Integration Analyst/Developer
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 6/4/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Jan 3, 2017, 9:03:59 PM

We are looking for an Integration Analyst/Developer with experience in system integration, HL7, and web services that has flexibility, drive, attention, and able to work in a fast paced environment.  The ideal candidate would have experience with the Cloverleaf Integration Engine, web development/APIs, great analytical skills, the ability to gather requirements, provide technical solutions, drive projects, and work well as part of a team providing 24x7 support for our hospital environment. 


Primary job duties for the position:

• Manages integration activities through the entire software development life cycle.

• Recommends improvements to processes, technology, and interfaces that improve the effectiveness of the team and the integration engine.

• Analyzes thoroughly and proposes effective solutions for interface projects and problems.  Able to perform analysis and gather requirements with limited input or direction from senior team members.  Researches and provides interface solutions for new projects.

• Designs changes and enhancements to interfaces and is able to design interfaces for low to medium complexity projects. 

• Develops and codes interfaces.  Develops interfaces using the appropriate standard or protocol (such as: HL7, CCD, XML, X12, FTP, FHIR, web services, API, or other interoperability standards and protocols) according to the documented specifications.  Codes interface logic using programming and scripting languages that lead to efficient use of the resources provided and meets customers’ needs while adhering to quality standards set by management.  (such as: TCL, Korn shell, CCL, or other appropriate languages). 

• Executes testing and creates associated documentation. 

• Plans and implements interface changes. 

• Communicates, coordinates, and escalates issues in order to seek resolution.  Provides accurate and timely status updates to team lead and upper management, escalating roadblocks as necessary.  Communicates clearly and effectively with team members, other AIT teams, vendors, customers, and management.

• Troubleshoots and resolves medium-impact, medium-complexity technical challenges and problems, escalates if necessary.  Proposes solutions when problems or issues arise in a project or incident. Participates in on-call rotation involving 24 X 7 interface support.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Ability to logically read and comprehend technical and/or functional manuals and instructions

• Troubleshooting skills and the ability to resolve low to medium complexity issues

• Working knowledge of HL7, interoperability standards, or system integration concepts

• Research and analysis skills to design new interfaces or enhance existing interfaces for solutions of low or medium complexity

• Knowledge of healthcare interoperability concepts and architecture


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

• Knowledge of interface engines (such as Cloverleaf, Cerner Open Engine, or comparable interface engine).


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

• Bachelor’s degree in a field of study such as Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or four years of IT work experience

• 3-5+ years of experience in systems analysis or programming with emphasis in applications and systems architectural design and development, database and middleware technologies is preferred

• 1-3 years of systems integration experience preferably in a healthcare IT environment

• Experience coordinating competing priorities and issues to facilitate appropriate client support and escalation of issues

• Experience working multiple projects concurrently


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

• SQL experience

• Experience with healthcare operations or healthcare IT.

• Experience with interface on-call support.

• Experience with Cerner, HL7, Linux or UNIX, Scripting Languages (TCL, Korn shell, or comparable), CCD or CDA, Cloverleaf, Cerner Open Engine, CCL or Discern Explorer, Relational Database, HL7 v2.x, FHIR, Web Services or API development


Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.