Data Programmer/Analyst

Position: Data Programmer/Analyst

Job ID: 155998

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Data Programmer/Analyst (Internal title Laboratory Systems Analyst III) -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage all phases of a system implementation or upgrade projects as well as production services. Members also participate in reviewing and recommending improvements to system use for operations or process control. Analysts are also involved in assessment and modification of systems configuration, testing, debugging, and documenting changes to applications. Additional responsibilities include consultation with customers, workflow assessment relative to system use, administration, documentation, and quality assurance related to application deployment and use.



Highly desire experience in the following disciplines:


  • SQL
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Epic Clarity database


  • Nice to have eperience with Mumps, as a plus


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Provide consultation and direction to end users (EU) and departmental leadership on workflow design and revision, process improvement, quality and safety that can be realized with appropriate implementation of LIS functionality
  • Assist Epic staff with application configuration, Epic-LIS interface design, and maintenance and laboratory orders and results reporting within the institutional electronic health record (EHR)
  • Oversee work of LIS Analyst(s) assigned to assist with project execution, technical tasks, etc.
  • Provide technical guidance in the development of training programs and materials for new end users and LIS Analysts
  • Manage client and server software installation and configuration for initial system install and subsequent upgrades
  • Assist LIS Liaisons within and across campuses and or provide the expertise and time needed to implement new tests and services in the LISs
  • Use report writing tools and, where necessary, SQL or other programming languages to extract and format data from LISs needed for quality, operational and other purposes within Pathology
  • Assist with development of recurring reports and provide appropriate change management and documentation of modifications to recurring reports used for clinical and non-clinical purposes


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer information systems, nursing, biology, medical laboratory technology, or other healthcare or general studies field required
  • 7 years’ experience in information systems management required

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