Senior / Lead Application Developer – Grand Central

University of Iowa Health Care

Coralville, IA Technology $65,000 to $ yearly

Job Reference #: 19002610

This Professional & Scientific position will be filled as either a Senior Application Developer (PIA3) or Lead Application Developer (PIA4) based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation.  To express interest for consideration at both levels, please apply to both requisitions.  This Professional & Scientific position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Position Specific Summary 
Provide administrative and technical leadership for the project team enhancing and supporting the Epic Grand Central applications including Admission Discharge Transfer (ADT), Bed Planning, Transfer Center, Patient Transport, and Environmental Services (EVS).
Core job duties include: 
  • Provide technical leadership, direction, and technical support for the development, configuration and ongoing maintenance of Epic applications. 
  • Collaborate with application owners and stakeholders to identify critical functional requirements for new or revised applications.
  • Develop technical design and procedures for new or revised applications.
  • Lead the review and analysis of system problems to identify solutions and/or make appropriate referrals.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans associated with system development, deployment, and ongoing support.
  • Develop standards for documentation to ensure recovery capability, as well as satisfactory and stable performance of the platform(s) and all applications and processes.
  • Provide administrative and/or functional supervision over assigned staff that configure applications, write program code or scripts.
  • Wear a pager and providing some 24x7 on-call support.
A cover letter 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. For questions or additional information, please contact Nathanael Adam (
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 
Education Required
Bachelor’s in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience.
Experience Requirements
  • Experience in the development and/or support of applications used by non-technical customers to support and enhance business processes, 
    • typically 7-10 years for Lead Developers in leadership roles
    • typically 5-7 years for Senior Application Developer in leadership roles
  • Experience acting as the primary contact for the support, configuration and development of at least one healthcare enterprise application or area of functionality.
  • Experience working with application owners and/or vendors to define system requirements, integration requirements and understand business needs.
  • Demonstrated ability with converting business requirements into functional/technical specifications for complex integrated systems build.
  • Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects.
  • Demonstrated ability communicating technical information effectively to technical and non-technical staff at the verbal, written and presentation levels.
  • Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment. 
Desirable Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience supporting any of the following system configuration/workflows in an ambulatory or hospital setting: Admission Discharge Transfer (ADT), Bed Planning, or Registration systems.
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following: Grand Central (ADT) or Prelude.
  • Familiarity with health care revenue cycle practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of team members (functional or administrative).
  • 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.
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: 68195

Posted 16 days ago

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