Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
UI Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) is seeking an Application Developer to design and/or modify components of complex clinical application systems.
Core job duties include:
Act as OTC application development support. Carry out tasks assigned by OTC and HCIS IT to fulfill the needs of the OTC programs and meet the overall goals of the UIHC. Work in partnership with IT staff, physicians and other related personnel to access OTC needs and participate in the setting of IT project priorities.
Lead clinical resources through the design, build, implementation, validation and maintenance tasks as required to support standard and customized OTC needs across OTC utilized applications and devices. Oversee system integration efforts and work to streamline existing application integration setup.
Participate in the coordination of technical project resources and act as an on-site technical project coordinator for all device and software upgrades related to OTC utilized applications.
Develop an operational understanding of the critical OTC systems, workflows and policies. Participate in the design and testing of new OTC system workflows. Participate in the restructuring of existing OTC system workflows as required to enhance application abilities and integration and meet regulatory standards set by UNOS and CMS.
Become familiar with systems, tools and policies associated with transplant regulatory/governing bodies (UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing), CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and OPTN (Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network)).
Participate in the selection and research process related to OTC system purchases. Work with OTC physicians to determine appropriate system needs in conjunction with HCIS to ensure system security, gauge system integration ability with other supported applications, evaluate system query and reporting ability, assess vendor ability to provide support for emergent issues, routine maintenance and system upgrade, and consider the system back-up options offered.
Maintain skills in data manipulation and reporting. Be able to work effectively with physicians and other non-IT staff to gather reporting requirements. Author queries in Clarity, Epic Reporting Workbench, Crystal Reports, and SQL. Utilize Excel as needed to process data and produce reports. Generate and maintain application level reports for all OTC utilized applications. Validate all data produced independently and with OTC subject matter experts. Provide data to the internal and external reporting sources.
Provide overnight/weekend on-call support and weekday help desk support as assigned by HCIS
Bachelor's in Computer Science or MIS or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience.
Some current relevant experience, typically 3-5 years, in the development and/or support of applications used by non- technical customers to support and enhance business processes.
Experience contributing to an integrated information system implementation cycle though areas such as design, workflow analysis, build, training, implementation, testing and support
Demonstrated working or extensive knowledge and ability using programming languages and tools for customizing vendor application software
Demonstrated working or extensive knowledge and ability working with end-users to define system requirements and understand business needs
Demonstrated working or extensive knowledge and ability converting business requirements into functional/technical specifications for complex integrated systems build
Experience communicating technical information effectively to technical and non-technical staff at the verbal, written and presentation levels
Demonstrated job-related experience and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment
Experience supporting an EMR in an ambulatory or hospital setting
Experience with any of the following: ambulatory or inpatient nursing, physician documentation or transplant services
Epic certification related but not limited to the following: EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Phoenix
Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with basic project management
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