Senior Application Developer, Mobility Applications

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Iowa City, IA Technology $65,000 yearly
Position Summary:
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) are seeking an experienced technical professional as a Senior Application Developer, Mobility Applications within the Communication and Collaboration Division. HCIS provides and supports information and communication systems and technology that facilitate quality patient care, progressive medical education, and innovative research. HCIS serve University of Iowa Health Care by providing comprehensive, high level support for patient care delivery, internal and external communication, technology innovation, medical education, and research. Creating and maintaining a positive, productive, and rewarding environment for information technology and communication staff. Duties include:
  • To provide technical leadership and project management support for the development, configuration and implementation of mobility and other communication systems offerings.  Provide technical support of all related activities and ongoing maintenance of these systems, including the integration into clinical and business operations.
  • Serve as technical lead on large-scale projects by recommending technical design for new or revised applications related to mobility and other communication systems.
  • Manage small-scale projects by developing project plans and leading project teams to ensure project goals and objectives are met.
  • Work directly with customers to identify critical functional requirements, implement new system functionality and serve as a Subject Matter Expert for mobility and other communication systems offerings.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with application owners, stakeholders, vendors and information system teams in support of mobility and other communication systems offerings.
  • Develop and maintain detailed support plans associated with ongoing maintenance and support of mobility and other communication systems service lines and related applications, including participating in upgrade and testing activities.
  • Provide technical support for all mobility system service lines by assisting in resolving end users’ issues and concerns. 
  • Research, review, troubleshoot and analyze system opportunities and problems to identify solutions and/or make appropriate referrals.
  • May travel to customer sites in support of the implementation or upgrade of mobility and other communication systems services.
  • May provide administrative and/or functional supervision over assigned staff (Senior level)
Triage customer support calls from users 8-5 Monday-Friday.  Provide some 24x7 on-call support.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
Pay Grade:
Salary: $65,000 to commensurate – 5B
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: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, Iowa 
Staff Type: Professional & Scientific
Type of Position: Regular 
Position Qualifications:
Education Required
Bachelor’s in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience.
  • Experience in the development and/or support of applications used by non-technical customers to support and enhance business processes, typically 5-7 years for Senior Developer in leadership roles, and a comprehensive understanding of database technologies.
  • Experience working with application owners and/or vendors to analyze system and integration requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work independently as well as cooperatively with others, with a strong focus on customer service 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with basic project management.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in a work/academic environment
Desirable Qualifications 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with any of the following workflows: scheduling, referrals, ambulatory or inpatient clinical documentation, patient EHR portals, and telemedicine.
  • Experience working with and supporting any of the following communication systems: Voalte, Stanley Healthcare RTLS, Spok/Amcom, emergency notification systems, RF paging system/pagers, other mobile communication systems, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Project Management experience implementing and managing multiple small to large-scale projects.
  • Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects, including development of system and process documentation.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, OneNote, PowerPoint).
The department intends to hire for one position from either Application Developer, Mobility Applications, requisition #19004636 or Sr. Application Developer, Mobility Applications, requisition #19004635, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you which to be considered or both.  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 the 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.
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Job ID: 69689

Posted 21 days ago

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