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). Work typically requires an understanding of context and relationships between operations and Epic related systems in addition to understanding the basis for current configurations (i.e., historical decisions) in order to resolve moderately complex problems. Solutions typically involve changes to data, rules, and templates and often have large downstream implications.
Engages end-users in operations to understand business needs (process, data and/or reporting) and the context for the current state. Clarifies and finalizes the scope of the request with the end-user/client. Conducts technology and operations analyses.
Participates in analyzing tickets to identify need for project-based work (e.g., enhancement, system modifications).
Following departmental protocol, independently performs moderately complex configuration to address business needs. Modifies rules which are often characterized by multiple variables, use of new elements or properties, creation of templates based on standards, some custom logic (although still straightforward), etc.
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.
Regularly obtains feedback from super-users and their managers. May provide specialty training to user groups.
Guides less experienced team members in necessary build and testing.
May attend and present at external forums (i.e., Epic XGM Support - Expert Group Meeting).
In order to qualify, you must have:
High School Diploma / GED, Bachelor's preferred
1 year of experience directly involved in Epic application support and/or implementation, 3 years preferred
Epic certification in one of the following module areas preferred:
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.
This role is eligible for a hybrid-remote schedule *LI #CB
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.