Kaiser Permanente San Diego, CA, USA
Sep 21, 2019
Description: In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for leading complex system configuration build, testing, validation, and ongoing production support of assigned applications. This position will possess clinical or IT systems knowledge and experience to develop and support safe and high quality care using the electronic health record. This position will perform in depth and precise investigation and documentation of future- state operational specifications and application functionality. Performing analysis of application capabilities, workflows, data collection, report details, and other clinical and/or technical issues associated with Epic software. This position is responsible for developing and documenting the internal procedures that will be used in conjunction with Epic applications.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include analyzing clinical and business operations and investigating user preferences; prioritizing & implementing requested system changes & updates; serving as a liaison between end users, third parties, and Epic implementation staff. This position develops and documents internal procedures, collects information and prepares specifications of system enhancements, analyzes functionality in new releases and tests each new release. Essential Responsibilities: Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others. Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback. Collaborates with technical and project team leaders to resolve system problems and application-specific issues. Communicates with product users and suppliers to share information, identify opportunities, resolve problems, prioritize customer requirements, and maintain continuous improvement through customer feedback. Escalates unresolved or critical issues, risks or problems to system engineers and management. Meets timelines and provides cross-functional resources to drive the delivery of appropriate, sustainable, and prompt solutions. Plans and performs complex system configuration. Manages the stability, availability, and performance of enterprise systems and systems in one or more additional IT domains (e.g., systems, applications, network, databases, storage, security) by performing complex systems analysis to identify problems, trends, and opportunities for improvement. Plans the maintenance, modification, and documentation of applications. Monitors the service of first and second level support for enterprise systems and systems in one or more additional IT domains by diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving complex incidents to minimize system issues. Creates complex documentation of new and existing system configuration and procedural information, and supports others in ensuring system configurations documentation is complete and accurate. Provides complex application-oriented administration and technical support for production and non-production environments. Leads hardware and software changes into environments and one or more additional IT production environments by performing impact analyses of system changes. Develops guidelines to prevent and/or resolve recurring problems. Recommends and executes complex performance tuning and optimization activities. Evaluates new complex application packages and identifies anticipated systems requirements for planning purposes. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum four (4) years experience working with EPIC or comparable health system softwareORMinimum four (4) years scripting or programming experience. Minimum two (2) years in a leadership role working with IT or operational teams. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Social Science, Education, Business, Health Care or related field and Minimum eight (8) years working in IT or operations. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. Preferred Qualifications: Four (4) years experience in EPIC administration and configuration. Four (4) years experience in the administration and custom configuration of large of-the-shelf applications or software packages. Four (4) years experience in enterprise UNIX/Linux administration. Five (5) years system administration experience. EPIC certification OR completion of an accredited EPIC Proficiency training program. Notes: - This is a temporary position for approximately six (6) months. Primary Location: California,San Diego,El Camino Real Administration Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 4:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Specialty: Systems Administration Department: SSD - Medical Informatics Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.