Job Posting: Come join us and find out why Cedars-Sinai has been ranked as one of the top 100 best places to work in IT as ranked by 2016 Computerworld Magazine. Always at the forefront of technologies, Cedars-Sinai is implementing EPIC as its comprehensive electronic medical record system. The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes and technologies. Currently, the Enterprise Information Services Department at Cedars-Sinai is recruiting for a Reports Specialist (Epic experience required). Job Summary: Works with users throughout the organization in gathering requirements, designing, and developing organization-wide reports. Works on less complex reporting projects. Interacts with departments to lead them to the best enterprise-supported reporting solutions. Serves as a liaison between users and developers to translate requests into the programming specifications as needed. Works in conjunction with business analysts, application developers and engineers on less complex projects. Uses enterprise reporting tool across the organization. Provides ongoing support for production reporting environments. Job Responsibilities: 1. Gathers end user requirements, then uses SQL programming code to develop required reports. 2. Independently writes and optimizes simple to moderately complex queries. Works with Oracle/ reporting developers or database administrators on more complex queries. 3. Deploys reports electronically using the appropriate enterprise reporting environment and strategy. Manages the process of moving reports into a production mode. 4. Facilities the validation and testing of new or revised reports. Works with user to verify results and content, develops errors or exception reports when applicable and receives official user sign off on completed work. 5. Tracks, documents, and facilitates resolution of all reporting technical issues. Keeps problem resolution log and proactively manages growth and utilization of analytic reporting products. 6. Maintains technical and end-user documentation. 7. Provides consultation to end-users and CSHS analysts on a range of query tools and relational database packages including Brio, SAS, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access and Business Objects. Maintains the business objects "universe" that supports report writing in that tool. 8. Institutes and monitors end-user support services. Includes coordination with Help Desk resources, response to voice/email messages and general triage of end-user and CSHS analyst requests. 9. Primary/Secondary responsibility for maintenance of all on-line production reports and associated user accounts used throughout the organization. Includes scheduling of reports, monitoring report updates from source files and notification of report availability and refresh schedule. User account management includes creation of new accounts and deletion and revision to existing accounts. 10. Follows team standards, development methodology and processes for specification, implementation, testing, change management, distribution, and documentation of reports. On-Call:
May be required to participate in after hours on-call responsibilities
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent is preferred.
1-3 years of IT experience is required.
Experience in systems analysis, business process mapping, data modeling, data entry form design, report design, development of documentation and user support
Experience with patient care-oriented databases, hospital-based administrative database applications and data warehousing technology preferred.
Skill in using SQL and expertise with a range of query tools such as Brio, SAS, Crystal Reports, Cognos, Microsoft Access, Excel, etc (Brio Preferred). Support role includes system administration functions and use of the analytic tools.
Knowledge of relational database technology and client-server applications.
Knowledge of healthcare applications and terminology, patient care environments, needs and priorities of patient care personnel preferred.
Skill in systems analysis, user relations, and vendor interactions.
Epic experience EEO/AA/F/Veteran/Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.