MD Anderson Cancer Center Associate EHR Application Analyst - EHR Analytics & Reporting in Houston, Texas

Associate EHR Application Analyst - EHR Analytics & Reporting

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Information Technology at

Information Services 710247

Requisition #: 116847

The Associate EHR Application Analyst is responsible for achieving in-depth knowledge of reporting and analytics based off of the electronic health record application. The Associate EHR Application Analyst will participate in the development, review and finalization of reporting and analytics needs required for business and clinical operations. Report and Analytics Development activities include feasibility, analysis, design, metadata development, report writing, testing, documentation, and implementation. In addition, he/she will provide support and maintenance of existing Epic Reporting and Analytics out of Epic Clarity and Caboodle.


Implementation/ Optimization:

  1. Accountable for install decisions related to assigned application

  2. Accountable for pre-live risk mitigation planning

  3. Analysis of EPIC model content and negotiation of any user requested modifications

  4. Populating databases for which they may or may not be the owner during the initial system build, with assistance from Epic staff

  5. Understanding choices in application specifications and sharing that information with other analysts on the team

  6. Investigating the preferred choices of the users

  7. Analyzing data conversion needs

  8. Preparing details of specifications as needed

  9. Supporting trainers during user training

  10. Input to project plan throughout the course of the implementation to insure major milestones are met and appropriate project tracking is accurate

  11. Timely input of weekly time tracking and project tracking data

  12. Responding to Epic’s technical questions as needed

  13. Having an indepth understanding of both the clinical and business workflows to achieve strategic outcomes for the implementation

  14. May or may not be responsible for leading other analysts within the team

Support/ Content Management:

  1. Modification of EPIC content as prescribed by project team

  2. Working with users on the sharing of data, category lists, etc

  3. Create and document policies and procedures

  4. Troubleshooting problems or questions from users

  5. Prioritizing and implementing changes requested for the system

  6. Coordinating software updates and changes with users

  7. Thoroughly reviewing and testing each new release and communicating needed changes to Epic before users are permitted to access the new release

  8. Collecting information regarding potential system enhancement needs

  9. Maintaining rules for how each new version is released

  10. Analyzing new functionality in new releases to determine whether or how it should be used

*In order to be adequately prepared and trained to build,test and optimize the Epic system, MDA requires that Epic certification beobtained within 120 days of completion of the assigned, required trainingclasses. Required certifications must be maintained as assigned.*


Required: None.

Preferred Experience:

Interest or exposure to SAP Universe, Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports

Exposure to SQL


Bachelor's degree.


May substitute required education with years of related experience on a one to one basis.

Certification / Licensure

Required: None

Preferred interest in the following certifications:

  1. Cadence

  2. Ambulatory

  3. Inpatient

  4. HIM

  5. HB (Hospital Billing) / PB (Professional Billing)

  6. Radiant

  7. Beacon

  8. Radiant

  9. Willow

Onsite Presence:

Is Required