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

#112851 Population Health & Quality Analyst III

Initial Review Date: 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

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/09/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/19/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

Candidates hired into this position will have the option to work remote.


Population Health Registries and data models are the cornerstone for delivering the right care to the right patient at the right time. Not only do they serve as a cohorting tool, they aggregate payors and outcomes to help better appreciate the value based impact. Registries are an engine that drives healthcare. The interconnected processes and complex rules require expertise to manage. These tools identify patient who will receive interventions clinically from ordering providers including new labs, procedures, medication and follow up.

The rules and accuracy are critical for that to function accurately. In order to serve in this role, the enterprise population health architect needs to understand Epic healthy planet and data architecture, highly accurate groupers, rule based decision support tools, health maintenance, bulk outreach and communication, robust understanding of reporting workbench. The individual must have the ability to vision cross enterprise solutions that can be repurposed into multiple workflows.

This position will involve design, building, testing, and implementation of registries, and data models within the clinical application system. Provides support to clinical users through knowledge of clinical processes, documentation needs, workflows, and clinical practice standards, when adapting software to meet their needs. Works with clinicians to prepare detailed specs encompassing clinical processes, information flow, risk and impact analysis. May provide customer service, troubleshooting, and maintenance. As a technical leader in population health, applies advanced professional concepts and extensive industry knowledge to lead and/ or work on medium to large projects of broad scope and complexity. May be recognized expert of an area of focus of business in clinical applications. Performs quality assurance testing of complex scope, runs SQL (Structured Query Language) queries for enhanced medical data access, and writes and maintains appropriate documentation of design and deployment processes, workflows, and results.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training experience working with clinical application systems, Population Health and/or healthcare analytics, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training experience working with clinical application systems, Population Health and/or healthcare analytics.

  • Must obtain EpicCare Healthy Planet Certification within four (4) months of initial hire.

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

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

  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects independently, setting priorities to meet deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills, presentation and report writing.


  • EPIC Certification in EpicCare Ambulatory Certification or EpicCare Healthy Planet Certification, or Clarity Clinical Data Model
  • Knowledge and intermediate level experience working with Transact SQL, and data visualization tools such as Tableau, Crystal Reports 11, OLAP structures and/or other related technologies.
  • Experience in a large, complex healthcare environment.
  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of all MS office products. Knowledge and experience of database management technologies.
  • Strong project management skills.


  • 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!

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