UCLA Health


The Clinical Informatics Specialist is responsible for leading the development of analytics solutions for UCLA Health and Health Sciences by gathering business needs, documenting requirements, identifying appropriate data sources, developing reports, visualizations and various analytics solutions, and delivering them to stakeholders. The Clinical Informatics Specialist will provide analytical support for health management, including profiling, health economics, and business analytics / performance metrics. The Clinical Informatics Specialist must achieve in-depth knowledge of relevant software applications as well as understand policies, procedures and constraints. The Clinical Informatics Specialist takes direction from, and collaborates with, the Manager, Analytic Solutions, and the Director, Enterprise Analytics, on work priorities and manages the resolution of escalated issues.


Epic Clarity Data Model certification in one or more modules strongly preferred (incumbent will be required to obtain their certification within 6 months of hire)
Epic build experience in a live environment strongly preferred
Epic implementation experience specific to clinical workflows and order management strongly preferred
Experience in visualization development with the use of Tableau and/or PowerBI strongly preferred
5+ years of experience in a healthcare related organization
5+ years demonstrated expertise in MS SQL Server or Oracle
Strong SQL Programming Skills (MS SQL Server/Oracle platforms)
Extensive knowledge of data warehouse concepts, data modeling and structures, visualizations and reporting
Extensive knowledge of SAP Business Objects architecture, functions, features, and capabilities
Extensive knowledge of best practices regarding reporting, workflows, policies, procedures, systems and culture in the healthcare environment
Strong analytical, problem-solving and metadata skills
Ability to quickly learn various clinical and business domains
Ability to synthesize information to identify opportunities to create new solutions and evaluate those solutions to ensure that they are effective
Experience in gathering, documenting, prioritizing and tracking requirements
Strong organizational skills and customer service orientation
Must recognize and evaluate problems, and refer to the appropriate channels for action
High functioning team skills, including active listening and rapport building
Effective written & verbal communication
Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels to understand requirements
Ability to identify, document, resolve and/or escalate issues and maintain a complete issues log
Ability to accurately and precisely estimate development time
Ability to manage multiple and competing tasks while maintain timelines
Ability to work independently with general direction
Ability to work effectively as a team player with people of all backgrounds and at all levels
Ability to establish and achieve goals
Ability to establish and maintain a spirit of cooperation and respect, flourish in an unstructured environment, and always engage in professional and ethical conduct
Ability to remain calm in difficult and stressful situations
Ability to manage ambiguity

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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