Assistant Director EMR-Home Health Clinical

NYC Health + Hospitals - New York, NY3.7

30+ days ago


Under the direction of the Director, Assistant Vice President, and the Epic Program Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for the on-going assessment, design, and development and implementation of corporate -wide clinical systems. Specifically, manage and direct the collection and transformation of large quantities of information into meaningful business requirements; developement and modifications of requirements documentation for the design and implementation of clinical information systems; critically evaluate information from various sources, distinguish user needs from actual business needs and partner with business users, project managers, programmers, consultants and IT leadership in optimizing the scope, benefits and risks of actual and proposed projects as well as assist in managing stakeholder expectations.


  • Manage and assist Clincial Business Analysts in analyzing and documenting business

requirements and processes; communicate requirements to technical personnel through the

construction of basic conceptual data, process models and flowcharts, and technical


  • Coordinate projects, priorities, performance reporting related to the clinical EMR
  • Develop status reports and perform risk analysis to inform both Business and Executive

Sponsors of the status of EMR Project

  • Provide technical and analytic expertise for the development of the Clinical EMR
  • Interview end users, stakeholders, and project sponsors in order to assess business and clinical

needs; create business, functional and technical requirements documents based on captured

data and in accordance with departmental protocol/standards.

  • Define external interfaces, constraints, quality issues and other non-functional requirements.
  • Provide project management team with identified risks, concerns, and ambiguities discovered

during the gathering of requirements; assist team in developing solutions.

  • Partner with project managers to complete requirements documentation in accordance with

project schedule.

  • Plan, organize, facil itate, and lead meetings and workgroups as well as oversee and execute

follow-up activities.

  • Ensure software development team accounts for all defined requirements in coordination with

quality assurance team. Ensure that all quality standards comply with internal policies and

industry standards.

  • Document changes to baseline requirements through standard change control process.

Document software test plans, technical requirements, release notes, user and training

guidelines and other materials.

  • Plan, coordinate, and support unit acceptance testing and subsequent deployments in

coordination with other team leaders.

  • Perform end user and application support functions including problem solving and resolution of

application function defects

  • Develop and execute project presentations.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Provide training to and serve as a mentor for Clinical Business Analysts and/or other appropriate project team members; manage and evaluate work products for assigned team members.
  • Lead the training, development, and implementation of process improvements for all projects

and applications.

  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and provide analysis and propose change and

communicate strategies.

  • Provide supervision and direction to junior clinical business analysts, clinical business analysts

assigned at Levels I, II, and III, consultants, and/or other appropriate project team members.

  • Interview Junior Clinical Business Analysts, Clinical Business Analysts,

consultants, and/or other appropriate project team members.

  • Due to the responsibilities of your position, you will be required to work beyond your regularly

scheduled hours


  • A Master's Degree or advanced clinical degree from an accredited college or university and two

years of experience serving as a lead in soliciting, defining, and managing requirements for

internally and externally developed software in a clinical, allied health, non-allied health,

behavioral health, information technology, information services, business, analytics or related

area: or, one year of experience in a relevant clinical and/or healthcare administration

role/function; or

  • A Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university and five years of experience as

described above; or

  • A satisfactory combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Specialty certification(s) issued by a national commercially available program, state, professional

society, academic or technical institution in an area(s) listed above, may be credited on a monthto-

month basis toward the required work experience for a total of one year.

  • 3+ years experience with Epic EMR and/or other clinical applications
  • Clinical Background (preferred)
  • Epic Certification (preferred)
  • At least 2 full life-cycle implementations (preferred)


  • EpicCare Home Health Certification required
  • Home Health experience preferred
  • Interface experience preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $130,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year


  • Master's (Required)