Sr Systems Analyst - Epic Beaker (REMOTE)

Irwindale, California
September 27 2021
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary
Epic Beaker CP and/or Epic Beaker AP certified specialist experienced in working with Clinical Lab/Pathology operations teams and end users within organization and other outside parties as necessary to trouble shoot build issues, operational issues and other technical issues. This person is responsible to configure, test and deploy the Epic software according to decisions made by operational and technical SMEs. Participate in initiatives by gathering and analyzing information, preparing structured documentation, and presentations of findings and general troubleshooting as necessary. Complete assigned team tasks as documented in the work plan. Report status of task completion to assigned Team Lead. Provide timely alerts about endangered milestones and deliverable. Looking for people with Strong experience in Epic Beaker CP and/or AP build and configuration. Also, expertise in some of the following areas such as Epic Beaker/Lab charges, Masterfile exports/imports, Chronicle searches, Reports and Dashboards. Expertise in instrumentations and Data Innovation build and mapping and ability to troubleshoot issues related. Knowledge on working on HL7 messages and reference lab interfaces is a plus.

This is a Fully Remote Opportunity. You may sit anywhere within the 48 States. Must be able to work Pacific Hours

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Analyzes, develops, configures, tests and implements Epic Electronic Health Record (EHR) software and related analytics on time with minimal supervision.
  • Performs system configuration functions using on-line architectural tools with minimal supervision.
  • Prepares detailed program specifications and flowcharts and coordinates the system's installation with the user department.
  • Provides status reports to management when required.
  • Attends meetings as required and participates on committees as directed.
  • Prepares charts and diagrams to assist in problem analysis and submits recommendations for solutions.
  • Acts as user liaison between clinical or business departments and Information Systems; providing domain expertise and experience for multiple interacting healthcare departments.
  • Works closely with operational stakeholders to properly engineer workflow.
  • Leads others to adhere to established industry best practices, standards, and quality.
  • Ability to create SQL to run reports in system
  • Maintains a positive image when dealing with department personnel and other City of Hope employees. Maintains a positive image when dealing with department personnel and other City of Hope employees.

  • Understands strategies, determines business needs, and participates in planning and implementing Epic.
  • Works effectively in a high-paced environment.
  • Applies knowledge of workflows to implement a system that meets business needs.
  • Provides excellent service to both internal and external customers.
  • Identifies problem situations and consider all perspectives in terms of scope and consequences.
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively facilitate interdisciplinary teams as assigned.
  • Works independently, handle significant responsibility, and prioritize multiple assignments.
  • Attends to detail required.

  • Demonstrates flexibility, creativity, curiosity, and assertiveness.
  • Demonstrates ability to stay organized.
  • Demonstrates creativity, integrity, and initiative.
  • Communicates effectively with others using a variety of modes and in a complex and varied work environment.
  • Promotes the effectiveness of the team as both team leader and team member.
  • Helps the organization fulfill its mission and achieve its strategic objective by using critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience may substitute for minimum education requirement
  • Required Certification/Licensure:
  • 5+ years healthcare experience in an Epic Systems Analyst role
  • Certification in Epic Beaker CP and/or Epic AP or equivalent for consideration
  • For internal COH candidates, Epic certification shall be obtained within 9 months of transferring into the Epic project.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Bachelor Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Other Epic related module certifications are plus to have
  • 5+ years of healthcare Information Technology experience
  • Healthcare experience in other acute care settings preferred as well. Previous experience in the design, planning and implementation of EMR or Laboratory information systems preferred.

Additional Information:
  • We currently have 2 openings for this role.
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment. To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


  • Posting Date: Sep 27, 2021
  • Job Field: Information Technology
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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