Responsible for detailed analysis, design and maintenance of system integration functions. Presents designs and seeks acceptance of project sponsor and IT leadership. Obtains approval prior to making any changes to active, production interfaces.
Performs feasibility studies and requirements analysis for system integration between applications using healthcare and industry standard formats. Assist applications analysts in preparing data flow diagrams and analyzing data quality.
Uses a variety of approved technical techniques including interface engines, message routing, reformatting with GUI tools and scripting languages, and various communication protocols including TCP/IP and FTP.
Conversant in HL7, PDF, ASCII, Flat File, HTML, XML, X.12, DICOM, HIPAA message formats.
Based on understanding of data and functional requirements, develops and maintains interfaces between core application systems and other applications using the interface engine manager and other technologies.
Documents all interfaces through out the health system for the following functions: Data flow diagrams, Simplified interface troubleshooting for non-interface engineers, Full interface documentation for troubleshooting by interface engineers, Any other documentation as needed.
Analyzes data flow, application configurations, and interfaces to facilitate successful troubleshooting.
Assists with the development of integrated test plans
Assists with the development policies regarding the maintenance and support of application interfaces.
Performs feasibility and gap analysis, complete specification, test plans, test cases/scenarios, perform testing, document results and obtain user verification/signoff of system modifications.
Prepares project plans, and supports applications implementation projects by meeting deadlines as agreed upon and established in the project plan, giving advanced notification when a deadline is not feasible as early as possible in the process.
Maintains a good working relationship with outside consultants and vendors. Works closely with vendor technical personnel, leading and facilitating interface design and implementation.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under moderately stressful situations.
Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
Consistently demonstrates a professional, self-directed approach to department responsibilities.
Performs on call duty as required.
Accepts additional responsibilities as assigned.
Adheres to dress code.
Completes annual and department educational requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements.
Wears identification while on duty.
Maintains confidentiality at all times.
Attends department staff meetings as required within the department.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards
Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department.
Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures.
Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.