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

JOB SUMMARY: The Epic Technical Analyst III is responsible for operationalizing Epic change control processes and coordinating key Epic environment activities between the application analysts and the technical team. In addition, this person will setup and maintain the Epic Data Courier configuration to support analyst build migration activities.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Computer Science Bachelor's Degree or Related Experience

Work Experience: 3-5 Years within I.S. One (1) year Hospital/Health Care Organizations.

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

Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Research, Statistical
Work Schedule: On Call

Typical Duties That May Be Performed: 

  • Adhere to change control policies.
  • Maintain data migration strategy and manage large data loads.
  • Manage and monitor the Data Courier migration process.
  • Assist IT application teams with Imports, ETAN’s, Epic Workstation and Printer set-ups, account creation and updates, and various Epic Technical functions.
  • Provide assistance to the Project manager for ongoing loads of Epic Interim Update (IUs) and Special Updates (SUs) Communicate environment activities (for example, refreshes, downtimes, upgrades, and patches) and enforce proper environment use (build, testing, training, etc.).
  • Assist with creation and assignments of Standardized Epic Security templates.
  • Provide mentorship for junior level members of the Epic Technical Team.

The Ideal Epic Technical Analyst III should:

  • Be a leader and strong communicator who interacts well with both application and technical team members.
  • Be process-oriented with a critical eye for detail.
  • Be assertive and willing to hold team members accountable for following established policy and procedure.
  • Possess strong organizational skills to manage complex changes with a variety of interdependent pieces.
  • Possess technical aptitude sufficient to learn Epic data structures.
  • Possess technical aptitude sufficient to learn how to setup, maintain, and troubleshoot Epic’s Data Courier interfaces.
  • Possess technical aptitude to become certified in Epic Chronicles Install Utilities.
  • Possess technical aptitude to become certified in Epic Data Courier Administration.
  • Possess technical aptitude to become certified as Epic Cache and System Manger.

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