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Epic Analyst, Ambulatory

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position


Company and Job Overview

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.


BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.



Role Purpose

Under little direction, the Application Analyst III for Epic is responsible for planning, analyzing, designing, implementing, testing, debugging, and maintaining Epic software applications. Builds collaborative relationships with hospital leadership, clinical department users, IS and other corporate departments to facilitate usage and acceptance of the system. This role serves as a technical expert and applies advanced skillset (e.g. programming/configuration skills) to resolve more complex build and configuration tasks and resolve advanced issues. Frequently serves as a liaison between Infrastructure and/or vendor technical contacts. May be responsible for system integrity. Required to obtain Epic certification(s) within 6 months of hire/transfer date or within 6 weeks of last Epic class completion, whichever is sooner.


  • Configures, modifies, tests, implements, maintains and supports applications software. Develops thorough application knowledge within specific areas of focus. Write and maintain system documentation.
  • Understands the workflow and business requirements and has the ability to build/modify the system to meet business specifications. Thorough understanding of possible ramifications to business process as well as other system applications. Provides resolutions and guidance to end-users on best practices and guidelines.
  • Provides solutions or resolves end-user system issues. Serves as the team’s escalation path for complex application issues, providing coaching, direction, or researching and resolving.
  • Leads others to solve complex problems. May lead functional teams or projects. Drives collaboration and innovation.
  • Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. Serves as mentor and advisor to others.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5-10 years

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years
  • < 2 years of supervisor experience
  • Cert/Lic/Cert Prog-Area of Exp

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Equal Opportunity Employer




Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Epic Analyst, Ambulatory, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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