Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Interface Developer in Beaverton, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling an Interface Developer to our locations in Renton & Seattle WA, Beaverton & Portland OR, Burbank, Irvine & Anaheim CA, Missoula MT and Anchorage AK.

We are seeking an Interface Developer to possess journey-level knowledge in a technical field or healthcare operations and can be assigned to several logical interfaces for development or production support.

This role is responsible for obtaining an in-depth understanding of the core interface functions and evaluation of requirements for multiple types of interfaces and can assist on general troubleshooting for interface production issues. Through customer interviews, will identify the key data elements and how they relate to various workflow scenarios.

This role conducts connection, functional and mapped record testing in preparation for live cut-over and role is accountable for documenting current interface workflows and projected workflows, verifying the scope of interfaces and maintaining all associated project and operational interface documents. This role will build, design and implement new and existing interfaces in the Bridges and Core point environments to support the healthcare infrastructure in support of patient and physician workflow.

The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes Providence mission, values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the values and mission of the organization. This role must adhere to the strict interface team code promotion process as well and the Providence enterprise change processes.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage HL7 messages through Bridges, the Epic interface utility toolkit

  • Manage HL7 messages in Corepoint

  • Work within Epic data structure and Chronicals

  • Use information and analysis to evaluate and report on specific operational topics

  • Assist other employees with inquiries or problems

  • Lead small to medium internal project work teams

  • Use professional knowledge and some independent judgment in making decisions or recommending a course of action

  • Code in standard scripting language

  • Work with customers to determine and document data needs requirements

  • Build, design and implement new and existing interfaces to support healthcare infrastructure in support of patient and physician work flow

  • Understand and self-teaches on coding methodology

  • Conduct all phases of testing

  • Educate customers, creates documentation as appropriate

  • Work with internal teams to make decisions

  • Use information and analysis, sometimes complex, to evaluate and report on specific topics

  • Support interfaces on an on-going basis through various performance monitoring

  • Track, investigate, and resolve system errors

  • Ability to independently prioritize work assignments, meets deadlines

  • Analyze current system and procedures and can collaborate to identify design constraints


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Information Services or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

  • 4 years of functional experience in a healthcare setting or relevant information technology experience with at least 3 years of experience as a System or Application Analyst. Key experience highlights include: knowledge and demonstrated use of at least one scripting language (SQL, PERL); basic understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) from requirements through testing and deployment; demonstrated excellent oral and written communication and problem solving skills; an ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing; demonstrated knowledge of HL7, X12, and/or other interface or Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards.

  • Epic Bridges Certification within six months of job acceptance; with yearly certification required.

  • Corepoint 1 training and subsequent standards training with two successful code promotions to production within six months of job acceptance.

  • Experience with building, designing and implementing new interfaces with Epic Bridges and Corepoint.

Preferred experience:

  • Clinical laboratory or pharmacy experience.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Applications

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): California-Burbank, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, Montana-Missoula, Washington-Seattle, Alaska-Anchorage, California-Anaheim, California-Irvine

Req ID: 251972

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