EAI Architect

Position: EAI Architect

Job ID: 149189

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

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.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.


We are searching for an EAI Architect – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible for providing lead technical services to analyze, design, and deliver EDI system solutions for all HIPAA related X12 transactions. This role lends expertise to answer technical consulting questions, either individually or as part of a project team. This position will serve as a senior subject matter expert associated with content, processes, and procedures associated with transactions. You will promote consistency and collaboration with all functional departments with a primary focus on optimizing all business processes and ensuring compliance with all State and Federal regulations.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Responsibilities :

  • Analyzes current business practices, user needs, and workflow processes


  • Develops Architecture Specification deliverables/companion guides that map customer business requirements into complete information systems (technologies, processes, and people) or operational solutions


  • Leads the architectural design, development, deployment, and technical quality of large EAI enterprise solutions that span multiple technologies and disciplines


  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve problems considering system capacity, limitations, and desired results


  • Develops conceptual (theoretical) model from multiple data sources to improve performance


  • Identifies and documents the data sources, recipients, and interfaces that need to be developed to support data collection and maintenance


  • Analyzes clinical & business use of existing systems to identify problems to be resolved and defines system applications or process improvements


  • Recommends modifications to application design or current procedures to maximize advantages of existing resources





  • High school diploma or GED required


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, business administration, health care administration or business or technology field preferred


  • 7 years of EAI architecture and design, including 3 years of experience in the management of health insurance payor systems required


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, healthcare administration or other business or technology field may substitute for four (4) years’ experience.


  • Master's degree in computer science, business administration, healthcare administration or other business or technology field may substitute for two (2) years’ experience


  • Previous Health Plan Information Services experience preferred





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