Senior Systems Analyst - Epic Ambulatory

Position: Senior Systems Analyst - Epic Ambulatory

Job ID: 149676

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS - Systems Integration

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 for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Senior Systems Analyst — Epic Ambulatory - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll develop Epic application solutions by investigating processes to understand data and communications flow with individual tasks and transactions within an Integrated Delivery System. Experience with Epic Ambulatory is highly preferred for this role.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Identify system or application needs
  • Analyze current business practices, user needs, and work flow processes
  • Perform vendor analysis and make recommendations
  • Investigate alternative solutions, including feasibility studies, using the results from the vendor analysis
  • Establish project governance and facilitate team meetings
  • Update/track each project implementation plan
  • Develop, schedule, and manage test plans for software, network, integration, user acceptance, and parallel usage
  • Develop training programs and materials for all user types
  • Prepare status reports for management
  • Identify the impacts and dependencies of the new system
  • Ensure smooth transition of system responsibilities to the support staff
  • Facilitate design analysis with users to determine configuration for the user interface
  • Specify the design decisions in an accurate and testable manner for developers and database analysts, as well as document the data resources, recipients, and interfaces that need to be developed to support data collection
  • Coordinate the upgrade schedules with vendors and/or users across the Integrated Delivery System


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's degree computer science, business administration, health care administration, or another related field preferred
  • 9 years of experience in hospital information systems selection, implementation, and support
  • Bachelor’s degree will substitute 4 years of work experience
  • Master’s degree will substitute for two 2 years of work experience
  • Up to 2 years of clinical patient care and/or clinical research experience may substitute for up to 2 years of information systems experience on a month to month basis
  • Direct work experience at the Epic Systems Corporation will be counted at a premium, with every 1 year of Epic Systems Corporation experience counted as 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge of current business practices and computing systems, interfaces, and hospital and medical group practice standard software
  • Familiarity with various operating systems used by hospital and medical group practice data processing techniques and practices
  • Knowledge of a variety of hardware and software environments and of the health care industry required
  • Knowledge of Epic health care applications
  • Epic certification is preferred

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