Encompass Health Careers

Interface Architect

Birmingham, Alabama
Home Office Information Technology

Job Description

The Interface Architect is a subject matter expert level position responsible for the design and architecture of interfaces in support of system integrations. This position is responsible for working with end users and other partners both internal and external to define requirements, design, test, and implement interfaces, development of standard interface practices and thorough documentation of interface design. The position also has responsibility for interface modifications and monitoring as needs are identified. Tier 3 support and mentoring of support specialists on daily support and troubleshooting of interfaces to maintain a healthy interface environment.


Job Code: 101256

License or Certification:
-Valid state driver's license
-Cerner Solution/Technical Certifications are preferred. (i.e. Fundamentals, Core Architecture, Interface Design)
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
-Minimum 3 years' experience in interface analysis and design. Clinical focus preferred.
-Extensive understanding of HL7 messaging standards and message structure, enterpr4ise level interface integration platforms (i.e. Corepoint, Open Engine) and expertise in building complex event based real time interfaces.
-Expert knowledge of information messaging standards.
-Understanding and implementation of the Software Development Life Cycle principles and concepts including change management.
-Demonstrated proficiency in software testing (unit, regression), including planning and execution.
-Ability to translate complex business requirements into software designs and solutions.
-Understanding of clinical workflows and clinical and administrative systems and participating in information exchange.
-Understanding of database concepts and working knowledge of the ways to interact with databases.
-Understanding of regulatory compliance requirements (i.e. HIPAA, CMS, Joint Commission, Sarbanes-Oxley)
-Demonstrate strong communication and human relationship skills.
-Exceptional multitasking and organizational abilities and strong time management skills.
Machines, Equipment Used:
-General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
-Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
-Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
-Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
-Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
-Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
-Handicapped accessible.
-May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
-Has regular, reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.
-Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
-May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
-May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
-May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
-May be required to travel.

Address: 9001 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham 35242
Job ID: 1911045