Under general direction, facilitates end-user meetings, and provides an advance level of operational and application build expertise in completing the more complex assignments to meet customer goals and desired outcomes.
This position is responsible for serving as an Application Specialist for project implementation and support of Epic HIM and related clinical systems. The Application Specialist reports to HIM 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 oncology users. This position applies high-level clinical and revenue cycle knowledge/project management ideology/methodology to develop, manage, and execute project plans. The Application Specialist is expected to have technical knowledge and functional competency on Epic HIM modules, as well as a thorough understanding of hospital/clinical operations.
In this role, the HIM Application Specialist will serve as a systems resource and consultant in the following activities, including but not limited to: developing user specifications, clinical operation workflows, 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.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.