OpTime EPIC Application Analyst (Remote)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX
OpTime EPIC Application Analyst (Remote)
Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Category: Information Technology
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 230002P4
UTHealth Houston is looking for an Epic Analyst who will help to launch OpTime and Anesthesia as modules to assist running an outpatient surgical center. This analyst will be responsible for the ongoing design, build, testing, validation and support of OpTime and Anesthesia modules across our health care system's clinics. Works with operational stakeholders and IT technical staff to troubleshoot Epic system issues and problems, capture requirements for new initiatives, and aid in the planning and execution of project plans. Works with end users to help communicate improvements needed for business processes and contribute directly to the success of the UTHealth mission from a technological, clinical, administrative, and financial perspective.
To qualify for this role you must be accredited or credentialed in OpTime, Anesthesia, or both Epic modules.
This is a completely remote role. It is eligible for full benefits including an outstanding healthcare option and a State of Texas retirement plan. UTHealth is a State of Texas employer, so we prefer candidates that either reside in or plan to relocate to Texas.
What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.
Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:
100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees
Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)
The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!
Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)
Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!
We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…
Free financial and legal counseling
Free mental health counseling services
Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs
Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.
Resources for child and elder care
Plus many more!
Position Key Accountabilities:
Maintains expertise and seeks additional knowledge in the support and optimization of OpTime and Anesthesia Epic module(s), and how they integrate with other applications.
Works cohesively with stakeholders to provide system support including analysis, build, and testing of requested changes, and analysis of new functionality of applications.
Reviews, builds, tests and implements new functionality via System Upgrades and Special Updates.
Works and manages multiple tasks independently.
Demonstrates timely, effective, and efficient troubleshooting of software and workflow issues and defines mitigation plan for resolution with minimal guidance.
Develops and documents internal procedures to use in conjunction with Epic applications.
Meets build deadlines as communicated by Application Director.
Develops and maintains system documentation to enable ongoing support and maintenance of the Epic system.
Assists Application Director in developing build timelines and project plans as communicated by leadership.
Performs unit testing of application configurations and build in appropriate non-production environments, to identify defects and create resolution plans accordingly.
Participates in the creation of relevant and meaningful test scripts for application, integrated, and end user acceptance testing.
Performs testing in a structured manner, follows any defined test scripts, and documents results.
Performs unit testing of application configurations and build in appropriate non-production environments, identifies issues and potential solutions.
Follows established guidelines for system change control.
Creates and maintains documentation for change management including cost estimation, project documentation, communication, and training plans.
Collaborates across teams to ensure process design, interface development, testing, and end user training are performed to quality standards.
Independently performs basic project management activities for the development and implementation of system changes and small to medium projects.
Develops applications specific reports; provides technical specification and assistance to report developers as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
All candidates must be accredited or certified in OpTime and/or Anesthesia modules.
• 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 relation 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.
• 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 relatively systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines.
• Active Epic certification in at least one Epic module or 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.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business or a related discipline; equivalent years of related experience in health care or information technology will be considered in lieu of degree.
Four (4) years of experience in a health care related field required. One (1) year of experience supporting one or more Epic modules preferred. Large scale health care systems planning and implementation experience on application software products preferred.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.
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