Application Developer, Cupid

University of Iowa Health Care

Coralville, IA Technology $51,718 to $ yearly
This Professional & Scientific position will be filled as an Application Developer (PIA2) and is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Position Summary:
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 Heart and Vascular Center and Health Care Information Systems.
Core job duties include: 
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to analyze workflows and develop application design.
  • Research system solutions.
  • Create functional/technical specifications for system build.
  • Configure and customize applications.
  • Review the application build for efficiency, completeness and correctness.
  • Perform unit and integrated testing of assigned application workflows.
  • Troubleshoot/debug and identify malfunctioning systems. Implement fixes.
  • Develop and maintain testing scripts for execution during special update and system upgrade cycles. 
  • Resolve complex system problems through participation in on-call rotations.
  • Document system design and build.
  • Create work plans for assigned projects
  • Monitor and report progress of work plans.
  • Evaluate system upgrades to identify new functionality 
  • Demonstrate features to the user community and assess applicability,
     impact and value
  • Optimize workflows with new/modified functionality in compliance with the Epic Good Maintenance Program
  • Obtain and maintain Epic certification(s)
  • Complete ITIL Foundations training and adhere to use requirements 
  • Understand and adhere to Change Management policies and procedures
  • Understand and adhere to IT Security policies and procedures
  • Travel to customer sites for sustained periods of time to support application implementation, upgrade, and/or optimization
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 Karmen Dillon (
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 
Education Required
Bachelor’s in Computer Science or MIS or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience. 
Experience Required: 
  • Experience in the development, configuration and/or support of applications used by non-technical customers to support and enhance healthcare workflows processes. Typically, 3-5 years for an Application Developer role including experience with programming tools and an understanding of database technologies.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability using tools for customizing vendor application software.
  • Demonstrated ability 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 with any of the following workflows:  cardiology, catheterization laboratory, procedural and surgical services, ambulatory/inpatient nursing, or physician documentation.
  • Experience supporting the configuration and development of at least one healthcare enterprise application or area of functionality.
  • Experience supporting device integration in a catheterization laboratory, procedural, perioperative, ambulatory or hospital setting.
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following: Cupid, Optime, EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient.
  • 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.
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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.
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Job ID: 68920

Posted 23 days ago

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