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 Epic Lead Willow Analyst 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.

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 : 8+ Years within I.T.  Five (5) Years Hospital Health Care Organizations

Management, Project and/or Team Lead Experience: At least 2 years of Epic Project and/or Epic Team Lead experience     

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:
Advance Training Specialty: Certifications for at least two Epic Clinical Applications preferred

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.
Experience supporting an Electronic Medical Record System.
Healthcare Information Technology experience.
Understanding of functional processes and business rules related to the applications being implemented/supported
Ability to recommend process improvements based upon industry standard in addition to resolving integrated process issues.
Ability to handle multiple activities simultaneously and able to prioritize effectively, and meet overlapping deadlines.
Understands the limitations and opportunities presented by the applications supported.

Application Instructions

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