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General Summary/Overview Statement
The Application Coordinator reports directly to an Ambulatory Application Manager or lead. S/he is part of a team dedicated to design, configuration, build, testing, implementation, support, and maintenance of assigned applications. Primary Application is EpicCare Ambulatory. Additional applications include Haiku/Canto, Healthy Planet, EpicCare Urgent Care, Wisdom, Kaleidoscope, and MyChart
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides certified Epic build expertise and experience for successful product implementation and ongoing optimization • Provides certified Epic design expertise to analyze organization's current business needs and translate them into configurations and workflows • Supports functional team with application and information system knowledge • Provides certified Epic build and workflow expertise to support clinicians and their patients • Ongoing maintenance and standard service tasks as defined by functional team • Analyze, track, and resolves incoming reportable issues • Recognizes, communicates, and escalates concerns relevant to critical path and/or timeline in a timely manner. • Develops and maintains models of business and system requirements and configures system accordingly • Develops subject matter expertise and maintains models and documentation of business and system requirements and configures system accordingly • Analyzes business processes to ensure proper system configuration • Creates and maintains all required system design and build documents • Attends team meetings to discuss team and project related activities, issues, change, communications, and updates • Contributes to preparation of testing scripts and materials and performs unit, system, and integrated testing tasks • Post live implementation activities and production support • Uses the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration • Other duties as required
Qualifications • Bachelors Degree in Business, IT, Healthcare, or related required. • Minimum of 5 years related experience, including experience with healthcare information systems. o Candidates, external or internal, may substitute the 5 years of experience with 4 years direct experience in the specific application(s) that is the focus of this position, in a function on a similar track to this position. o Internal candidates (Partners HealthCare employees) may substitute the 5 years of experience with 3 years of direct experience in the specific application that is the focus of the position and in good standing • Solid understanding of ambulatory clinical workflows • Must have experience in developing and integrating business processes. • Epic Ambulatory Certification strongly desired or must obtain Epic Certification as outlined by program requirements.
Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required . • Ability to apply workflow to the design of information systems. • Understanding of change management techniques, and the ability to apply them. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Strong problem solving and negotiation skills. • Ability to effectively conduct meetings, both formal and informal including departmental and clinical user meetings. Can lead and facilitate small-medium working sessions with all levels of staff. • Self-motivated, independent and possesses the ability to learn quickly • Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds an levels within and external to the organization • Demonstrated ability to assimilate and understand new software releases and succeed in a changing environment • Ability to build consensus across teams, with staff and leadership. • Ability to review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards. • Ability to document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary
• Office setting, with some local travel between Partners Healthcare System sites. • On call coverage • Some travel for training
Supervisory Responsibility No staff; provides guidance to less seasoned and new staff.
Fiscal Responsibility • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by effectively using Partners resources.
EEO Statement Partners HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer & by embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law.
Partners Healthcare System Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).