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Epic Application Analyst, Seattle, WA


Organization: UW Medicine IT Services
Category: Technical/Professional
Location: Seattle, WA
Date Job Posted: September 14, 2020
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Epic Application Analyst - Candidate Bank

Req #: 178997
Department: UW MEDICINE IT SERVICES
Appointing Department Web Address: http://uwmits_hires.uwmedicine.org/
Job Location: Downtown Seattle, Harborview Medical Center, Health Sciences Center, Northgate, Other Location, Sand Point, Seattle Campus, South Lake Union, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: Primary work location is at the Ninth and Jefferson Building (NJB) on the corner of 9th and Jefferson in downtown Seattle
Posting Date: 04/27/2020
Closing Info: Open Continuous
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Shift: First Shift

This is a candidate bank for future Epic Application Analyst roles (all levels) with UW Medicine’s IT Services department.

We'd love to see candidates with experience in technical build, testing, and troubleshooting with any of the Epic modules!

What are the perks?

  • Medical insurance at reasonable rates with TEN plans to choose from!
  • Dental Insurance at no cost to you OR your dependents…AND we have three plans for you to choose from!
  • 10 paid holidays annually!
  • 1 personal holiday every year!
  • Generous amounts of vacation and sick leave that you can feel good about taking (more than 5 work weeks in your first year)!
  • TWO Retirement plans to choose from – one even matches 100% of your contributions with immediate vesting!
  • Voluntary Investment program to save more towards your retirement!
  • Deferred Compensation program to save even MORE towards your retirement!
  • Flexible Spending Account!
  • Dependent Care Assistance program!
  • On-site childcare centers and other caregiving resources!
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance!
  • Long Term Disability insurance!
  • Transportation Services Program that includes U-PASS options and other parking services!
  • Tuition Exemption program at the UW and other higher education institutions across the state)!
  • Housing resources and home buying options!
  • Engagement and Wellness programs!
  • Auto, home, renter, and boat group insurance!
  • Valuable membership and merchandise discounts!
  • Federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

For all of the specific details on these benefits, eligibility and more, please click here.

The primary focus of the Epic Applications Analyst ('Analyst') is to closely collaborate with other Applications Team members and internal UW Medicine customers to provide a cross-functional, knowledgeable, single point of technical leadership for application tools and workflows. Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyze customer business and technical requirements and issues, recommending solutions
  • Design, build, test and implement enhancements to meet functional requirements
  • Provide production support and ongoing system troubleshooting, maintenance, monitoring, and training
  • Manage projects, processes and documentation to support customer needs

The Analyst is both a subject matter expert and technical systems expert who possesses an array of cross-functional systems knowledge and support skills for applications used by multiple UW Medicine customer groups. The Analyst's responsibilities span the entire lifecycle of UW Medicine clinical and business systems activities.

The application environment within UW Medicine includes multiple clinical, business systems and departmental systems, interfaces, and clinical data repositories. An understanding of the applications and their integration with our EHR systems is integral to the Analyst's success.

What you’ll bring to the table: (minimum requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education/experience.

2+ years experience must include the following:

  • 2+ years recent healthcare or IT experience.
  • Exposure to EHR systems application maintenance/support.
  • Working knowledge of desktop computers and Office applications.
  • Exposure to formal project management methods.
  • Familiarity with defining customer requirements and translating them into design specifications.

Ideally, you’ll also have: (desired skills and experience)

  • Demonstrated ability to work with and facilitate multidisciplinary clinician groups as part of a clinical information system support.
  • Epic certification(s).

What are some of the other tidbits that you might want to know?

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • This advertised job posting may not include the complete official job description for the role.
  • Appointment of the successful candidate to this position will be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of criminal background checks.
  • The application process for UW Medicine positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process (i.e. Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others). Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin applying for a position, all assessments must be completed at that time. Please note that your application shows up in our system as ready to review regardless of whether or not all assessments have been completed. If the assigned Recruiter happens to review applications prior to all of your assessments being completed, there is a chance you could be 'Not Selected' due to an incomplete application. For this reason, we strongly encourage all applicants to ensure there is plenty of time to complete all of the assessments prior to clicking on “Apply to this position”.

Who are we and what do we do?

UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, to provide outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and to prepare tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UW Medicine’s Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center-Montlake Campus (UWMC-Montlake), UW Medical Center-Northwest Campus (UWMC-NW), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Children’s University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research and Seattle Children’s). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of new services and applications that are used to support and further the UW Medicine mission.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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