This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Business Systems Analyst 1865 (Epic BA) in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SUMMARY:  A large Houston healthcare organization is seeking an experienced Business Analyst with specific understanding of Epic to join their team for a 7 month project with a strong option to be extended.


Able to independently gather and document testing script and tracker refinements. Provide expertise in complex system integration testing, quality review and issue resolution activities. 
- Assists in identifying the refinements to epic application scripting from Epic source system with target systems and actively determines trackable solutions. 
- Analyzes, gathers, and documents requirements for Epic application testing between applications and with target systems. 
- Converts requirements into comprehensive detailed design specifications (integration, databases, data flows, transformations, interfaces, reports, etc.) for solutions. 
- Documents processes and templates using appropriate standardized documentation. 
- Planning, development, and execution of testing efforts. 
- Identifies, recommends and incorporates quality assurance and risk mitigation activities into testing processes and documentation. 
- Has a fundamental understanding of Epic core applications and an analytical mind. 

Provides business analysis leadership for testing initiatives. 
- Serves as a primary testing resource to conduct testing of the epic application modules with the system analysts, the Interface team and 3rd party systems. 
- Attends and contributes at regular meetings with project teams and interface staff. 
- Reviews, updates integration scripts to support test patient preparation activities in advance of testing cycles. 
- Seeks input from other resources and/or vendor input to resolve application issues when appropriate. 
- Follows standards for testing documentation and tracking. 
- Participates in the development/refinement of testing plans between testing cycles. 
- Supports Testing Coordinator with QA and tracking during testing cycles. 

Performs and/or assists in activities related to the assessment, implementation, and support of testing related data integration activities. - Performs process analysis, including feasibility studies, functional requirements analysis and review, detail design reviews, and process workflows. 
- Performs comprehensive testing activities including creating test plans, strategies and both developing and executing test scripts. 
- Assists in development of strategies, policies, procedures and standards. 
- Coordination and adherence to functional and technical development, configuration of process standards . 
- Assists with issue resolution and risk mitigation. 
- Communicates problems / issues that may arise in determining solution feasibility and alternatives to the project manager or manager. 
- Maintains effective relationships with customers, vendors, project team members and management.
- May review and test training materials in conjunction with the training coordinator and analysts. 
- Provides positive feedback to team members when they make a positive contribution. 


Bachelor's degree. 


Three years experience with Epic software, business, testing and systems analysis. May substitute require education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis. 

Experience in Epic application usage, especially Prelude/Grand Central, Cadence, Ambulatory, Inpatient and Orders. 
Training background useful. 
Three years of equivalent scope and role in healthcare applications (hospitals) 
Experience working in and a well-rounded knowledge of the electronic medical record IT environment. 
Experience with application testing (preparation, execution), team coordination