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#116440 Tapestry Clinical Applications Analyst - Remote

Extended Review Date: Tue 6/21/2022

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 05/27/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/01/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.


UC San Diego Health is seeking a 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 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 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 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 certification are strongly preferred and required within 4 months of your start date.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) 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.

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

  • 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 and maintain high quality planning documents.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal skills.


  • Developing Tapestry and Tapestry related applications for Managed Care (HMO), Medicare Advantage (MA), Managed Services Organizations (MSO), or Clinically Integrated Network (CIN).
  • Experience as a major participant in a clinical system implementation.
  • Current EPIC Certification in Tapestry AP Claims (Epic) and additional certification in another Tapestry Module, Healthy Planet, or Epic Link.
  • 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.


  • 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).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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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