Application Developer - Cadence & Referrals

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21004826

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking an Application Developer to design and/or modify components of complex hospital Patient Access application systems. Primary duties include workflow analysis, optimization, application build, testing and implementation of Epic’s Cadence (Scheduling) and Referrals applications, as well as assisting with other Epic Patient Access applications as needed. Other responsibilities include monitoring production issues, testing special updates, and s ystem documentation. 
The ideal candidate will have experience acting as a contact for the support, configuration, and development of at least one enterprise application; experience working with end-users to define system requirements and understand business needs; ability to write technical specifications for complex integrated systems; and basic project management skills. Some on-call, 24x7 support will be required 

Health Care Information Systems (HCIS): Provides and supports infor ma tion and communication systems and technology that facilitate quality patient care, progressive medical education, and innovative research.
HCIS services University of Iowa Health Care by providing comprehensive, high level support for patient care delivery, internal and external communication, technology innovation, medical education, and research. Creating and maintaining a positive, productive, and rewarding environment for information technology and communication staff

Pay Grade: 
Salary: $53,000 to commensurate – Paygrade 4B
Percent of Time: 100%
Location: 3281 Ridgeway Dr, Coralville, IA
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular 
Education Required:
Bachelor’s in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience

Required Qualifications:
•    Experience in the development and/or support of applications used by non-technical customers to support and enhance business processes, typically 3-5 years for an Application Developer role 
•    Experience contributing to an integrated information system implementation cycle though areas such as design, workflow analysis, build, training, implementation, testing and support 
•    Experience working with end-users to define system requirements, understand business needs and convert business requirements into functional/technical specifications for complex integrated systems build
•    Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with basic project management 
•    Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with technical and non-technical staff
•    Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment
•    Ability to provide some 24x7 on-call support

Desirable Qualifications: 
•    Experience supporting an Electronic Health Record (EHR) in an ambulatory or hospital setting
•    Experience with any of the following workflows: patient scheduling, referrals, prior authorization, registration
•    Familiarity with health care revenue cycle practices
•    Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with hospital/physician scheduling, referral, prior authorization, or registration systems 
•    Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects
•    Proven ability to write application test scripts
•    Experience contributing to the support, configuration and development of at least one Epic-specific healthcare enterprise application
•    Epic certification related but not limited to the following: Epic Cadence, Epic Referrals, Epic Prelude

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed , color, national orig in, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job Benefits:

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. A cover lette r is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Job ID: 77229

Posted 9 days ago

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