Senior Programmer Analyst - HL7 Interface

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description

Position Summary


As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

***This is not a remote position. Alternative work schedule eligible***

Position Summary:
Provides technical lead and subject matter expertise in hospital systems programming support. Converts business requirements into program specifications. Analyzes impact of proposed solutions on business applications. Develops, implements, and maintains application systems and programs. Ensures satisfactory functioning through testing, analysis of results, and correction of deficiencies according to business requirements. Provides application assistance to support, technical, and operation areas.

Job Requirement

Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer information systems, computer programming or field related to the position and six (6) years of progressively responsible experience as an applications or systems programmer/analyst.
Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Certain positions may require certification in specific information systems technology programs.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

  • Practical knowledge of Health Level 7 protocols and programming methods
  • Experience with enterprise interface platforms such as Cloverleaf.
  • Practical knowledge of Structure Query Language (SQL)standards, data modeling and programming methods
  • Experience coordinating efforts of multi-discipline teams

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Programming languages such as C++, Visual Basic, RPG, and other generative and contemporary languages; structured programming methodology; database design methods and support utilities; computer programming, data modeling, and object-oriented programming procedures and techniques; batch and on-line applications techniques; operating principles and characteristics of various computers and associated hardware; job planning, project planning and management; prioritizing and scheduling techniques; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.Skill in:
Preparing detailed written instructions and documentation; analyzing instructions and data; converting specifications to computer language; gather and analyze facts, define problems, and devise solutions; programming procedures and techniques in the implementation of computer programs; developing logical procedures and coding their steps into programming instructions and developing tests to validate program design; troubleshooting hardware and software problems and debugging programs and applications; preparing clear and concise program documentation, customer procedures, reports of work performed and other written material; Instructing customer in the operation of new or revised computer applications; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; communicating effectively in oral and written form; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Las Vegas, Nevada United States View Map