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#113947 Lead Tapestry Application Analyst

Filing Deadline: Mon 1/24/2022

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

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/17/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position qualifies for limited work-from-home/telecommuting opportunities


UC San Diego Health is seeking a Lead Tapestry Application Analyst responsible for developing and implementing and maintain Epic Tapestry functionality for UCSD and its affiliated organizations via Community Connect. The Tapestry Application Analyst will primarily support AP Claims and Accounts Payables but should have working experience with Enrollment, Benefits Engine, CRM, Payer Platform, and Referrals.

The Lead Tapestry Application Analyst will work on a highly cohesive, dynamic, cross-functional, and multi-disciplinary team (including Tapestry, Healthy Planet, Link, and Cogito) with a specific mission to develop the future tools transforming health care delivery, today. The Lead Tapestry Application Analyst reports to the Value Based Care Applications Manager 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.


The Lead Tapestry Application Analyst is responsible for the development of Epic-based workflows in Tapestry, Link, Epic integrated non-Epic applications, and up/downstream applications. Strong candidates are experienced in all phases of application implementation are required including discovery, validation, workflow and process design, application build, application testing, integrated testing, end-user training, go-live, optimization, maintenance, and upgrade. Familiarity with EHR data models and reporting tools like Epic's Radar and Reporting Workbench, SlicerDicer are also strongly preferred. Epic application certifications are strongly preferred and required within 4 months of your start date.

Product Management

Following the development of the value based care application strategy, the Lead Tapestry Application Analyst functions as the technical product manager responsible for developing a product roadmap for each of their application areas. Roadmaps will be developed in conjunction with senior leadership, operation stakeholders, and vendor advisors to ensure the designs, specifications, and products can meet current business and clinical requirements and scale across multiple dimensions for future needs.

Specific duties include but are not limited to facilitating strategic planning sessions, conducting product related research, developing product requirements and specifications, producing development approaches and timelines, coordinating the integration of products into the larger enterprise product portfolio, assessing third party products/vendor solutions, communication plans, training plans, writing recommendations to senior leadership, and creating maintenance/upgrade plans.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Experience and proven success in information systems implementation, development and support within a large-scale healthcare organization.

  • Incumbent must obtain certification in primary EMR module(s) within 4 months of initial hire.

  • Incumbent must maintain current certification for primary EMR module(s) as a condition of employment.


  • Experience in developing Tapestry and Tapestry related applications for Managed Care (HMO), Medicare Advantage (MA), Managed Services Organizations (MSO), Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs), Population Health Management, and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)

  • Certification with modules of Tapestry (Epic), Healthy Planet (Epic), and Link (Epic)

  • Knowledge in deploying Population Health Management systems across Epic and non-Epic sites

  • Knowledge in Agile development, Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC), Product Development Life Cycles (PDLC), and waterfall implementation methodologies.

  • Two current Epic application certifications, such as Tapestry, Resolute Billing, Hospital

  • Billing, Healthy Planet, Tapestry, Epic Link, and MyChart.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills for a group setting; ability to manage multiple programs independently, setting priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds; demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at all levels in the organization.


  • Must be willing 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!

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