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Epic Ambulatory Certified Appl Analyst

Req #:  221081
Facility:  Advocate Physician Partners
Department:  Information Systems
City:  Rolling Meadows
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Health Care, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

Analyzes data, information requirements and flow patterns to define, design, develops programs and processes to meet the requirements of clinical and business needs to the Epic platform as well as determining the need for new product implementation. Works closely with technical and Application staff as well as client base to insure successful implementation of procedures, business applications, and/or programs, client training, and follow~up. This role will focus on Ambulatory development and Ambulatory certification is strongly recommended.


  • Identify, map, measure, analyze and improve routine to moderately complex clinical and business processes, problems and information requirements for assigned Epic application(s). Perform current and future workflow analysis and map out critical business processes using business process reengineering techniques, industry standards and best practices.
  • Prepare documentation for business requirements by using case diagrams, data flow diagrams, data models, and object models to present, discuss and analyze various dimensions. Evaluate whether a proposed solution meets the business and clinical needs.
  • Translate user requirements into functional and technical design specifications and reviews with the user to insure accuracy. Prioritize requirements based on business needs and discuss the technological impact of business requirements.
  • Perform applicable system(s) configuration that meets business requirements.
  • Develop test plans, test cases, and test scripts to validate performance of all functions. Conduct effective unit, integration, system and end~user acceptance testing through execution of the tests


Position Requirements:

  • Education Required:  Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent knowledge) in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience Required:  Typically requires 3 years of experience in an IT or clinical environment with business process mapping, analysis, defining business and user requirements, acceptance testing and documentation experiences.
  • Epic Ambulatory Certification 
  • Team members will obtain within 6 months and maintain annual educational requirements for EPIC certification(s) as required by department.
  • Experience in using applications, operating systems and databases to include the basic hardware, platform, connectivity, and interface design.
  • Experience in Epic and other Healthcare applications.
  • Project management experience with ability to use project management software.
  • Ability to work with a minimal amount of supervision, to balance multiple tasks, be detail oriented, set priorities and accomplish assignments in a timely manner utilizing excellent customer service skills.
  • Organizational and analytical skills. Strong problem and issue resolution skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work closely with health care application users, vendors, and technical professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate user requirements into system specifications. Understanding of change management practices and procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of technical components and how they relate to applications.
  • Must have ability to perform a considerable amount of work related travel (approximately 30 percent of time) and therefore may be exposed to road and weather hazards.
  • Exposed to normal office environment.
  • Must operate all equipment necessary to perform the duties of the job.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. occasionally.
  • Sits the majority of the workday also lifts, reaches, and bends throughout.
  • This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.