Applications Developer I

Presence Health - Des Plaines, IL (30+ days ago)3.3

Requisition ID: 50219

Location: Dempster Offices

Location Address:
2380 East Dempster Street, Des Plaines, IL 60016-4839 United States (US)

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time
Employment Type: Regular
Shift: Day

The Applications Developer I understands processes, procedures and application software solutions within the Information Systems department. Receives guidance from more experienced team members on new system development requests. Contributes to the team in analyzing issues, identifying root causes, developing and recommending key work solutions. Participates in quality work efforts including evaluation, development, implementation, integration of internal and external business code objects. Maintains and tests disaster recovery solutions. Seeks assistance in moderate work assignments. Advises management on issues. Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Presence Health.


Change and Release Management: Participates in the evaluation of new development solution requests, comprehends the design, and understands concepts of standard change management methods. Obtains proper customer approval and actively communicates changes within the IT application environment in an effective manner. Participates in strict testing and requires supervision in deployment methodologies for Enterprise Systems. Understands technical specifications for each custom object/code in the Enterprise environment.
Disaster Recovery/Business Continuation: Understands the processes to establish and maintain development objects related to key clinical and financial application systems to enhance the patient, physician and associate experience. Participates in disaster recovery tests and documentation review under direction. Provides reporting to Senior/Lead.
Capacity, Configuration and Application Management: Actively participates in application enhancements and software upgrades with supervision. Codes, installs, tests, debugs and implements custom reports, interfaces, conversions, extensions and workflow objects, and has Senior/Lead review their technical code. Supports and maintains existing application software and creates simple ad hoc reports/queries when applicable. Assists with identifying consistent reoccurring issues reported within an application. Independently resolves simple problems and seeks assistance in moderate problem resolution in a timely manner.
Availability/Incident Management: Responsible for the timely resolution or escalation of problems related to development objects within the Enterprise Application environment. This includes maintaining the system operations in accordance with all regulatory requirements with primary focus on confidentiality and HIPAA Security Regulations. This also includes understanding global impact of the custom development objects across the business continuum related to application interdependencies. Participates in root cause analysis protocol when necessary.
Priority Management: Able to manage own assignments, priorities, deadlines and time. Actively seeks input from peers. Able to work independently or with some supervision.
Performance Enhancement: Understands best practices, and learns and applies improvement opportunities from technical code review sessions of their development code. Attends knowledge transfer sessions with peers. Responsible for adhering to standard operating procedures. Provides relevant customer communication.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.


Does Not Supervise Employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Analytical skills required
Beginner level of programming skills and understanding of business operations
Reporting skills utilizing SQL Server Reporting Service when applicable
Understanding of relational database concepts
SQL skills
Ability to write simple ad hoc database queries, using application database tools
Must be able to communicate the impact and solutions of application/software problems in business language
Requires a professional approach in all situations
Must be able to effectively participate in teams and conflict resolutions
Ability to work any hours to support 24/7 operations
Availability to travel between ministries and business partners
Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Healthcare Science, or related field OR equivalent work experience
2+ years of experience as an application programmer, application developer, or software developer OR equivalent role
Experience designing, coding, programming and reporting development for software applications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – Required and Preferred

If participating on the PeopleSoft program, associate must have successfully completed the following courses: People Tools I, People Code, Application Engine, XML Publisher, Integration Tools I
If participating on the Epic EHR program, associate must achieve Epic certification on designated EHR modules within 90 days of attending vendor training and must maintain certification with every upgrade to retain position
Other certifications may be required when supporting all non-Epic applications where industry dictates or preferred as best practice



Business Unit: Mgmt Service Organization
Department Name: IT Analytics