Epic Clinical Systems Analyst III - Ambulatory & Population Health
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 160594
The Epic Clinical Systems Analyst III ensures that the operational interests of their respective functional areas are being fully represented in the day-to-day operations of the Information Systems Department. This role supports the Epic Clinical applications deployed within the Harris Health System. Defines Epic EHR and integrated application system scope and objectives based on user needs, to create the comprehensive EHR solution for the Advance Population Health Core Strategy initiative including Care Coordination for both Acute and Post-Acute care. Analyzes and revises existing system logic and documentation as necessary. Works collaboratively with clinical and business owners to provide IT solutions that meet the needs of the areas involved. Provides mentoring, guidance and training to less experienced analysts.
Participate in all phases of the system development life cycle including development of use cases, workflows, and evaluation of software solutions.
Lead in the planning, design, development and testing of new applications and enhancements to existing applications to support Population Health initiatives for Beaumont Medical Group and independent practices
Technical build and support of CareQuality Platform products Happy Together, Healthy Planet Link to support shared patient data from diverse EHR systems and patient portals
Use expert knowledge of technologies and business processes to provide in depth analysis of application/system and develop solutions to meet business/customer requirements
Document detailed description of users' business needs, program functions and steps required to develop or modify systems with minimal guidance.
Analyze, design, build, code/configure, test, debug, and document all activities to support implementing and maintaining application systems with minimal direction.
Assist in testing all aspects of a solution including correct results, integration, data and system integrity.
Direct the deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
Participate in training the end users, providing 24 x 7 customer support and assisting colleagues.
Participate in an on-call rotation to provide off-hours end user support.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Bachelors degree in an Information Systems / Clinical Informatics related field or 4 years of related IT experience in a Healthcare environment. Certification for at least one Epic Clinical Application
Work Experience: 5+ Years within I.T. Three (3) Years Hospital Health Care Organizations Business Analysis
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) Writing /Composing - (Correspondence/Reports)
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Research, Statistical
Advanced Education: Bachelors Degree Major: Bachelors degree in an Information Systems / Clinical Informatics related field
Work Schedule: On Call
Other Requirements: Be available to work on site (after hours) as needed Experience providing hands-on clinical patient care in a hospital or clinic setting preferred. At least 1 year of Epic Project and/or Epic Team Lead experience preferred. Healthcare Information Technology experience. Understands the limitations and opportunities presented by the applications supported. Ability to recommend process improvements based upon industry standards in addition to resolving integrated process issues. Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously, be able to prioritize effectively, and meet overlapping deadlines.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.