Members of the MemorialCare Epic job family work side by side with our end users to install the Epic software, help lead and manage workflow/software changes, and ultimately transform the way that MemorialCare provides healthcare. MemorialCare's Epic Team develops creative strategies to achieve common end goals while collaborating with our end users.
The Principal Epic Architect provides comprehensive technical and operational direction and support for Epic. They ensure completeness of system architecture by adequately addressing all pertinent concerns of system stakeholders. They work closely with business operations and IS analysts to understand business requirements and propose IS solutions that are reliable, maintainable, supportable and scalable for MemorialCare’s growing health system and to meet strategic goals. Principal Epic Architects ensure integrity of the system’s architecture by connecting various views of stakeholders and reconciling concerns. They consider practicality and fitness for purpose in determining architecture to develop. Principal Epic Architects work to maintain knowledge of emerging technologies and best in class trends and practices to assist in planning new functionality deployment strategies.
Throughout their many undertakings, they may be requested to take on the role of project leader on special assignments. Thus, it is essential for them to establish and maintain relationships to achieve transformational change across all lines of resources from line staff to physicians to wide-ranging leaders.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Propose and lead Epic improvement programs
Seek out newly released Epic functionality that MemorialCare can benefit from
Consult with Epic application project team owners to harmonize systems with the enterprise solution architecture
Seeks out Epic system best practices and configurations of system build that support MemorialCare goals
Facilitate collaboration and continuous communication with parties both within and outside of the Epic team
Apply in-depth knowledge of application(s) to ensure effective and optimal use of Epic providing recommendations on how the system can remain efficient and economical
Stay aware of current and emerging data technologies and trends, and Epic changing functionality to provide advice to MemorialCare based on these modifications
Lead internal projects providing regular status reports and escalating as necessary
Maximize the maintainability of Epic, keeping customization at a minimum
Act as user liaison between professional departments and Information Systems