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Dallas,  TX 75203
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DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
Full-time · Day · 800am
Req # 20059293

Your Job:

In this highly technical, fast-paced, and challenging position, you will be collaborating with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for our patients. The Sr. System Analyst - Epic Grand Central & Security trains users and fields their application queries, studies and fine-tunes workflows, updates user securities, and develops templates and order sets based on the ever-changing needs of the hospital. Your role requires extensive knowledge of the Epic Ambulatory application and clinic operations and is the top role among departmental "super users"; it is the highest level application specialist and overall administrator of the system functionality.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field is preferred
  • 5-8 years of healthcare IT experience is required
  • Epic certification and one or more years working with Epic Grand Central and/or Security is strongly preferred; Epic RTE certification is desired
  • Functional knowledge of EHR software
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Previous experience in healthcare is preferred; familiarity with clinical roles and medical terminology is very helpful
  • Ability to effectively work cross-functionally with other application teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing with various levels of staff

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain templates, order sets and provider favorites that are in the Epic System
  • Training and developing other "super users" in the clinical areas who would be able to handle simple, day-to-day operational use of the application; provide on-going support of the higher level system functionality that goes beyond the expertise of the departmental super users; investigate best practice models and train staff on how to maximize efficiency of the system
  • Manage the security and IDs for all users
  • Investigate and resolve issues that arise with templates and order sets
  • Communicate progress to the affected users routinely; field questions from physicians and staff on the use of the templates, order sets, and tools as well as collecting feedback on changes needed
  • Create reports for users that will allow them to retrieve data in response to internal and external requests for data; generate additional reports and general analysis that goes beyond the scope of the user's expertise
  • Serve as the department's liaison with Epic and open service issues as required within the Epic Userweb website; maintain ownership of these tasks and frequently monitor, update and complete tasks; coordinate any system changes which affect other areas of the hospital with IS and request the proper authorization as needed
  • Stay abreast of functionality improvements in new versions and testing during upgrades and take advantage of available resources to improve knowledge and understanding of the system
  • Test new releases and apply specialized knowledge and experience to the process to ensure that version upgrades function smoothly
  • Serve as a liaison with the IS department to facilitate communication to the GME physicians and staff during the upgrade process; establish reasonable implementation timelines with input from program directors, IT and administrators

Additional Information:

Methodist Health System is a highly revered, leading nonprofit healthcare organization in Dallas, Texas. Named on of the fastest-growing health systems in America by Modern Healthcare, Methodist will soon include 11 hospitals, either through ownership or affiliation. Our wholly owned and full-service hospitals include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Richardson -- Campus for Continuing Care; and, opening fall 2020 Methodist Midlothian Medical Center.  Our affiliated physician organization is Methodist Medical Group, which includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. At Methodist, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve -- one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups.  Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

  • Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson
  • A Best Place to Work 15 years straight by the Dallas Business Journal
  • A 150 Great Places to Work in Health care nine years in a row by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Military Friendly Employer
  • One of three 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S.
  • Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's List of Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America, 2018
  • First member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, since 2015

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist

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