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#102940 Population Health & Quality Analyst III

Filing Deadline: Thu 4/9/2020

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/22/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

Population Health Registries and data models are the cornerstone for delivering the right care to the right patient at the right time. Not only do they serve as a cohorting tool, they aggregate payors and outcomes to help better appreciate the value based impact. Registries are an engine that drives healthcare. The interconnected processes and complex rules require expertise to manage. These tools identify patient who will receive interventions clinically from ordering providers including new labs, procedures, medication and follow up.

The rules and accuracy are critical for that to function accurately. In order to serve in this role, the enterprise population health architect needs to understand Epic healthy planet and data architecture, highly accurate groupers, rule based decision support tools, health maintenance, bulk outreach and communication, robust understanding of reporting workbench. The individual must have the ability to vision cross enterprise solutions that can be repurposed into multiple workflows.

This position will involve design, building, testing, and implementation of registries, and data models within the clinical application system. 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 clinicians to prepare detailed specs encompassing clinical processes, information flow, risk and impact analysis. May provide customer service, troubleshooting, and maintenance. As a technical leader in population health, applies advanced professional concepts and extensive industry knowledge to lead and/ or work on medium to large projects of broad scope and complexity. May be recognized expert of an area of focus of business in clinical applications.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • Three (3+) or more years of relevant professional level experience working with clinical application systems, Population Health and/or healthcare analytics.

  • Must obtain EpicCare Healthy Planet Certification within four (4) months of initial hire.

  • Must maintain current certification for primary EMR module(s) as a condition of employment.

  • Experience and proven success in information systems implementation, development and support within a large-scale healthcare organization.


  • EPIC Certification in EpicCare Ambulatory Certification or EpicCare Healthy Planet Certification
  • Demonstrated experience as a major participant in a clinical system implementation.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


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