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 2018 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. We are currently recruiting for an Epic Beacon Application Specialist. Summary: This position is responsible for serving as an Application Specialist for project implementation and support of Beacon and related clinical systems. The Application Specialist reports to Beacon/Willow Manager on work priorities and assignments as well as resolution and escalation of issues. The Application Specialist works closely with a variety other EIS teams to conduct high-quality, high-service planning/implementation and support of information systems for oncology users. This position applies high-level oncology-research clinical knowledge/project management ideology/methodology to develop, manage, and execute project plans. The Application Specialist is expected to have a high degree of technical and functional competency on Epic Beacon, as well as a thorough understanding of hospital/clinical operations in oncology/research areas. In this role, the Beacon Application Specialist will serve as a systems resource and consultant in the following activities, including but not limited to: developing user specifications, clinical operation workflows, complex application build/configuration, research protocol translation, testing, and implementation; participating with project teams and end-users to develop/recommend design options; providing project team support, end-user training, and application maintenance/problem–resolution. On-call support coverage is required.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational requirements and/or preferences: ·Bachelors or PharmD degree required or equivalent professional experience ·Strong motivation to maintain medication safety and strive for excellence ·2-4 years of Epic Beacon experience preferred. ·Technical and functional knowledge of assigned information systems required ·Strong operational experience in oncology and/or research workflows preferred ·Demonstrated knowledge of basic project management methodologies and system analysis ·Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities ·Excellent interpersonal skills including superior oral and written communication ·Strong analytical and problem solving skills including tolerance for ambiguity ·Strong computer skills including Windows, Exchange/Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio. ·Epic Certification in Beacon or Research required.
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-scientists 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 comp...etitive 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.