Programmer Analyst/Rules Application Specialist

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Jul 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Programmer Analyst/Rules Application Specialist-1701541

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At Stony Brook Medicine, a Programmer Analyst/Rules Application Specialist is a valuable member of our team, who will develop and support all clinical systems that the department is responsible for. The incumbent may be assigned to a project team as part of technical build resource, or support any production systems to ensure the availability of the applications. The Senior Programmer/Analyst may also oversee the work of Lead Programmer/Analysts as needed.

The Programmer Analyst/Rules Application Specialist will be responsible for the build of rules in Cerner Millennium, and also investigating and resolving Cerner application issues using core Cerner tools such as Bedrock, Discern, Core Code Builder, Core Event Manager, and Ops View Scheduler. Daily responsibilities will include researching and building new functionality as needed, working with clinical end users and the vendor to determine the best and most innovative solutions.

Duties may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Reviews, analyzes and implements change/enhancement requests to production applications.
  • Investigates and helps resolve application problems.
  • Maintain stability and reliability of all systems.
  • Participate in new projects when appropriate.
  • Keep management informed of project status.
  • Assists in testing system functionality as well as validating application integrity.
  • Ensure the addition of new applications are technically sound.
  • Participate in Cerner application upgrades and implementations.
  • Debug system problems as needed (his/her own, as well as programs written by others).
  • Participate in system design sessions.
  • Adhere to coding guidelines and standards of Information technology.
  • Adhere to customer service standards.
  • Provide oncall/recall support.
  • Provide reporting needs when necessary.
  • Document all work according to standards.

Qualifications

Required: Minimum three (3) years of IT experience in a complex healthcare environment, preferably in academic medical centers or tertiary care settings. Bachelors Degree in computer science, information systems or related field will ensure that the incumbent has the conceptual skills required for this demanding role. In lieu of computer science or information systems related degree, 4-5 years of experience in a healthcare related IT environment. IT related experience that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the standard tools, workflow processes, and/or procedures and concepts used in the deployment and development of application software necessary to run the healthcare systems business, clinical or financial systems.


Preferred: Experience with Cerner Millennium, Cerner Discern apps, CCL, FSI Interfaces, Cerner Bedrock Wizard, Citrix Applications, XML, LINUX, ORACLE, FTP protocol.


Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Lead Programmer/Analyst
Job Field: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Information Technology-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30a-5:00pInformation Technology-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jul 21, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 20, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL3

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