Applications Developer Sr.

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About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth.
Business Enterprise Systems (8770)
Responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining data collection, integration and storage tools. Includes the development of new applications not provided by software vendors, customization of vendor-supplied systems and development to further integrate a mix of vendor-supplied and internally developed applications and databases.
This Senior-Level position would typically work on increasingly complex projects, including projects with the highest impact and/or visibility across PeaceHealth. Senior Application Developers would typically work with minimal supervision, would work as mentors to other Developers on the team, and would not only have a grasp of all existing standards in use among the Development group, but would also stay abreast of industry trends and propose new standards (along with implementation plans) when needed.
1. Responsible for proposing new Development standards as needed, with proposed implementation plans for new standards.
2. Trains and mentors other Developers within the work team.
3. Serves as a participant and/or consultant to projects with highest complexity, impact, and visibility.
4. Designs, tests, install and upgrades production relational databases and accompanying applications.
5. Develop and maintain logical and physical entity/relationship data models and implement model schemas within standard database technologies. Plans and conducts structured testing of database designs to confirm functionality and performance
6. With key stakeholders, conduct analysis of application environments, document requirements, and define technical architecture. Develop customizations and tailoring of applications and databases, knowledgeably coordinate details across a variety of teams. May serve as an application consultant in defining systems to achieve objectives for technical and application support.
7. Plan and conduct periodic application performance monitoring to ensure general response times meet customer expectations. Performs routine or customary operational and monitoring activities to ensure database environments are stable and capable of meeting on-going business needs.
8. Works collaboratively with key stakeholders to maintain application development standards, monitor standards for consistent usage and help other move towards standards.
9. Develop tools as appropriate to support application initiatives using knowledge of content management tools and concepts.
10. Researches new technologies, recommends upgrades, enhancements, etc. and assist with the implementation of new technologies.
11. May be responsible for security audits for regulatory or legal compliance including HIPPAA internal policies, etc.
12. Respond to system emergencies, downtimes, etc. work on-call and facilitates additional support capabilities with HID as appropriate.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related, relevant field. Equivalent experience may substitute for degree
, Senior-Level incumbent would typically have 5 or more years of Development experience, or demonstrated ability to work on the most complex projects facing PeaceHealth (with full grasp of all relevant Development technologies).
, Senior-Level incumbent can work on increasingly complex projects with minimal supervision.
, Experience/knowledge to develop interactive database applications required.
, Minimum of two years experience using Windows (and components such as IIS, etc.) Office, web editors, iSeries web environments, and other tools used for web-based and client/server applications.
, Minimum of two years experience with web and application server capabilities for various platforms such as Windows, AS/400, Tandem, etc.
, Minimum of two years experience with server-based database platforms such as Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle and associated programming languages such as RPG, Visual Basic, Java, JavaScript, ASP, NET, HTML, XML, etc.
, Experience and/or knowledge with server platforms (hardware and software) and configurations, including but not limited to services such as Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS), Microsoft Index Server, IBM web frameworks, WebSphere, APACHE, Secure Sockets Layer, use of Outlook/Exchange within the framework of web pages/site(s), electronic commerce, etc.
, Experience/knowledge of relational and object-oriented databases and structures.
, Experience with data modeling, logical and physical database design is preferred.
, Excellent verbal and written communication skills
, Strong organizational and analytical skills
, Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and display flexibility in a fast paced and changing work environment.
Vancouver, WA
Job Category:
IT/Health Information Management
Shift Length:
8 Hours
Work Type:
Full Time
Salary range starts at:
$Based on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
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Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA -- IT/Health Information Management -- Full Time -- INFORMATION SERVICES
Company Description:
As the premiere health care system in the Northwest, consistent with our mission and heritage, PeaceHealth is known for a healing culture that is patient-centered and family friendly. At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family. Join our team of caregivers who serve patients and their families to provide healing care for the mind, body and spirit.

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