Jobs in this family are responsible for developing, testing, maintaining, installing, and/or deploying of applications and related information technologies. In addition, they are responsible for the establishment, development, and promotion of standard architectures, as well as hardware and software components. This role provides consulting services regarding how to integrate information technologies into clinical and business processes and the effective application of industry and organizational technology standards. Within the Systems Analyst family, this position is a recognized expert on a specific suite(s) of application(s) used within one or more organizational unit and mentors less-experienced staff, with responsibility for their development. This position has in-depth knowledge of one or more business, clinical or technical area that enhances the IT organization’s understanding of legacy and current processes and applications.
Expected activities include but are not limited to: serving as an authority when responding to inquiries in their area(s) of expertise, • monitoring the applications and information technologies deployed within area(s) of expertise to evaluate their effectiveness, • working with vendors and other IT personnel to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction with the applications and information technologies deployed within their area(s) of expertise, • resolution of problems and issues associated with installed applications and related information technologies, • diagnosis of failures encountered in application software and related technologies, • quality control of all application implementations/enhancements prior to release to customers, • remaining knowledgeable of vendor and technology developments and potential impact on area(s) of expertise, • assisting IT leadership in the mentoring, education, and tutelage of other IS staff, • identifies barriers to project success and communicates effectively about those barriers to the appropriate team members, • serves as the Project Manager for projects of limited duration and complexity. • This job description is a member of: The Systems Analysts Family, Information Services. • This job description is available in the career ladder: Within its Family and equivalent Families of Information Services. Career ladder progression is a decision based on merit, need and management determination.
Position requires at least 10 years of direct experience and a high school diploma or equivalent. A BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred.
Epic Ambulatory certification highly preferred.
May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of education and/or experience stated above.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
Relevant Information Technology certifications preferred.
Epic Certification required - Epic certification is required within 6 months from employment, including 2 test retakes
Internal Number: 51238-43674
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.