Application Developer, Optime

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Coralville, IA Technology $51,718 yearly
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.
Pay Grade:
Salary: $51,718 to commensurate
The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave.  Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at
Percent of Time: 100%
Location: 3281 Ridgeway Dr, Coralville, IA  52241
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular 
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 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

Desired Qualifications
· Experience supporting an EMR in a perioperative and procedural, ambulatory or hospital setting
· Experience with any of the following: perioperative and/or procedural workflows, inventory management systems, ambulatory or inpatient nursing, surgeon/procedural workflows
· Epic certification related but not limited to the following: Epic Optime, Epic Anesthesia, 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
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.  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.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
To apply for this position visit our website at and search job listings by the Information Technology category, requisition #19004329.

Job ID: 69462

Posted 13 days ago

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