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Senior Application Analyst Epic - IS Clinical

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Rush University Medical Center
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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Job Title:

Senior Application Analyst Epic – IS Clinical


IS Clinical Systems




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)



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Job Description:

Senior Application Analyst Epic

Position Highlights:

+ The Epic Senior Analyst of Patient Access Modules provides hands-on expertise to deploy solutions for the Rush enterprise.

+ The IS Senior Analyst works as a member of the Clinical Information Systems team that will support Epic’s specialty applications such as Eligibility, Grand Central, Prelude, Cadence, and Referrals, as well as other applications requested by Rush.

+ Under minimal supervision, analyzes problems in terms of Rush workflows/policies/procedures, Epic functionality, end-user knowledge, and training requirements. He/she is a recognized expert for his/her application(s) and applies knowledge of Epic functionality to address Rush issues.

+ Participates in end-user design and validation meetings and supports roll-out of new implementations by participation in end-user acceptance testing, design of training modules, integrated testing and command center support.

+ Supports live applications and sites by sharing on-call support, monitoring Help Desk tickets and designing enhancement and optimization solutions.

Position Responsibilities:

+ Performs analysis, design, development and maintenance of Epic’s specialty applications such as Grand Central and Cadence as well as other hospital-related applications

+ Configures vendor applications and products

+ Maintains system documentation and develops system specifications and procedures

+ Defines and documents user requirements

+ Learns and understands user department practices and procedures

+ Applies project planning and project management methodologies

+ Coordinates and leads short duration projects; monitoring project process, progress and results

+ Develops test plans, prepares test data and performs system testing

+ Provides on-site user support during implementations

+ Takes on-call for system application support at scheduled times

+ Audits data entered by end users

+ Troubleshoots and tracks issues and problems

+ Applies systems development methodology to solve problems

+ Handles multiple assignments simultaneously

+ Follows Change Management processes

+ Collaborates with colleagues

+ Upgrades professional knowledge

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


+ Minimum 4 years of related experience

+ Experience with one of the following Epic modules highly desirable: Grand Central, Cadence certification optional

+ Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, information systems or health care related field

+ Experience working in a hospital or other health care organization desirable


+ Experience implementing industry best practices to drive optimized operations

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills with technical and clinical audiences

+ Excellent analytical skills

+ Exceptional organizational skills to facilitate work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment


+ Able to articulate customer business problems

+ Strong technical command of common office tools (e.g. Microsoft Office suite, departmental applications)

Company Highlights:

+ Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

+ Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

+ For demonstrating leadership in the use of information technology, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital have been listed among the most wired hospitals in the nation by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

+ RUMC is a member of the Illinois Hires Heroes Consortium (IHHC). Recognized as a “Veteran Friendly” employer.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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