• Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #4844

Carex is partnering with a health tech partner to find a highly skilled Healthcare System Architect. This role is designed for a visionary professional eager to craft sophisticated architecture solutions that address the specific needs of the healthcare industry. Operating in a remote capacity, the successful candidate will play a critical role in enhancing patient care and operational efficiencies through innovative and compliant technology strategies. This position requires a blend of technical expertise and leadership skills to oversee the integration of cutting-edge systems and data management solutions, ensuring a seamless and effective deployment across healthcare environments.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborating with healthcare providers, IT teams, and business leaders to create scalable solutions that enhance patient care and operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring the architecture complies with regulatory standards.
  • Leading the strategy and execution of data integration with a focus on Epic systems, preparing for future integration with Cerner data.
  • Working closely with CIOs or Principal Data Officers to align technical strategies and ensure successful implementation across the systems.
  • Traveling up to 25% to client sites to establish and maintain project frameworks and relationships.

What You'll Bring:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Work Experience:
    • Minimum 8 years in EMR/EHR systems, with specific expertise in Epic.
    • Experience with cloud computing platforms like AWS and Azure.
    • Proficiency in integration tools such as Rhapsody and Redox.
    • Familiarity with clinical data formats including SMART on FHIR, FHIR, HL7, DICOM, and Clarity.
    • Epic Bridges Certification or equivalent Epic systems administrator certification (preferred).
    • Programming skills in SQL and Python (preferred).
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to present complex information clearly.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of systems development life cycle (SDLC) and specific challenges in healthcare imaging systems.
    • Expertise in Epic and non-Epic applications, clinical data integration, and interoperability standards.
    • Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive consensus and articulate technical strategies and trade-offs.
    • Experience in planning and leading complex, innovative healthcare IT (HIT) projects.

Carex Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


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