Application Developer

University of Iowa Health Care

Coralville, IA Technology $50,704 to $ yearly

Job Reference #: #18000656

UI Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) is seeking an Application Developer to design and/or modify components of complex clinical application systems.  Primary duties include workflow analysis, optimization, application build, testing and implementation.  Other responsibilities include monitoring production issues, testing special updates, and system documentation.

The ideal candidate will have experience as the primary 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.  All positions require use of a pager and providing some 24 x 7 on-call support.  This position will work in partnership with the Perioperative Division and Health Care Information Systems.

This Professional & Scientific full-time position will be filled as an Application Developer (PIA2) and is not eligible for H-1b visa sponsorship.

Salary and Benefits:
  • Permanent salaried position located at the UI Health Care Support Services Building, 3281 Ridgeway Drive, Coralville, IA 52241. 
  • Salary range is $50,704 to commensurate.
  • Fringe benefit package including 24 days paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. 
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Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or MIS or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience. 

Experience Required: 
  • 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 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 ability using programming languages and tools for customizing vendor application software 
  • Experience working with vendors to analyze system and integration requirements
  • 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  

Desirable Qualifications: 
  • Experience supporting an EMR in a perioperative and procedural, ambulatory or hospital setting 
  • Experience with any of the following:  ambulatory or inpatient nursing, physician documentation or procedural and surgical services 
  • Experience working with inventory management systems or Perioperative operational business.
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following:  Epic Optime, Epic Procedure Orders, EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Epic Reporting Workbench
  • Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with basic project management 
  • Proven ability to write application test scripts 
  • Experience working with HL7 interfaces, Supply Management systems, Instrument management systems

Applicable background and credential checks will be conducted.

Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits.  Applicant credentials subject to verification.  

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 origin, 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 ID: 65807

Posted 19 days ago

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