HIE Integration Engineer I

Less than 5 years experience  •  Misc. Healthcare

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/13/17
Kingsport, TN
Less than 5 years experience
Misc. Healthcare
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/13/17

Description Since 2007, OnePartner has been providing consulting and data solution services with a specialty in technology and healthcare transformation. OnePartner is looking for qualified candidates to help us on challenging health information exchange (HIE) projects. As our team continues to grow, we're looking for talented, experienced software developers and interoperability professionals with experience in health information exchange.

Here's who should send in a resume for consideration:
• Someone who is familiar with interoperability and is comfortable not only with traditional point-to-point integration with HL7 2.x but also with CCD, C-CDA, and/or IHE profiles. Understanding of one or more EMRs (integration, single sign-on, etc.) is also beneficial. We’re looking for a hands-on developer who can fulfill the responsibilities often assigned to an interface analyst, such as requirements gathering and development of technical specs. That said, the primary skill set is technical, and successful candidates need to be able to develop complex interfaces from beginning to end.

• A software developer experienced with web and/or desktop application development and hands-on experience with languages such as Java, C#, and SQL are desired. The most important thing is that we need a person with a professional software developer's mindset, a passion for solving problems and adapts easily to new technologies.
An ideal candidate would have prior experience, but not required, with dbMotion or another HIE platform. Our work at OnePartner encompasses a very broad range of experience, and it's a rare individual who's strong in all areas. The ideal candidate will possess not only a range of technical knowledge and capabilities, but also eagerness to understand policy considerations that drive an HIE, experience dealing with the dynamics of stakeholder and vendor participation in an exchange, strong communication skills and an ability to evangelize on the benefits of a health information exchange.
The right candidate will be able to quickly climb the OnePartnerHIE learning curve if they already possess an understanding of underlying concepts such as:
• Traditional HL7 messaging / integration (ADT and clinical message types)
• CDA-based message formats (CCD, C-CDA)
• Web services / XML / XSLT
• IHE profiles, including PIX/PDQ, XDS.b, and XCA
• EHR interoperability
• Patient and provider portals
• Population management / analytics
• Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs)

We want people who are smart, creative and like to be challenged.

General Summary:
The HIE Integration Engineer I will support activities related to on-boarding information into the OnePartnerHIE community record. Coordination with OnePartnerHIE clients, management, vendors and other departments would be required as well the ability to use critical thinking, prioritize assignments and open issues. Must demonstrate proven technical and problem solving capabilities in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate for this position will not let barriers stand in their way and will always provide the customer with the highest level of support.

Main Responsibilities:
• Creating re-usable solution that can be applied in different scenarios
• Modifying configuration files that supports changes in the product
• Creating white-list filtering for interfaces
• Creates scripts to automate routine tasks
• Offers suggestions on how to make internal processes more efficient
• Creates and maintains inbound and outbound HL7 interfaces
• Participates in weekly on boarding discussion with OnePartnerHIE clients and makes valuable contributions
• Ability to analyze HL7 message for compliance against a standard specification. Identify issues and present them to the client for resolution
• Communicate with clients and co-workers in non-technical situations
• Monitoring the HIE environment for interface related issues
• Escalates top priority, production-critical issues to the appropriate staff
• Creates documentation for project level activities in a format that is shareable with team members to improve team productivity
• Works well independently and/or in team environments
• Detail oriented, able to juggle a lot of projects at the same time
• Meets individual productivity goals set by management
• Performs regression testing to ensure product works as expected
• Provide data to generate team performance metrics.
• Follows operational procedures.
• Identify the common causes of the defects, prioritize them and systematically remove them so that they do not reoccur in further development work.
• Participate in focus groups and workshops, attend vendor training and demonstrations.
• Possess senior level technical knowledge of assigned application technology.
• Work with Business Analyst to understand the customer’s product-specific requirements and configuration and translate them to technical design specifications and data flow from which programs are developed and coded.
• Codes, tests, debugs, implements, and documents programs or technical configuration.
• Ensure programs meet technical specifications and standards.
• Interact with Business Analysts during the software build or configuration and testing process.
• Perform technical application configuration and configure /run reports at user request.
• Design and execute unit, system and integration test plans for new developments/releases/reports.
• Maintain technical documentation based on standard operating procedures in support of the assigned application.
• Perform application maintenance activities
•Provide production support.
•Interface with Business Analyst to assist in resolving support calls escalated by the Service Desk.
• Assist in supporting activations and rollouts.
• Consistent efforts to deliver quality solutions as per agreed scope.
• Customer focus and close alignment with the customers’ business objectives.
• Ensure efforts to continually improve domain knowledge.
• Ensure the quality of the deliverables as per the defined standards
• Document issues with resolutions and share with team members to improve team productivity.
• Provide data to generate team performance metrics.
• Knowledge transfer with other team members to improve overall team education level
• Take complete ownership for the assigned task and timely inform the progress of the project / task to all stakeholders.
• Adherence to the defined standards.
• Take initiative and drives to bring to logical conclusion; proactive approach.
• Provide accurate and timely information and escalates when there are issues.
• Actively participate in meetings and make valuable contribution.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Requirements Education/Experience/Knowledge:
• 1-3 years of hands-on experience with HL7 interfaces
• 1-3 years of hands-on experience with XML, JavaScript, C#, VB.Net, T-Sql
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred
• Experience with HIE (health care information exchange) desired.
• Experience with SQL Server
• Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills along with the ability to research a problem and apply the correct solution
• Excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal and time-management skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize own work as-needed
• Solid understanding of networking fundamentals, VPN's, IP's and ports
• Passion for computers, technology and problem solving.
• Works well independently and/or in team environments
• Detail oriented, able to juggle a lot of projects at the same time

Physical/Mental Demands:
Combination of walking, sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Occasional stress from balancing multiple tasks.

Requisition Number 17-0137

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