This job posting isn't available in all website languages

(While navigating through the site, please be sure to disable your pop-up blocker.)

Information Technology
128862 Requisition #
Share this Job
Sign Up for Job Alerts

The EHR Lab team within EHR Clinical Ancillaries is looking for new team members ready to join our MISSION to make cancer history.  Bring your unique talents, passion, and energy to our high performing team focused on empowering our clinicians with the most advanced laboratory and genomic data to drive the diagnosis and treatment for our patients.  We are adding members to our team that support critical laboratory systems that play key roles within our EMR landscape.


Team members will be challenged with working through complex implementation and support activities within our Epic EHR.

Analysts will join a team where collaboration and teamwork with internal and external partners are key drivers in providing solutions.  You can expect a high level of autonomy and opportunity to learn through positive and challenging experiences.  The ability to gain and foster trust within the team and our various customers will create an environment focused on clear and transparent interactions.  

Senior EHR Application Analyst

Senior EHR Application Analyst will have the opportunity to partner, lead, and serve as a mentor with world class IT team members providing high levels of support and service to our customers.  Ideal candidates will bring an energy and passion for learning as you take the next step in evolution of your career within the EHR Lab team.

 ***Ideal candidates will have healthcare clinical applications experience***

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


- Application support and maintenance for Epic Beaker AP software application.

- Provides application development and support for software applications related to Anatomic Pathology.

- Identifies and resolves application issues effectively and in a timely manner.

- Proactively assesses system functioning and is able to recognize impending problems and correct them before work processes are disrupted. 

- Implements software upgrades as available and necessary. 

- Analyzes application needs in the laboratory and configures current applications or develops new applications to support them.  Incorporates feedback from the appropriate departmental personnel as applications are configured or developed.

- Seeks input from other MDACC technical resources and/or vendor input to resolve application issues when appropriate.

- Develops expertise in the applications used in the supported departments.  Becomes knowledgeable regarding the departmental work processes and the overall IS environment in the department.  Uses this knowledge to ensure that systems operation contributes to optimization of work processes and patient care.

- Creates and maintains thorough electronic documentation regarding software applications and technical environment.

- Develops and enforces system standards to comply with governmental regulations and institutional Policies and Procedures.

- Recognizes the nature of system issues that arise and notifies the appropriate IS organization as needed.  Facilitates priority response from the various IS organizations to resolve issues that result in downtime for end- users who are involved in direct patient care or other mission-critical activities.

- Coordinates and participates in the development of plans for contingency, back out, and recovery, as well as conversions/cut-overs.  

- Provides end user application support during the hours of operation

- Responds to support calls in a timely manner, providing priority response to support calls from users who are involved in direct patient care or other mission-critical activities.

- Supports end-users by answering their questions, assisting them in using the applications appropriately, and troubleshooting application issues that they report.

- Learns and understands laboratory business needs. 

- Uses knowledge of the applications to leverage its functionality to support customer needs.

- Participation and leadership in systems implementation. 

- Leverages knowledge of current application environment in all project activities.

- Provides input into or may lead the development of milestones, deliverables, project plans and timelines to assure that application specific tasks/aspects are addressed.

- Participates in the design and configuration or development of custom input forms, screens, tables, databases, system outputs, and interfaces that meet the business needs of the customer.

- Develops and maintains the technical skills necessary for application configuration and application administration activities.  Assists team members in developing configuration skills, as needed.

- Participates in identification, troubleshooting, and resolution of application and/or implementation issues.  Insures follow-through on reported problems to final resolution.

- Participates in the preparation and execution of test plans and test scripts, including reiterations as necessary.  Insures that results are documented and feedback is provided to responsible parties.  Insures that the application is adequately tested and all high priority issues are resolved or worked around in a satisfactory manner.

- Defines and documents application technical requirements.

- Provides onsite “go-live” support.

- Other duties as assigned

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree.


Certification Required:


Preferred Certification: 

Epic Beaker AP

Experience Required:

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

Preferred Experience:

Epic Beaker AP 

·Understanding of the business operations of Anatomic Pathology Laboratories.

•Experience in an academic healthcare setting.
•Experience at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
•Experience with advanced productivity software (i.e. Access, Visual Basic).

Onsite Presence: Is Required

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 129017

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 127654

United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr)

📁 Information Technology

Requisition #: 127743