Job Summary Boston Children's Hospital's EHR system will be consolidated from two systems (Cerner and Epic) into a single one by Epic. Using Epic's EHR software, the hospital will embrace an enhanced model of care centered on readily available health information. This 18-month implementation of a new, unified EHR platform is an enterprise initiative for the hospital that will further strengthen the care we provide to patients and families.
This IT Epic Analyst II will be responsible for:
Serves as a team resource with a deepening knowledge of assigned operations, the related Epic application and relationships with other Epic products. Begins to specialize in a particular area of a broad process (e.g., an area of the revenue cycle, inpatient, ambulatory).
Participates in analyzing tickets to identify need for project-based work (e.g., enhancement, system modifications).
Coordinates the implementation of solutions impacting the supported application, the external vendor, end users, and supporting technical teams. Researches and analyzes the functionality of vendor and internally developed applications as it relates to the supported application.
Participates in upgrades by reviewing release notes that impact the supported Epic application. Outlines the necessary build and/or testing for review by senior team member or manager. Communicates upgrade milestones to project team and customers and manages to these. Creates, maintains and updates relevant test scripts. Performs intermediate system maintenance (e.g., working with sending systems to address interface errors, annual loading and updates for industry based edits).
Engages in ongoing communication with super-users and their managers related to supported application and operational processes. Employs strong communication skills to explain moderately complex issues and influence others in reaching and implementing effective solutions.
In order to qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
5+ years' experience in project analysis, applications development and programming using complete SDLC.
In-depth knowledge of best practices, tools, and platforms around developing and delivering business intelligence and analytics products.
Experience with transactional databases as well as data warehouses and data marts.
Clear understanding of database concepts.
Excellent experience in SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL, and any programming language to do database operations such as Python and Java.
Collaboration skills needed for code reviews, brainstorming, and architecture discussions.
Effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary development teams.
Willingness to learn modern technologies per enterprise business intelligence needs.
Preferred Technology Skills:
Experience or knowledge about Epic Cogito and Cache.
Experience or knowledge about BI tools such as Tableau, BIRT, SAS, PowerBI, Brio, Actuate etc.
Experience in SQL Server, Oracle, Snowflake, and other databases, and data warehouse technologies.
ETL experience using a wide range of tools i.e., SSIS.
Relational database technologies such as MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server, and Oracle.
Crystal Reports and SAP Business Objects.
Knowledge in data integration architecture patterns.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.