Systems Analyst Sr. - Epic

Position: Systems Analyst Sr. - Epic

Job ID: 143606


Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

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We are searching for an EPIC Cadence Senior Systems Analyst – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll play a major role in developing Epic application solutions by investigating processes to understand data and communications flow with individual tasks and transactions within the Integrated Delivery System. You will make routine decisions include the evaluation of Epic production problems and the implementation of their resolution and resolving problems associated with the administration of the Epic. You will also be making decisions regarding controlling the development of analysis and design of system and programs; development and maintenance of system problem analysis and resolution techniques; and generation and testing of program code and documentation of program code.

Responsibilities :


  • Experience building new departments
  • Experience in scheduling and visit types
  • Experience in batch for downtime workstation
  • Identifies system or application needs
  • Analysis of current business practices, user needs and work flow processes
  • Update/track project implementation plan
  • Develop, schedule and facilitate test plans for software, network, integration, user acceptance and parallel usage
  • Prepare procedures for downtime, end-users, production, and help desk.
  • Provide updates to training programs and materials/documentation for all user types
  • Facilitates design analysis with users to determine configuration for the user interface
  • Specifies the design decisions in an accurate and testable manner for developers and database analysts.
  • Identifies and documents the data sources, recipients, and interfaces that need to be developed to support data collection and maintenance
  • Analyzes business use of existing systems to identify problem to be resolved and defines system applications or process improvements
  • Recommends modifications to application design or current procedures to maximize advantages of existing resources
  • Coordinates the upgrade schedules with vendors and/or users across the Integrated Delivery System
  • Assists with upgrade testing
  • Analyzes impact on users and determines if additional training is required
  • Represents Epic Application Support as a participating member of designated committee


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Nine (9) years of experience in hospital information systems selection, implementation and support 
  • Knowledge of current business practices and computing systems, interfaces, and Hospital and Medical Group Practice standard software
  • Ability to analyze the functionality of systems and their fit with specifications
  • EDUCATION OFFSET Bachelor’s degree will substitute four (4) years of work experience. Master’s degree will substitute for two (2) years of work experience
  • CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Up to two (2) years of clinical patient care and/or clinical research experience may substitute for up to two (2) years of information systems experience on a month to month basis


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, healthcare administration or other related field
  • Epic certification is preferred


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