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Senior Programmer Analyst, Interface/Interoperability

Job ID: 96316 Date posted: June 15, 2019

  • Sharp HealthCare
  • ISD Interface/Interoperability
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time

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The Sr. Programmer Analyst, Interfaces utilizes toolkits, utilities, and programs, to support, enhance, and maintain vendor supplied applications. This role is responsible for application programming, consulting with users and stakeholders to determine software, business, and system functional specifications. The Sr. Programmer analyzes complex requirements, designs, builds, and evaluates existing or proposed solutions, prepares specifications and diagrams, and logic flowcharts. Programs, tests, documents and implements complex scripts, reports, interfaces, applications, data fed dashboards, and utility jobs. Brings competency to programming duties required to support Sharp’s environment in a highly available manner. Promotes the effective and efficient use of programming resources and facilitates client workflows. Will manage IT project initiatives, provide planning activities, and act as a mentor to peers. Exercises discretion with independent thought and judgment. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Knowledge and/or experience with patient related interface development, Cloverleaf Interface Engine, Cener Open Engine, clinical and management applications such as Cerner PowerChart, GE Centricity and Allscripts Touchworks
The Clinical Interfaces team is a small team of 4 IT professionals. Clinical Interfaces builds and monitors the HL7 v2.x interfaces that are managed by the Cloverleaf Integration Services tool, which is referred to as Cloverleaf or Interface Engine. They also serve as the technical resource for the Interoperability team.
Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC).  These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system.  These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.


This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County
8 hour day shift, on call rotation, evening, night and weekends as needed.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Minimum of five (5) years with increasingly responsible relevant programming/applications design experience that included leadership responsibilities.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a health care environment
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Business or related area preferred. Relevant Experience in excess of five (5) years or appropriate certifications may be substituted.
  • Working understanding of HL7 and interface engines.
  • Experience with AIX, VMS or Linux servers
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience with interface engines
  • Cloverleaf Level 1 or above
  • Familiarity with scripting languages such as tcl, perl, powershell
  • Experience with Windows servers
  • Experience with SQL or SQLite
  • Experience with multiple clinical applications, such as General Electric Centricity Business, Cerner, Allscripts
  • Project Management experience.

Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of interview


Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class



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  • Generous time off

  • Telecommute

  • Professional growth

  • Education reimbursement

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