HL7 Interface Engineer
Location:
The Woodlands , Texas
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
16009854-en-us
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.
 
We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.  Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
 
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
 
Position Description
The Interface Engineer will provide development for applications and interfaces, and work in close collaboration with clinical and corporate stakeholders to provide interface development. This position will support, maintain and develop HL7 Interfaces utilizing the Cloverleaf Interface Engine. The incumbent will evaluate user requirements for interface development and enhancements; design, develop, support and maintain interfaces in a complex and heterogeneous IT environment. The incumbent will also provide overall leadership to other interface engineers.    Other duties will include, developing and maintaining interface support documentation and providing support to various IT related projects as needed.
 
Key Responsibilities
  1. Design and Develop HL7 interfaces utilizing Integration Best Practices
  2. Provide day to day support for interfaces and provide technical expertise to other engineers and stakeholders
  3. Provide architecture and design options to leadership to better increase efficiencies  with interfacing across multiple platforms
  4. Provide IT leadership to ensure delivery of interfaces on time and meeting scope and quality expectations
  5. Ability to function productively on multiple project teams simultaneously
  6. Ability to work independently without any supervision
  7. Experienced working in a high paced environment and  ability to work effectively under pressure/stressful conditions to meet tight deadlines
  8. Ability to provide level of effort estimates and to perform tasks within the estimated level of effort and schedule

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
4 years experience in software engineering
 
Critical Skills:
  • 4 or more years working with Cloverleaf and/or other health care interface engines.
  • Experienced in creating and developing high quality, well documented HL7interfaces.
  • Knowledge of clinical applications and systems (Practice Management Systems, Lab Information Systems, Radiation Systems,  Electronic Heath Record Applications)
  • Ability to develop programming standards and techniques to assure efficient program logic and data manipulation.
  • Experience programming in various languages and databases (Oracle and/or SQL) for client/server
 
 Additional Knowledge/Skills
  • EDI or XML experience a plus
  • ITIL certifications a plus
 
Education
4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
 
Working Conditions
Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) – Normal office environment
 
Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.) – Normal office environment requirements
 
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.
 
We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.
 
But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.
 
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
 
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
 
Agency Statement
No agencies please.

A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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