Application Developer – Cadence & Referrals

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Job Reference #: 20003171

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking an Application Developer to be responsible for the design and/or modification of complex hospital patient access 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 acting as a 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. 


Pay Grade:

Salary: $51,718 to commensurate – Paygrade 4B

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 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 3-5 years for an Application Developer role
  • Experience contributing to an integrated information system implementation cycle though areas such as design, workflow analysis, build, training, implementation, testing and support
  • 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 knowledge of and experience with basic project management
  • 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 the work/academic environment
  • Ability to provide some 24x7 on-call support

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Experience supporting an Electronic Health Record (EHR) in an ambulatory or hospital setting
  • Experience with any of the following workflows: patient scheduling, referrals, prior authorization, registration
  • Familiarity with health care revenue cycle practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with hospital/physician scheduling, referral, prior authorization, or registration systems.
  • Experience collaborating with technical and non-technical staff on system implementation projects
  • Proven ability to write application test scripts.
  • Experience contributing to the support, configuration and development of at least one Epic-specific healthcare enterprise application
  • Epic certification related but not limited to the following: Epic Cadence, Epic Referrals, Epic Prelude


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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Application Instructions:

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.

Job ID: 71669

Posted 15 days ago

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