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Epic ECSA Senior DBA

Job Order #020554
  • Posted On: November 1, 2021
  • Position Title: Epic ECSA Senior DBA
  • Position Type: Contract
  • State: Remote
Job Summary:
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EMR Consultant Advisor Jared Fudge is recruiting this position.


Our Boston-based client is currently seeking an Epic ECSA/Sr DBA for a 6 month remote contract beginning ASAP.



Accountable for contributing to the technical architecture and supporting the day-to-day operations, support and management of the client’s cloud hosted healthcare application ecosystem.

  • Supervises staff and sets project goals, requirements, and schedules.
  • Leads and coordinates the work of the Epic ECSA/ODBA team. 
  • Supervises and performs the installs, upgrades, maintenance and support database software and Windows related applications on selected server platforms and ensures license compliance.
  • Manages storage associated with databases and assists system administrators with storage allocation and planning related to the database.
  • Monitors, optimizes and troubleshoots the performance of database instances and applications in a networked environment.
  • Designs and implements viable database backup, recovery, and high availability strategies and mechanisms. 
  • Executes database recovery, restoration, and/or restart as required.
  • Monitors and optimizes database instance using database administration tools, SQL scripts, and database utilities. 
  • Monitors and configures database parameters accordingly.
  • Defines and implements database parameters, security, audit, and resource allocation policies and procedures. 
  • Defines, creates, and manages user accounts, profiles, privileges, roles, and required audit information. 
  • Designs, implements and performs data extraction, data load, data conversion and interfacing and database synchronization routines and functions.
  • Communicate and coordinate with other teams (Linux, Oracle, Windows, Network, SAN etc.) related to database, application and environment support and projects.
  • Keeps abreast of current and emerging database trends/technologies. 
  • Attends training and educational seminars as required. 
  • Provides technical expertise to outside vendors, contractors, EIS management and other EIS staff as needed.
  • Carries a department-supplied laptop and responds to pages in a timely manner.
  • Provides on-call support for the ECSA/ODBA team (24/7 weekly rotation.) 
  • Mentors and supports ECSA/ODBA team members during their on-call rotations when assigned. 
  • Participates and offers expertise in critical-call event management. 
  • Manages the on-call rotation of ECSA/ODBA staff members.
  • Maintains version control, administration of scripts for file manipulation and programming access to multiple environments.
  • Responsible for daily build migrations working closely with application and change teams. 
  • Analyze and troubleshoot migration issues and mitigate the fixes and resolutions.
  • Conducts cross-team training and lessons learned sessions. 
  • Creates, maintains and ensures documentation of team processes and procedures, including operating manuals or training materials for internally managed databases and systems.




Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate technical, complex issues in simple terms.
  •  Understands technical product roadmaps and determines support requirements.
  •  Team orientation and proven ability to work across boundaries up and down the organization.
  • Innovative problem-solving skills and excellent written, briefing, and communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of industry standards and audit requirements
  • Eight years of Epic ODBA/ECSA experience.
  • Extensive experience with Linux and Windows operating systems and tools.
  • Experience in latest Epic/Cache versions.
  • Extensive experience in project management, systems, and database administration and integration, user relations and vendor interactions.
  • Working knowledge of patient care databases and financial and administrative database applications.
  • Working knowledge of monitoring, tuning, and administration of Cache databases and Epic Windows applications.
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows.
  • Strong skills in prioritizing workloads, meeting deadlines, managing several broad-scope projects at one time, and utilizing time effectively for staff and self.
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing effectively with diverse skill sets and personalities, provide mentorship, team leadership and work effectively as a team player.
  • Project management skills for cross-team and internal projects.

Minimum Education

  •  Undergraduate degree


  • 6-8 years relevant experience

Licenses, etc.

  • Epic ODBA Certification
  • Epic ECSA Certification
  • Data Courier Certification
  • Chronicles Certification
  • Clarity Certification(s), preferred.

To learn more about this and other positions, contact Jared Fudge at (978) 979-5773 or jared.fudge@healthcareitleaders.com. Healthcare IT Leaders is a national leader in IT workforce solutions, connecting healthcare provider, payer and life sciences organizations with experienced technology talent for consulting and full-time hiring. For more information, visit us on the web at www.healthcareitleaders.com.

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