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#101537 Phoenix Transplant Report Writer/EpicLink Analyst

Initial Review Date: Fri 10/25/2019

This position will remain open until filled.

Candidates hired into this position will be able to work remotely up to 3 days a week.

UCSD Layoff from Career appointment: Apply by 09/16/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection applicants: Apply by 09/25/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Phoenix Transplant Report Writer/EpicLink Analyst will actively contribute to an innovative team dedicated to EPIC reporting for the enterprise. The incumbent will be an integral part in the development of the Enterprise Data Warehouse and all reporting needs for the organ transplant including but not limited to the outpatient and inpatient setting both financial and clinical. The incumbent will gain an in-depth knowledge of the Epic EMR software, as well as health systems operations and workflow and will work closely with the EPIC Application Team, administrators and clinicians to translate business needs into functional, accurate and timely reports.

This position is responsible for the integrity of the procedure suite data including validation of the data in the Enterprise Clarity Data Warehouse. Reports will include development of standard reports, complex ad hoc analysis, extractions of data for public reporting, dashboards, business intelligence and other reporting as needed. Mastery of the Clarity Data Model and several reporting tools such as Crystal standard query language (SQL), Crystal Reports, Reporting Workbench, Business Objects, MS Excel and others as identified will be essential. This position will also participate in knowledge of data that flows into the Enterprise Clarity Data Warehouse to best serve our customers' reporting needs. The role includes system development, report specification/development, ad hoc analysis and system maintenance/support. The Transplant report writer will focus on all reporting needs for transplant.

The incumbent will also be responsible to build, maintain and optimize Epic EMR system for the EpicLink application. EpicCare Link is a web-based portal system that allows our organization to extend patient information to external facilities and improve the continuity of care in your community (e.g. community clinics, external physicians and research coordinators, and insurance companies). The analyst manages agreements, provisions users, builds and updates data sets and master file records, perform quality assurance and integrated testing, and release new functionality to end-users. The incumbent will be responsible for reviewing vendor software releases and updates to test features desired and then implement them within UCSD system(s). Assists in maintaining current test and training environments and will participate in training end-users. Provides 7/24 problem management support and resolution for clinical systems.


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

  • Required to be certified in an assigned EMR vendor's product/module within the first six (6) months of employment.

  • Must satisfy all vendor testing requirements to be certified without needing to attend vendor's training a second time for the same class.

  • Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience programming experience in SQL or other comparable programming language, preferably in a large, complex healthcare environment.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives affecting clinical care processes.

  • Proven ability in workflow and data analysis and design techniques, including needs assessment, specification development, quantitative methods, planning and gap analysis.

  • Ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects; in-depth knowledge of organizational and project planning processes and ability to produce and maintain high quality planning documents.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize system tools to meet functionality needs of users.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills.


  • Intermediate level capabilities with MSSQL server.
  • Knowledge and intermediate level experience working with Crystal Reports 11, reporting, SAP Business Objects, OLAP structures. Knowledge and experience working with EPIC data and Epic Clarity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all MS office products.
  • Proven experience as a major participant in a clinical system implementation.
  • EPIC Certification.


  • 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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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


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