, and Vision of the company. always maintain strict compliance to ethical principles and Health, Safety, and Quality norms of the company.

    Your Qualifications And Experience

    • B.S or College Degree in Information System or Computer Science with 3-5 years’ experience in installing/supporting/ repairing/Networking Systems and associated information systems. Preferably in a Health Care Environment.
    • IT professional certifications and Security Administration and Configuration experience
    • A deep technical understanding of Healthcare Diagnostics products, especially Informatics requirements in the regulated Medical Device industry from both the interfacing, remote troubleshooting and script development site.
    • A high degree of computer literacy with knowledge of operating systems, Networks and Interface protocols (LIS and LAS), strong Ethernet and TCP/IP protocol stack knowledge, browser configurations, internet connectivity configurations- both dialup and broadband and firewall configurations.
    • Familiarity with using the application system tools required to provide technical support e.g.: Windows XP, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office Suite- Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project, SAP, Acrobat, PC Anywhere.
    • Familiarity in a service-related environment, and sound knowledge of the medical device industry understanding DX quality and Compliance systems and the range of equipment used.
    • Dependability, capability to come to decisions and sound informatics troubleshooting skills and the ability of teaching
    • Knowledge of Siemens Healthcare product portfolio
    • Knowledge of relevant competitors
    • Communication and customer interaction skills, incl. conflict handling
    • Presentation and demonstration skills
    • Adult Teaching / Learning Methods
    • Customer interaction skills
    • English language skills advanced
    • At least 5-8 years of professional experience in a clinic or equivalent background involving clinical and medical technology expertise
    • Work experience with Siemens systems preferable
    • ntercultural experience is a plus
    • Substantial experience in the diagnostics industry, especially in the Informatic area. Broad technical knowledge in the field of diagnostic systems, especially microprocessor technology, PC-systems and operating systems, IT networks, LIS and LAS protocols, instrument interfaces and protocols & basic medical knowledge.
    • Substantial experience in a service-related environment in the In-Vitro-Vivo diagnostics market understanding regulatory needs and "best informatic practices & processes" whilst accommodating the need for country -specific operational diversity. Manage proactive informatics initiatives following the company guidelines and procedures.
    • Informatics lead capable of influencing service and product support organizations not directly reporting to this position is a must. In addition, the ability to communicate effectively with the multi-disciplined technical staff within the department, as well as external contacts including the EMEA MESA Technical and Application Support Team and customers.
    • Must be sensitive to diversity in culture, language-ability, economic and political constraints, customer-expectations, regulatory requirements, etc.

    What else do you need to know?

    • This role provides support mainly for the Gauteng region however you may be required to support other regions and countries.
    • You need to have a valid passport
    • You need to have a valid South African drivers license.
    • You must not have restrictions to travel within SADC and abroad.
    • Must be a South African National, preferably from a designated diversity group
    • Excellence, Quality and Compliance in the daily interactions, operations and reporting is not a negotiable requirement, but absolutely mandatory for this role.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Siemens Healthcare on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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