Job Description

Payroll Title:
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Towne Centre Drive
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112969 Healthy Planet Application Analyst III

Initial Review Date: Wed 1/26/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/01/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/13/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.


UC San Diego Health is seeking a Healthy Planet Application Analyst III responsible for developing and implementing a and maintaining Epic and non-Epic applications for UCSD and its affiliated organizations via Community Connect including Healthy Planet (Epic), Link (Epic), and Digital Health mobile applications, interfaces, and devices. The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III will primarily support the Epic Healthy Planet Applications, but should have working experience with Epic Ambulatory, Reporting Workbench, Radar Dashboards, and HEDIS quality measures. The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III reports to the Manager of Value Based Care Applications in the Information Services department and closely collaborates with operations management on a daily basis.

Organizational Context

UC San Diego Health’s Value Based Care programs aim to advance the Quintuple Aim- the simultaneous improvement of patient outcomes, patient experience, health equity, provider experience, and reduction of cost of care. Insightful and timely analytics directly drives clinical and operational population health efforts to achieve all five outcomes in a program scalable in the community across county lines. Familiarity with health plan delegated risk, full risk, ACO contracts, clinically integrated affiliate networks, and statistical and financial analysis is strongly preferred.

Technical Skills

The Healthy Planet Application Analyst III is responsible for the development of Epic-based workflows in Healthy Planet and Ambulatory Epic applications as well as non-Epic integrated applications, and any up/downstream applications. Strong candidates are experienced in all phases of application implementation including discovery, validation, workflow, and process design. Candidates are required to have experience with application build, application testing, integrated testing, end-user training, go-live, optimization, maintenance, and upgrade/update. Familiarity with EHR data models and reporting tools like Epic’s Radar and Reporting Workbench, and quality measures are also strongly preferred. Epic application certification(s) are strongly preferred and required within 4 months of your start date.


  • Seven (7) years of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's degree in healthcare information technology, computer science, or related area, plus three (3) years of relevant experience in healthcare analytics, healthcare quality payment programs, population health analytics, and/or healthcare data; or equivalent combination of experience/education/training.

  • Proven ability to provide expert consultative guidance and direction on change initiatives affecting clinical care processes.

  • Demonstrated ability in workflow and data analysis and design techniques, including needs assessment, specification development, quantitative methods, planning and gap analysis.

  • Ability to plan and organize day-to-day activities along with short and long-term projects; in-depth knowledge of organizational and project planning processes and ability to produce andmaintain high quality planning documents.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Good negotiation and influencing skills.


  • Familiarity in developing Epic Healthy Planet related applications for Care Managers, clinically integrated networks (CINs), Population Health Management, HEDIS/NCQA Based quality measures, and Accountable Care organizations (ACO).
  • Certification or familiarity with modules of Healthy Planet (Epic) and EpicCare Ambulatory (Epic).
  • Familiarity with deploying Population Health Management systems across Epic and non-Epic sites.
  • Familiarity with Agile development, Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Product Development Life Cycles (PDLC), and waterfall implementation methodologies.
  • At least one current Epic application certification (preferably EpicCare Ambulatory or Healthy Planet).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit for more information.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online