Information Security SR Technical Specialist

Inova Health System - Sterling, VA3.8

Implements and maintains evidence based research and technical practice for assigned EHR and system applications. Incorporates technical leadership with staff to ensure optimal outcomes. Serves as an individual contributor, provides subject matter expertise from a technical and project management perspective in support of IT Policy and Standards, Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), Epic Security and other compliance activities. Teamwork/ Leadership: Consistently incorporates a multidisciplinary/cross-functional approach to enhance technical outcome for assigned applications. Recognizes the contributions of all team members and implements all work with an interdisciplinary approach. Requires a well-rounded set of experience within IT compliance, conducting audits and reporting/remediating findings. Must be a team player with strong leadership, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Implements and maintains EHR systems and applications to ensure optimum performance that leads to exceptional outcomes for employees, end users and patients. Manages complex Information Systems project/products in order to provide automated solutions that meet business needs using the EHR and system applications. Maintains system applications and facilitates updates, new releases and system enhancements related to security build, deployment, and optimization of cross-functional system applications. Responsible for maintaining and supporting IT Security in the areas of audit, IT change management control, management of protected health information, segregation of duties and provisioning & deprovisioning of users. Leads efforts to improve outcomes through education and implementation of research based processes. Communicates project and team status to internal and external audiences including the operations teams, steering committees, executive sponsors and project principles as required. Communicates project and team status to internal and external audiences including the operations teams, steering committees, Executive sponsors and project principles as required.

EEO: M/F/Vets/Disabled


Experience: 3-5 years as a system Analyst or equivalent experience. Combined systems analysis and project management experience with progressively responsible assignments. Experience in healthcare environment.

Education: Bachelors Degree or related work experience.

Training: 3-5 years systems analysis with PI and QI experience, with multiple application certifications.

Certifications: 2-3 EpicCare Certifications OR 1-2 Advanced Security Certifications.

Special Skills: Ability to multitask, excellent verbal and written skills. Configuring and building healthcare IT to drive quality improvement and safety goals.
Proficient experience in Microsoft Excel, Access and project management tools required.