Senior Application Developer – Stork, Department of OB-Gyn

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking a Senior Application Developer to provide technical leadership for enhancing and supporting the Epic Stork application and reporting as it relates to the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grant.


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.
  • Wear a pager and providing some 24x7 on-call support.


Pay Grade:

Salary: $65,000 to commensurate – Paygrade 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: 3281 Ridgeway Dr, Coralville, IA  52241

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular


Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and related application development/support experience


Required Qualifications

  • 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 including experience with programming tools and a comprehensive understanding of database technologies (e.g., Caché, SQL Server)
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with basic project management.
  • 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: obstetrics and gynecology nursing or physician documentation, standards of practice, reporting and discharge follow-up.
  • Experience supporting an EHR in an ambulatory or hospital setting.
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following:  Stork, EpicCare Ambulatory, EpicCare Inpatient, Epic Clinical Tools, SmartForms.
  • Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects.
  • Proven ability to write application test scripts.
  • Experience troubleshooting 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.


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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: 70980

Posted 14 days ago

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