Job Description

Extended Job Title
Chief Analyst

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
511211 - Clinical Transformation Lbk

Position Description
Performs specialized analytical duties in the operation and maintenance of assigned area. Responsibilities include collecting, analyzing and developing data relative to area, making recommendations and assisting in implementation of projects. Work is performed under general supervision with latitude for independent judgement in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Professional License/Certification

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
The Chief Analyst is responsible for supporting the TTUHSC Electronic Health Record (EHR) Cerner applications. The Chief Analyst will work closely with end-users, Clinical Transformation, TTHUSC clinical departments and the UMC clinical IT team to understand functional business requirements, develop high quality workflows, and configure and customize Cerner content to support these needs.

Primary Job Duties:
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the Cerner software applications
  • Configure and customize clinical content within Cerner
  • Act as a Clinical Informatics resource in assisting users to improve efficiencies with the technologies supporting TTUHSC
  • Support testing of Cerner configuration
  • Support data collection related to system configuration
  • Document, track and take appropriate actions to close or escalate EHR incident related issues in a timely manner
  • Assist with testing and troubleshooting all aspects of Cerner
  • Answer clinical/technical questions about the applications/systems to any group within potential, new or existing customer accounts as well as internal resources
  • Maintains confidentiality and complies with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Understanding of clinical terminology
  • Knowledge of ambulatory healthcare operations including referrals, scheduling, registration, check-in, insurance and patient billing operations, patient encounters, medical
  • Experience using Microsoft (MS) Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Solid understanding of healthcare informatics
  • Analysis, synthesis, and problem solving skills
Interpersonal Skills:
  • Results-driven
  • Self-directed
  • Multi-tasking skills and planning for prioritizing workload.
  • Customer focused
  • Problem solver
  • Efficient
  • Excellent telephone and in person communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to learn and grow

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
mostly 8-5 m-f some weekends and some nights

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Two or more years of EHR support/content development

A minimum of two years of experience with EHR configuration and customization with Cerner applications

HSC - Lubbock

Clinical Transformation Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Business Professionals

Occasional Duties
  • After-hours work required as necessary for code upgrades, etc.

  • Occasional travel to other TTUHSC and University Medical Center (UMC) locations is required

  • Additional travel as needed


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required plus five years progressively responsible related experience.

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