UC San Diego Health is seeking a Community Connect Healthy Planet Application Analyst to provide application strategy, design, analysis, system build, and general support on the population health Information Services (IS) team. The Application Analyst is responsible for the development and implementation of Population Health applications and workflows for UC San Diego's Community Connect affiliates.
Population Health & Quality:The IS Population Health & Analytics Team actively supports clinical and operations efforts around population health and quality improvement. Efforts to improve quality and population health advance the Quadruple Aim – the improvement of patient outcomes, patient experience, provider experience, and reduction of cost of care. Population health programs aim to directly and simultaneously achieve all four outcomes or develop the requisite infrastructure for population health programs. Quality is one approach within the domain of population health that can achieve the Quadruple Aim if precisely implemented. Application Analysts work closely with clinicians, Epic Clinical & Business Application Teams, and administrators to translate business needs into functional workflows and timely reports to directly affect improvement efforts of health system operations and workflows.
Technical: Mastery of the Epic Ambulatory application is required with Healthy Planet, Tapestry, MyChart, and Epic Link as highly preferred experience. Extensive experience in all phases of clinical and business application implementation are required including discovery, validation, workflow and process design, application build, application testing, integrated testing, end-user training, go-live, optimization, maintenance, and upgrade. Familiarty with EHR data models and reporting tools such as Tableau, Structured Query Language (SQL), Crystal Reports, Epic's Radar and Reporting Workbench, Business Objects, and the like are also strongly preferred.Epic application certifications and proficiencies are strongly preferred and required within 4 months.
Affiliate Work:In addition to working with UC San Diego Health departments, the Healthy Planet Application Analyst will work with UCSD Health affiliates throughout the Southern California region. These affiliates vary in size, scope of practice, specialty, EHR, and workflow and requires Application Analysts to travel to their practice and implement processes suitable for their unique practice.
Product Management:The Healthy Planet Application Analyst will function as the technical product manager responsible for developing and maintaining core population health and quality products such as registries, groupers, risk scores, dashboards, reports, health maintenance, best practice advisories, and Slicer Dicer for UC San Diego Community Connect affiliates. Product roadmaps should be developed in conjunction with senior leadership, operational stakeholders, and vendor advisors to ensure these products can meet business and clinical requirements including scaling across multiple dimensions.
Specific duties include but are not limited to facilitating strategic planning sessions, conducting product related research, developing product requirements and specifications, producing development approaches and timelines, coordinating the integration of products into the larger enterprise product portfolio, assessing third party products/vendor solutions, communication plans, training plans, writing recommendations to senior leadership, and creating maintenance/upgrade plans.
Project Management:The Healthy Planet Application Analyst will receive priorities from their manager but will be responsible for managing their assigned projects. Specific duties include but are not limited to developing and maintaining project plans, directing work to other informatics, creating status reports, facilitating decisions, identifying and mitigating risks, collecting and interpreting data from various sources, presenting measure and program results to clinical and operations executives, and managing evolving technical requirements.
Training:The Healthy Planet Application Analyst will support the Principal Trainer and/or Instructional Design in the design, content, and delivery of training materials to UCSD Health and affiliate users. Experience with training users across a range of practice sizes, scope of practice, specialty, EHR, and workflows is preferred.
Clinical Application Professional:Involves design, building, testing, and implementation of clinical application systems. Provides support to clinical users through knowledge of clinical processes, documentation needs, workflows, and clinical practice standards, when adapting software to meet their needs. Works with
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.