Epic Certified Implementation Team Lead (HIM) Consultant

posted on April 27, 2017

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Duration: 6 Months

Specific Qualifications / Experience:

  • Epic – HIM Coding and Abstracting required
  • Epic – Identity build and integration experience
  • Experienced in leading complex installs over multiple phases
  • Experience with Epic integration
  • Have a full understanding of Design, Build, Testing and Change Control of a large scale implementation.
  • Strong Revenue Cycle Background
  • Strong understanding of Scanning and OnBase and the integration of Epic and OnBase
  • Make task assignments for HIM Team ensuring deadlines are met and proper processes are followed and documented in accordance to Implementation standards
  • Maintain completeness and accuracy of Revenue Cycle related documents used for implementation decisions
  • Have a full understanding of HIM processes and procedures, coding, Medical terminology, Hospital Medical Record coding experience

Qualifications / Required Skill:

  • Completed multiple go-lives, and at least one from (near) inception to completion
  • Experience with an Epic implementation at a multi-hospital system, and/or a major academic medical center.
  • A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, Information systems, business administration or equivalent experience or education is required.
  • At least 3 years of revenue cycle healthcare systems experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in HIM systems
  • Strong understanding of the core functions and processes of the billing office
  • Experience documenting system architecture design and revenue cycle system workflow.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, highly analytical, possess strong problem solving skills and must have a desire to be accountable for project success.
  • Detailed knowledge of general phases of SDLC, project management methods

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview users, stakeholders, and sponsors to assess departmental needs to create Business, functional and technical requirements documents.
  • Develop documentation of test plans, technical documentation, release notes, end-user guides, training programs and/or other materials as necessary.
  • Analyze and document client’s business requirements and processes; communicate requirements to technical personnel by constructing basic conceptual data and process models, including process flowcharts and technical specifications.
  • Decompose information gathered into details including sources of data, data types, users, user types, interface components, interface navigation needs, reporting needs, and administrative system needs.
  • Presenting concepts in a concise and focused manner, including narrative, process diagrams, role and accountability diagrams and business-focused story boards.
  • Research industry practices; collect and analyze data; draw appropriate conclusions and recommendations; present results in written reports or through oral presentations using visual aids.
  • Coordinate user groups and project teams, convening conference calls and meetings and maintaining minutes and follow-up logs.
  • Work collaboratively with Systems Analyst to develop designs, mockups and prototypes.
  • Communicate technical design issues to non-technical people.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a fast moving team.
  • Ability to lead Business in programs with complex projects.
  • Work within timeline and resource constraints provided by the Project Manager.
  • Provide ongoing communication with users, managers, corporate directors and vendors to assure support and current initiatives.
  • Experience with HL7 communications is a plus.
  • Experienced working in a Project Management Office (PMO) with cross-functional teams is a plus.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.