Senior Software Developer
Company: PacificSource Health Plans
Posted on: March 31, 2019
Provide development leadership for information solutions involving
clinical data from Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platforms,
Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and other sources such as
claims adjudication systems, data warehouses, etc. for internal and
external customers and partners. Responsibilities include analyzing
requirements, understanding business processes and needs, and
recommending solutions to achieve the business goals. Solutions
will include analysis, integration, and creation of data assets,
implementation and integration of purchased systems and development
of applications and integrations where appropriate. Projects are
completed with cross-functional teams of IT peers and business
partners. Manage time and requirement expectations to ensure a high
degree of stakeholder and user satisfaction.
- Analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems. Design
solutions to process data, and provide integration with other
systems or applications. Assess user requirements and provide input
to departments and other IT staff to improve user
- Proactively identify, diagnose, and resolve potential and
evident system problems. Top level escalation for troubleshooting
support to other staff.
- Design and apply new methods and procedures. Develop and test
systems, programs, workflows, reports, and databases. Focus on
efficiency and effectiveness.
- Prepare systems specifications, project plans, and other
internal documents. Ensure users and partners understand nature of
work being performed, as well as timeframes and milestones. Provide
regular status updates to management and stakeholders.
- Depending on focus, maintain existing functionality in company
web portals by working with internal and external users to develop
new portal features or install new versions of vendor software and
perform unit, system, and integrated tests. Work closely with
related staff to upgrade and maintain systems.
- Train users in technical aspects of systems.
- Leadership role in selection and recommendation of suppliers
and vendors. Participate in management of those relationships.
- Develop and maintain metrics to provide visibility to system
functions and company operational data. Educate stakeholders on
- Advocate for standard use of technology to improve company
efficiency, system accuracy and correctness, and customer value.
Advocate use of technology to empower stakeholders.
- Prioritize work effectively to ensure both success of projects
and smooth operation of existing functions. Supporting
- Meet department and company performance and attendance
regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Work Experience: 7+ years of senior-level healthcare systems
development and analysis. EMR, healthcare and health insurance
industry and claims/billing systems experience involving Cognizant
or Edifecs platform technologies preferred. Education,
Certificates, Licenses: BS in Computer Science or equivalent
education. Project management certification, MS or MBA preferred.
Knowledge: Required technical experience includes strong knowledge
of HL7, CCDA, ORU, FHIR, and other clinical data formats.
Development expertise with MS SQL, VS.NET, Strong debugging skills.
Strong familiarity with EMR integrations and APIs. Advanced
experience with databases, ETL, and SQL stored procedures.
Experience with healthcare related EDI standards strongly
preferred. Ability to learn new concepts and languages quickly.
Ability to work in a team as well as independently. Additional
desired experience includes: Data architecture, structured testing,
quality assurance, and enterprise application environment
management. Strong familiarity with healthcare payer business
processes. Excellent verbal and written communications skills
required. Must be able to engage with all levels of the
organization, vendors, and customers. Competencies Our Values
- Building Customer Loyalty
- Building Strategic Work Relationships
- Building Trust
- Continuous Improvement
- Contributing to Team Success
- Planning and Organizing
- Work Standards
- We are committed to doing the right thing.
- We are one team working toward a common goal.
- We are each responsible for our customers' experience.
- We practice open communication at all levels of the company to
foster individual, team and company growth.
- We actively participate in efforts to improve our
communities-internal and external.
- We encourage creativity, innovation, continuous improvement,
and the pursuit of excellence. Environment: Work inside in a
general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment.
Travel is required approximately 5% of the time. Physical
Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods
of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to
include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of
files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both
written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.
Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and
level of work performed by employees within this position and is
subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted
as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.
Employment remains AT-WILL at all times. PacificSource is an equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to status as a
protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or
other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age. #Dice
Keywords: PacificSource Health Plans, Springfield , Senior Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Oregon
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