9976 Technology Expert I-Epic OpTime/Anesthesia Workflow Analyst
Epic OpTime/Anesthesia Workflow Analyst
|Date Opened||1/1/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||2/20/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
9976 Technology Expert I - Epic OpTime/Anesthesia Workflow Analyst
San Francisco Department of Public Health
The Department of Public Health (DPH) is looking to procure a temporary (up to 5 years) "9976 Epic Implementation Team IT Technology Expert I - Epic OpTime/Anesthesia Workflow Analyst" position to help design, develop, and implement DPH's unified electronic health record solution.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt (TEX), this position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) will be implementing the Epic electronic health record system.
The Epic Application Teams are responsible for designing, testing, and implementing the clinical and financial aspects of the San Francisco Department of Public Health Electronic Health Record. This includes integration and interoperability with other third party clinical and financial systems and devices. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the use of electronic health records in the hospital inpatient departments. This position will support the OpTime Anesthesia Operating Room (OR) modeule of Epic on the electronic health record and associated integration with various diagnostic/ancillary systems and devices.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Support a robust informatics program within the organization.
Collaborate with clinical groups and operations in configuring, training and/or optimizing the Epic electronic health record implementation.
Collect information from departments, clinicians, health workers, vendors, and internal and external customers regarding electronic system development, implementation, issues, and recommendations and utilization of best practices.
Work with the informatics team to translate health system strategies and requirements into strategic informatics implementation plans for the new EHR, such as the development of governance structures related to data collection, retrieval, analysis and interpretation to assist in optimization of patient outcomes and/or effectiveness, and efficiency (through the use of clinical decision support tools and embedded Evidence Based Practice where appropriate).
Utilize the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to determine the appropriate informatics workflow for clinical or related functions when appropriate, ensuring consistency with professional standards of practice and mandated requirements.
Evaluate workflows and recommend re-engineering of processes around utilization of computerized applications, including the new EHR to improve the workflow of patient care and to maximize departmental and organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Provide on-going end user EHR and key systems education and support, with upgrades, new releases, enhanced functionality, and new modules.
Support programs and activities that contribute to individual and group staff development and capacity building.
Maintain a working knowledge of applicable federal, state, local, and private laws and regulations in relation to clinical documentation and electronic medical records.
To perform other duties as assigned.
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
1. EDUCATION: An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field]. AND
2. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience in the information systems field, including system analysis, business process design, development and implementation of business application solutions or IT project management. AND
3. CERTIFICATION: Possession of current Epic OpTime OR Epic Anesthesia certification
Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications listed below may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:
- Experience with full lifecycle of Epic implementation and/or Epic upgrade.
- Knowledge of Lean fundamentals including, but not limited to, A3 thinking, Value Stream Mapping, and Kaizen events.
- Proficient with Epic Sherlock ticketing system and Nova basics along with release note review.
- Proficiency with basic word processing and presentation applications (i.e. MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Knowledge of workflow diagramming applications and collaboration platforms, such as SharePoint.
Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.
Verification of Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements.
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
How To Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
- Select the desired job announcement
- Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
- Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
- Follow instructions on the screen
Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Eric Benzel at 415-554-2931, or by email at Eric.Benzel@sfdph.org.
As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
- Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
- Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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Licensure/Certification/Registration: Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.
Medical Examination/Drug Testing: Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.
Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Copies of Application Documents: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies
Right to Work: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification
Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities
Exam Type: Exempt
Issued: January 1, 2019
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment Number: TEX-9976-903192
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.