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Senior Programmer Analyst, Interface/Interoperability

Job ID: 102771 Date posted: June 15, 2020

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

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The Senior Programmer Analyst leads the design, creation and support of application software executing on the Sharp HealthCare systems.  Interprets and translates functional specifications into efficient and effective code following departmental standards.    Uses sound judgment in performing change control management, including synchronization of test and production environments. Performs code review using sound knowledge and judgment regarding IS principles and department specifications.
Documents file structures, programming constructs, installation and operating instruction and other technical features and project status of applications developed or installed by the department. Exhibits structured programming methodology in code.  Uses standardized naming conventions.  Ensures that production delays do not occur due to negligence or failure to following proper procedures.
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

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability


  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Telecommute

  • Professional growth

  • Education reimbursement

  • Innovation

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