SEWS Software Engineer III (Epic Technical Engineer)
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.
The SEWS Software Engineer III (Epic Technical Engineer) is responsible for planning, design, coding, testing, documentation and implementation of SEWS developed WEB solutions, Vendor supported applications, and other technology efforts within a multi-platform environment. This will include data analysis, integration, interaction with the user community to assess and respond to needs, and research of application issues. Ability to examine user requirements, develop implementation strategies, provide knowledge transfer to other team members. Strong communication skills with IT customers, vendors and other IT Service areas.
As part of the Epic Technical team, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for moving application team build from Epic’s staging environment into production using Epic’s Data Courier migration tools. Emphasis will be on supporting the Epic application teams to ensure successful build migrations through the Epic Data Courier migration stream. Provides technical expertise related to Data Courier administration and configuration, Epic environment and release management, workstation and printer configurations, SER and EMP Masterfile management and cache upgrades. This individual will also participate in the development and implementation of technical standards, policies, and procedures. The candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and must be able to work independently to resolve issues quickly and communicate them to upper management.
Preferred: Epic Chronicles certification
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.