Application Developer, Orthopaedics

University of Iowa Health Care

Coralville, Ia, IA Technology $50,704 to $0 yearly

Job Reference #: 18000898

This Professional & Scientific position will be filled as an Application Developer (PIA2) and is not eligible for H-1b visa sponsorship.
UI Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) is seeking an Application Developer to design and/or modify components of complex clinical application systems.
Position Responsibilities:
Primary duties include workflow analysis, optimization, application build, testing and implementation as required to support standard and customized Department of Orthopaedics needs.  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.  Position requires use of a pager and providing some 24 x 7 on-call support.  This position will work in partnership with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Health Care Information Systems.
Please attach a cover letter 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. For questions or additional information, please contact Denise Grafft (
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.
Position Qualifications:
Education Required
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or MIS or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience.
Experience Requirements
  • 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 through 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 an ambulatory or hospital setting
  • Experience with any of the following:  ambulatory or inpatient nursing, physician documentation or procedural and surgical services or Orthopedic services
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following:  EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Welcome, MyChart, Epic Bones, Epic Reporting Workbench
  • Experience developing basic system reports and/or using Excel for data manipulation
  • 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
To apply for this position visit our website at and search job listings by the Information Technology category, Application Developer, Orthopaedics.
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: 65860

Posted 14 days ago

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