Interface Analyst

SUMMARY:

This position is in Warwick, RI.

Under the general supervision of the Sr. Applications Analyst, the Interface Analyst is responsible for developing and testing the interoperability of applications across enterprise computer systems. This employee will participate in the tracking of application design, as well as implementation, monitor customer feedback and update code to improve functionality and the flow of data between software systems.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works with Sr. Applications Analyst to develop and test new interfaces by participating in all aspects of the interface architecture process.

Participates in interface projects by providing analytical and technical guidance to team members and project managers.

Captures user requirements through collaboration with vendors, department managers, end users and business analysts.

Design logic flows and develops interface scripts utilizing a variety of tools, programming languages and applications.

Evaluates new and existing technologies and makes recommendations for system improvements and/or efficiencies.

Performs system upgrades as needed.

Works with client engineers or other application partners and vendors to ensure receipt of all relevant data elements or to troubleshoot interface related issues.

Creates all necessary documentation including interface logic, configuration, and system changes.

Administers testing to validate the completeness of new interfaces.

Resolves issues as they arise while implementing strategies to handle reoccurrences.

Implements and monitors quality control measures and system alerts to ensure all data transactions reach the appropriate end points.

Assists with overall I.T.support inquiries and participates in scheduled I.T. on-call rotation.

Adheres to company’s code of conduct and acts in accordance with company’s mission, vision and values.

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge of the healthcare environment preferred.

Experience in outpatient imaging setting and hospital applications a plus.

Knowledge of HL-7 standards, XML, CCDA, Web services (SOAP) interfaces and IHE.

Knowledge of basic networking skills including TCP/IP, SFTP, FTP, SSH.

Should possess a strong understanding of programming languages and framework. Javascript and Cache a plus.

Basic understanding and familiarity with government regulations (e.g. HIPAA, Clinical Decision Support) preferred

Strong analytic skills and attention to detail.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

A team player attitude.

EDUCATION:

BS, BA in computer science, or work experience equivalent

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum 2 years of experience as an HL7 interface analyst or equivalent position. Experience in using multiple interface connectivity methods i.e. TCP/IP, ftp protocols.

Experience with HL7 message types; ORM, ADT, ORU preferred.

Experience with Ensemble and Mirth Connect Interface Engines preferred.

Experience with Ancillary systems such as PACS, Voice Recognition Software, and an understanding of their relationship to both the interface and the function of the healthcare practice

Knowledge of Healthcare systems such as Epic, Meditech, Quest Diagnostics, Athena, eCW, AllScripts, Cerner a plus

About Rhode Island Medical Imaging:

Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) has a network of 12 private state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging facilities that are staffed by over 70 board certified radiologists with broad-based experience and subspecialty training in Bone Densitometry (DEXA), Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) including the most extensive 3T MRI imaging network in Rhode Island, Mammography, Ultrasound, and X-ray.

RIMI radiologists perform and interpret imaging in Rhode Island at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Miriam Hospital, Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Roger Williams Medical Center, and Women & Infants Hospital, and most recently at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA. Most of RIMI’s radiologists are also faculty members at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

For over 75 years RIMI has provided Rhode Island with imaging excellence (since 1943).

*** Benefits offered include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; AFLAC; paid vacation, sick and holidays; 401K and retirement plan.

To Apply

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Voyer at employment@rimirad.com.