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The Health Information Technology (HIT) Interface Developer works under general direction and is responsible for developing healthcare data interfaces to normalize exchange data for

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Typical Functions:

Develops and deploys data interfaces that facilitate formats such as Health Language 7 (HL7), Consolidated Clinical Data Architecture (CDA/CCDA) and other types of healthcare data interfaces, including but not limited to applications such as Mirth. Facilitates site to site virtual private network (VPN) configuration and support. Develops and implements cross document repository exchanges, utilizing XDS.b and XDR, between the health information exchange (HIE) and interfacing systems. Manages implementation of the interfaces between the HIE and electronic medical record/hospital information system (EMR/HIS) vendor; develops and designs system integration for the SHARE participants from definition phase through implementation; monitors budgets associated with each phase. Develops detailed test plans and executes test to verify interfaces satisfy design requirements, and updates scripts based on results; validates data between sending SHARE participant messages and Mirth as well as between internal systems and Mirth. Participates in and assists with cyber security regulations (i.e., HIPAA, HITECH); collaborates with internal and external project teams(s) and other technical subject matter experts on technical work, and proactively communicates plans and progress to coworkers, customers, and management. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, government regulations and agency rules related to health information data exchange. Knowledge of the State Health Alliance for Records Exchange (SHARE). Knowledge of system architecture decisions and diagrams. Knowledge of applications development and implementation. Knowledge of HL-7 interface development and CCDA exchange. Knowledge of cyber security regulations (i.e., HIPAA, HITECH). Knowledge of certificate authorities. Knowledge of information security risk assessments. Knowledge of program budget planning and monitoring. Knowledge of Meaningful Use requirements and related metrics used by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Project, Excel and PowerPoint and Visio). Ability to code, debug, profile and performance tune applications. Ability to analyze complex hardware, software and connectivity problems and provide needed solutions. Ability to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously. Ability to work effectively on an independent and collaborative team basis. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to monitor program budgets and identify and resolve cost issues. Ability to utilize information technology programs and products.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in computer science, business administration, public administration, healthcare administration, public health or a related field; plus five years of progressively more responsible experience in operational management, technology based project management, network and/or information technology systems design at an operational level, including healthcare information technology, HL-7 interface development and associated applications, technical requirements planning, information technology process mapping using Mirth and Visio. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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