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UT Health EPIC Business Intelligence Developer for Clinical IT in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

EPIC Business Intelligence Developer for Clinical IT

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Information Technology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100012H

Position Summary:

We are looking for an Epic Business Intelligence Developer to work with our Information Technology team that is implementing Epic across our clinics and medical schools in May. This employee is responsible for analyzing, providing specifications for, and writing individual reports for assigned applications to support the needs of end users, senior leadership, and the Epic project team. You will serve as a primary Epic data model resource for the Epic Cogito Clarity application, and have the responsibility of system support and maintenance, analysis, design, and change control of all reporting components used to build and manage assigned functional reporting area(s). Also this person is responsible for validating existing foundation system reports and identifying, in advance, optimization and performance enhancement opportunities. Work closely with all levels of staff and customers to translate business needs into technical requirements, key performance indicators, design specifications, and implementation plans in order to meet business and operational needs. It would be helpful if the applicant is already familiar with Access, clarity, data model, caboodle, radar, slicer dicer modules and applications within Epic. You should either be Revenue Cycle or Ambulatory centered in your experience and certifications.

This candidate will need to have the following Epic certifications already:

  • Cogito Certification in fundamentals

  • Caboodle Data Model Certification

  • Clarity Data Model Certification

Our implementation of Epic will be in collaboration with Epic directly. You will have support from the people who created the EHR software, and a chance to work on the design of Epic for over 150 ambulatory clinics as well as a 274 bed Psychiatric Hospital. UTHealth offers State of Texas benefits which include a very strong healthcare program and a pension administered by the state government.

This is a full time role that will be classified as exempt. You will work in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. This facility is on both Metro bus and rail lines. Remote applicants are welcome to apply as well, but you must plan to reside in the State of Texas if offered this role.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Translates business requirements into business intelligence solutions utilizing tools such as, but not limited to, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, WebI, Universes, Cubes, SSMS, etc.

  2. Interfaces and communicates with customers to define deliverables, issues, questions, needs, trends, and timing.

  3. Modifies existing solutions as necessary and continually evaluates existing solutions for effectiveness and efficiency.

  4. Works with application teams to help guide integration of models into workflows. Serves as a primary participant in a collaborative relationship with leadership and peers to develop and implement processes to promote an integrated delivery system, to assist end users and to provide a positive patient experience.

  5. Generates routine and ad-hoc reports (SQL, Crystal Reports, WebI) to complete data requests.

  6. Reviews peer reporting for validity, quality, and standardization.

  7. Identifies and reviews the appropriate technological solutions for various needs to continually improve the business intelligence experience.

  8. Assists with training and knowledge transfer of Business Intelligence Developer best practices to other staff members.

  9. Helps to maintain an enterprise business intelligence library and supports the archiving of unused solutions.

  10. Supports Epic’s reporting solutions: Radar, Reporting Workbench, Epic released universes and cubes.

  11. Fosters a continual relationship with the training and application teams to help support the reporting solutions developed by the BI team.

  12. Assists with Epic upgrades/updates by serving as a subject matter expert for the Epic Clarity data models.

  13. Continues to pursue professional development in order to stay abreast of best practice.

  14. Researches and recommends healthcare data management industry strategies and software tools available to implement those strategies.

  15. Works closely with other members of the BI team to understand data structures and to set/follow best practices within BI.

  16. Innovates to challenge the status quo and create new analytical and developmental techniques.

  17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

• Superior communication skills, both oral and written, including specific skills of presentation and the effective communication of complex subjects to non-technical groups.

• Superior customer relations skills including leading and participating in group sessions and reaching consensus.

• Familiarity with project lifecycle and project management methodologies for software management.

• Ability to plan and manage projects of various size; their tasks, dependencies, team members, other resources, and timeline.

• Possess the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems or design related systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines.

• Experience with business intelligence tools: Microsoft BI stack, SAP Business Objects, Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau, or Crystal Reports.

• Experience with SQL query tools such as Oracle, Business Objects, Microsoft SQL, Tableau, etc.

• Must receive Epic certification/certification-level proficiency for applicable module(s). Must receive a passing score (as defined by Epic), within two attempts, on all required exams and projects (as defined by Epic) within 6 weeks after completion of training or within a pre-determined 6 week timeframe.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business or a related discipline, or related experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of experience in a health care related field required. Large scale health care systems planning and implementation experience on application software products preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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