Cook Children's Healthcare Epic Application Systems Analyst, Senior Grand Central in Fort Worth, Texas

Epic Application Systems Analyst, Senior Grand Central

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Summary: Jobs in this family are responsible for developing, testing, maintaining, installing, and/or deploying of applications and related information technologies. In addition, they are responsible for the establishment, development, and promotion of standard architectures, as well as hardware and software components. This role provides consulting services regarding how to integrate information technologies into clinical and business processes and the effective application of industry and organizational technology standards.

This position is an independent contributing information technology professional within the Systems Analyst family. This position develops and applies their expertise in two or more application areas, striving to ensure that applications and the related information technologies continue to meet the ever changing clinical and business requirements of the organization. Expected activities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of applications and related information technologies in meeting user requirements.

  • Modification of applications as needed to meet user requirements.

  • Definition and development of reports, performing application upgrades, resolution of problems and issues associated with installed applications and related information technologies.

  • Diagnosis of failures encountered in application software and related technologies.

  • Quality control of all application implementations/enhancements prior to release to customers.

  • Maintaining an awareness of vendor and industry developments/plans in area(s) of responsibility, communication and documentation of all relevant items and activities.

This position will also consult with personnel in the organizational units within area of responsibility to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, learn specific input and output requirements and recommend solutions that improve operations.


  • Position requires at least 5 years of direct experience and a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Epic Grand Central certification strongly preferred.

  • A BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred.

  • May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of education and/or experience stated above.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:

  • Relevant Information Technology certifications preferred.

  • Epic Certification required (Epic certification is required within 6 months from employment, including 2 test retakes).

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet