Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Emergency Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position provides technical and analytical work in reporting and development and configuration of Emergency Medicine information reporting and research resources. The employee develops, designs, configures and supports reporting solutions for the business, research, and/or instructional functions of clients on multiple platforms, including Epic reporting tools, direct SQL, and Excel. Data sources for reporting include the Epic EMR reporting databases and reporting tools (Clarity, Caboodle, Webi, and Reporting Workbench), the legacy EMR (HMED) database, various departmentally held datasets. Solutions often require merging between datasets.
Efforts are collaborative, linking technical knowledge with business, research, and instructional knowledge. Duties include client-needs assessment as well as evaluating appropriateness of available platforms. Employee should be able to work independently with supervision as needed.
It is expected that the employee will undergo further training to learn to design, configure, and manage clinical trial alerts in the Epic EMR system, collaborating with the Director of Research and the Director of Informatics as well as the Epic1 team. The employee will also, in time, undergo training to configure REDCap data capture instruments and build Power BI reports.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops projects of low to moderate size and complexity.
Works with clients to determine needs and specifications for proposed reporting.
Determines appropriate tools and data sources, including the merging of data sources when needed.
Consults with others on the team as necessary to develop the best design possible.
Explores and tests reporting results as appropriate to assure accuracy of the query design.
Works with end-users in an iterative approach to assure the need is met.
Coordinates work with more technical team members when ETL’s or more technical programming resources are needed.
Consults with the Director of Research or the Director of Informatics when assistance is needed with deeper domain knowledge.
Works closely with the Director of Operations on the top-level business needs of the department.
Manages the department’s information services request portal to assure that requests are addressed in a timely manner and that tracking of requests is kept current.
Develops, configures, and maintains the department’s system of clinical trial alerts in the Epic EMR system using the Epic Best Practice Alert framework. Alerts are designed in close coordination with the Director of Research and the Director of Informatics.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Two years of programming experience.
Degree or certification in computer programming from a technical school or college may substitute for the required experience.
Planning and Organizing: Ability to organize and follow moderately complex and/or detailed technical procedures; ability to work independently and performs job with supervision as needed.
Project Management: Ability to manage multiple projects in parallel setting priorities while coordinating with others as needed.
Technical Knowledge: Competent to work within and/or train on all of the platforms noted above. Achieve and maintain Epic certifications in the Clarity and Caboodle data models, the ASAP Epic application, and Best Practice Alert building.
Technical Support: Knowledge of functional features of the various reporting tools in order to advise and support clients.
Consultancy Skills: Ability to consult with clients, technical experts, the Epic1 team, and the departmental Directors of Operations, Research, and Informatics to resolve technical and domain questions and issues.
The hiring range for this position is $56,472 - $73,403 annually.
Standard computer department working environment with standing, walking and lifting less than 50 pounds required.
A moderate amount of work performed at customer site.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G12.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.