Cedars-Sinai Applications Specialist II (Epic Willow and/or Beacon) in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: E10033
Working Title: Applications Specialist II (Epic Willow and/or Beacon)
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0848013 - Rx-Willow & Chemo-Beacon Team
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Information Technology/Telecom
Job Specialty: Clinical Systems
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
Hours: 8 am - 5 pm or as needed
Days: Departmental Schedule
Shift Type: Day
Weekends: As Needed

Job Posting: Come join us and find out why Cedars-Sinai has been ranked as one of the top 100 best places to work in IT as ranked by 2017 Computerworld Magazine. Always at the forefront of technologies, Cedars-Sinai is implementing EPIC as its comprehensive electronic medical record system.

The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes and technologies.

We are currently recruiting for an Epic Willow and/or Beacon Application Specialist.

Summary of essential duties- This position is responsible for serving as an Application Specialist for project implementation and support of Beacon and related clinical systems. The Application Specialist reports to the Lead position, taking direction from and collaborating with the Manager on work priorities and assignments as well as resolution and escalation of issues. The Application Specialist works closely with a variety other EIS teams to conduct high-quality, high-service planning/implementation and support of information systems for department end users. This position applies high-level project management ideology/methodology to develop, manage, and execute project plans. The Application Specialist is expected to have a high degree of technical and functional competency on the assigned information systems, as well as a thorough understanding of hospital/clinical operations in assigned area.

Job specific summary- In this role, the Beacon Application Specialist will serve as a systems resource and consultant in the following activities, including but not limited to: developing user specifications, clinical operations work flows, complex application build/configuration, testing, and implementation; participating with project teams and end-users to develop/recommend design options; providing project team support, end-user training, and application maintenance/problem–resolution. On call support coverage is required.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational requirements and/or preferences (Licensure, Registration, Certification, Experience, Other):

·Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent professional experience

·2-4 years of relevant healthcare information systems experience preferred

·Technical and functional knowledge of assigned information systems required

·Formal project management experience required

·Demonstrated knowledge of basic project management methodologies and system analysis

·Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities

·Excellent interpersonal skills including superior oral and written communication

·Strong analytical and problem solving skills including tolerance for ambiguity

·Strong computer skills including Windows, Exchange/Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Epic Certification in Beacon or Willow required.

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