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Providence Health & Services Interface Developer - Health Information Management in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Interface Developer in one of the following Regions: Beaverton, OR, Renton, WA, Anchorage Alaska, Torrance or Burbank CA.

The Interface Developer possesses seasoned knowledge in a technical field or healthcare operations and can be assigned to several logical interfaces for development or production support and may provide mentorship and peer review to other team members. 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 complex 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.

In this position you will:

  • Build strong working relationships with managers in area of responsibility & coaches managers/supervisors in understanding the process, developing return to work strategies that support business needs and expectations when identifying task assignments and assisting in transitional duty assignment offer

  • 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

  • Lead medium to large internal project work teams

  • Code in standard scripting language

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

  • Educate customers, creates documentation as appropriate

  • Analyzes complex information system and/or interface problems

  • Train and mentor Interface Developers, and assists other team members with difficult inquiries or problems


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Business Management, Information Services or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

  • 7 years of functional experience in a healthcare setting or relevant information technology experience with at least 4 years of experience as a System or Application Analyst.

  • 2 years of experience working in a standard transactional engine (i.e. Corepoint, Cloverleaf, Mirth, eGate) Key experience highlights include: knowledge and demonstrated use of at least one scripting language (SQL, PERL, Objectscript as examples); 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 required within six months of job acceptance; with yearly certification

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

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: Development

Location: Oregon-Beaverton

Other Location(s): Alaska-Anchorage, California-Burbank, Washington-Renton, California-Torrance

Req ID: 208748