MD Anderson Cancer Center EHR Application Analyst -EHR Analytics & Reporting (Epic) in Houston, Texas

EHR Application Analyst -EHR Analytics & Reporting (Epic)

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

Information Technology at

Information Services 710247

Requisition #: 116845

The EHR Application Analyst performs and participates in the development, review and finalization of reporting andanalytics 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 outof 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


1.Setting standards for naming and numbering conventions and security classifications.

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


Required: Bachelor's degree.



Two years of domain, workflow analysis, design, programming, project management, EHR application related experience or Epic software experience. May substitute required education with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis.

Preferred Experience:

High proficiency SQL as well as in the use of business intelligence tools such as SAP Universe, Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports. Expertise on the Clarity data model and a good working knowledge of how the application(s) collect and store data. Ability to effectively analyze reporting needs with the report consumers and determine the best fit analytics solution for the consumer based on business need.


Required: None


Preferred Data Model 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