Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Cogito Business Analyst III manages customer engagement for requests and projects that fall within their assigned workflow domain. They implement reporting content and analytics tools according to defined best practices that can be met within the EHR user interface toolset.  For those items requiring custom analytics development, the Cogito Business Analyst III works with cross-functional teams reviewing current workflows and informational goals in order to translate them into reporting requirements that will meet clinical or operational needs.  The Cogito Business Analyst III will develop the specification defining the source data and business requirements needed to satisfy the request by the Epic Analytics Developer.


Education/Specialized Training Licensure:
a) Bachelor's Degree: Computer Science, MIS, CIS, Engineering, Clinical Informatics, Data Science, or a related field with a technical emphasis
b) Master's Degree: Computer Science, MIS, CIS, Engineering, Clinical Informatics, Data Science, or a related field with a technical emphasis (Preferred)

Licenses & Certification:
a) At least one major Epic module certification, such as EpicCare Ambulatory or Inpatient, Resolute Hospital Billing, etc.
b) Epic Cogito certification, Additional smaller module certifications (Preferred)

Work Experience:
a) 5 Years of Experience: Healthcare organization business analysis
b) 3 Years of Experience: Analytics (Preferred)
c) 1 Year of Experience: Demonstrated Epic or analytic project leadership (Preferred)

Communication Skills:
a) Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
c) Writing /Correspondence
d) Writing/ Reports

a) MS Word: Medium
b) PC: High
c) MS Excel: High
d) MS Outlook: Medium
e) Typing
f) MS PowerPoint: Medium


Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
a) Analytical
b) Medical Terms
c) Research
d) Mathematics
e) Design
f) Statistical

Work Schedule:
a) Flexible
b) Telecommute

Application Instructions

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