Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

The Epic Clinical Systems Analyst II 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.

Work Experience (Years and Area): 2+ Years within I.T.  One (1) year Hospital/Health Care Organizations.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:    (Check Applicable Areas)
Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Bilingual Skills Required No
Writing /Composing Yes   (Correspondence Yes/  Reports Yes)

Other Skills:
Analytical, Design, Research, Statistical

Advanced Education:
Advance Training Specialty: Epic Certification (for at least one Epic Clinical Application) 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 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 handle multiple activities simultaneously, be able to prioritize effectively, and meet overlapping deadlines
Understands the limitations and opportunities presented by the applications supported

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