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UC San Diego Health is seeking a Healthy Planet Application Analyst III responsible for developing and implementing a and maintaining Epic and non-Epic applications for UCSD and its affiliated organizations via Community Connect including Healthy Planet (Epic), Link (Epic), and Digital Health mobile applications, interfaces, and devices. The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III will primarily support the Epic Healthy Planet Applications, but should have working experience with Epic Ambulatory, Reporting Workbench, Radar Dashboards, and HEDIS quality measures. The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III reports to the Manager of Value Based Care Applications in the Information Services department and closely collaborates with operations management on a daily basis.
UC San Diego Health's Value Based Care programs aim to advance the Quintuple Aim- the simultaneous improvement of patient outcomes, patient experience, health equity, provider experience, and reduction of cost of care. Insightful and timely analytics directly drives clinical and operational population health efforts to achieve all five outcomes in a program scalable in the community across county lines. Familiarity with health plan delegated risk, full risk, ACO contracts, clinically integrated affiliate networks, and statistical and financial analysis is strongly preferred.
The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III is responsible for the development of Epic-based workflows in Healthy Planet and Ambulatory Epic applications as well as non-Epic integrated applications, and any up/downstream applications. Strong candidates are experienced in all phases of application implementation including discovery, validation, workflow, and process design. Candidates are required to have experience with application build, application testing, integrated testing, end-user training, go-live, optimization, maintenance, and upgrade/update. Familiarity with EHR data models and reporting tools like Epic's Radar and Reporting Workbench, and quality measures are also strongly preferred. Epic application certification(s) are strongly preferred and required within 4 months of your start date.
Seven (7) years of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area, plus three (3) years of relevant experience in healthcare analytics, healthcare quality payment programs, population health analytics, and/or healthcare data; or equivalent combination of experience/education/training.
Proven ability to provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives affecting clinical care processes.
Demonstrated ability in workflow and data analysis and design techniques, including needs assessment, specification development, quantitative methods, planning and gap analysis.
Ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects; in-depth knowledge of organizational and project planning processes and ability to produce andmaintain high quality planning documents.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills.
Good negotiation and influencing skills.
Familiarity in developing Epic Healthy Planet related applications for Care Managers, clinically integrated networks (CINs), Population Health Management, HEDIS/NCQA Based quality measures, and Accountable Care organizations (ACO).
Certification or familiarity with modules of Healthy Planet (Epic) and EpicCare Ambulatory (Epic).
Familiarity with deploying Population Health Management systems across Epic and non-Epic sites.
Familiarity with Agile development, Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Product Development Life Cycles (PDLC), and waterfall implementation methodologies.
At least one current Epic application certification (preferably EpicCare Ambulatory or Healthy Planet).
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.