Developer III, Information Services

Mercy Medical Center

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing resources to optimize the technological systems used to care for our patients and for the staff supporting that care. The Developer III serves as a BI Solutions and Senior Level Developer of applications, databases, reports, interfaces and scripts and functions as a coordinator for staff performing intermediate development. This position will collaborate with process owners, business managers, technical staff, and project managers to leverage the use of tools, data, and strategies across a full spectrum of business needs.
Job Duties
  • Evaluates and coordinates management of the current and possible BI tools to determine the best and most cost-effective use for Mercy's business needs.
  • Gathers business requirements, designs, coordinates, tests and supports applications, reports, scripts and interfaces.
  • Creates and updates new and existing advanced application code, scripts, batch files, and other programs written in various programming languages supported by the IS department.
  • Serves as senior level developer of applications, databases, reports, interfaces and scripts.
  • Works with the Information Services staff, customers within the organization, key users requiring specific outcome data needs, management level staff, vendors and other external entities as appropriate to implement solutions.
  • Plays senior role in leading analytics strategy and reporting.
  • Supports and resolves incidents with assigned applications. Reviews incident tickets for trends in software issues and works to identify root cause for these issues and works with advanced vendor support teams to resolve complex application issues.
  • Leads and designs data migration strategy, manages complex data loads and other data movement by communicating environment activities including refreshes, downtimes, upgrades, and patches.  (May include one or more items listed).
  • Designs, scopes and formulates methodology around analytical projects.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of advanced database technologies, hierarchical and Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) methodology in a client/server environment.
  • Plans, organizes, oversees and coordinates the source and use of data in mission critical computer applications, specifically within centralized data repositories.
  • Implements appropriate security processes for supported applications. Develops process controls and audits to ensure applications adhere to agreed upon controls. Leads efforts to mitigate and resolve security issues identified in audits.
  • Collaborates effectively with BI Team members.
  • Maintains proper documentation for custom applications, databases, reports, interfaces, scripts inventory of clinical, human resources, financial, and quality data including locations and schemas.
  • Manages software licensing of supported applications and works to ensure they are properly budgeted and maintenance is purchased when needed.  N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong technical management and technical problem resolution skills.
  • Knowledge and skills in project management methods with an ability to demonstrate methods when needed to lead projects.
  • Respect for privileged information.
  • Adaptability in working with professional and non-professional staff in a team-oriented environment.
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem solving skills while demonstrating a high degree of objectivity, diplomacy and tact.
  • Ability to manage interpersonal relations.
  • Some knowledge of health care trends, policy, regulatory and compliance issues.
  • The ability to work productively in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
Professional Experience
  • Required: Six years of structured programming, application development, or report writing experience.  Knowledge of SAP BI suite of tools.
  • Preferred: Experience with Microsoft .NET framework, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), and Microsoft SQL Data mining capabilities and WEB development expertise especially as it relates to supporting WEB views of SQL data is highly desirable. Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server Sites, HL7, MAGIC Programming, and Non-Procedural Representation (NPR) report writer. Experience with health care organizations.
  • Preferred experience highlights:  Statistical programming knowledge, ability to synthesize complex data into user friendly visual presentations, working knowledge and experience with developing reports utilizing tools such as SQL, SAP BI suite and Tableau.
  • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Computer Science or equivalent experience in Information Systems field.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • None, however if the employee comes to the position with a current license (i.e. RN, CPA, Microsoft Certification, etc.), it is expected to be maintained for the duration of their employment unless waived by the VP/CIO and Director of Information Services, Application Support.
  • The Department requires Epic certification upon hire or transfer and that the certification be maintained for the duration of their employment.

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Information Services
Schedule: Full Time, Day, M-F 8-5

Job ID: 83396

Posted 8 days ago

Share This Job