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OnBase Sr. Programmer Analyst

Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System,
Baltimore, MD
Requisition #156820
– 08/15/2017
- Day Shift
- Full Time (40 hours)
- Weekend Work Not Required

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

OnBase is an electronic document management system that provides the ability to store and retrieve documentation easily and consistently. OnBase can automate processes, manage important business content in one secure location, and work with other applications to deliver information. Our implementation is heavily integrated with Epic and has recently integrated with SAP. Other groups across JHH and JHU use OnBase for document storage, workflow management, Outlook integration, as well as other forms/features/functions.

The OnBase Senior Programmer Analyst will assist with the configuration and administration of the OnBase electronic document management system. They will work with the OnBase team to help identify business requirements and translate them into OnBase processes to efficiently support the customers.

  • Relevant knowledge, and/or experience with the following:
    • Electronic document imaging systems (OnBase preferred)
    • Object oriented programming (.NET preferred)
    • Relational databases (SQL preferred)
    • Basic scripting languages (HTML, XML, or JavaScript)
    • Basic UI design
    • Application Lifecycle Management

General Position Summary:
Responsible for the creation, implementation, maintenance, performance, production support and documentation of various departmental and enterprise-wide application systems. This includes but is not limited to the installation, modification, and testing of new and/or upgraded applications (packages or home grown), operating systems, file structures, hardware, communication devices, and productivity tools. Apply analysis techniques and procedures to gather and then translate business requirements into functional/technical specifications and designs. Using functional specifications and designs, produce all or part of the deliverables. Maintain databases and application system code.

Job Scope/Complexity:

Under limited guidance, responsible for full life-cycle of small to medium sized moderately complex projects. Demonstrate strong ability in technology and/or strong understanding of the business/clinical/education process. Build and maintain client relationships through positive interactions.

Job Responsibilities:

The responsibilities listed below are typical examples of the work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is it expected that everyone in this position will be assigned every job responsibility.

ANALYSIS AND REQUIREMENTS GATHERING

  1. Define moderately complex business/clinical/education problems by meeting with clients to observe and understand current processes and the issues related to those processes. Provide written documentation of findings to share with the client and other IT colleagues.
  2. Gather moderately complex system requirements by meeting with clients and researching existing technology to understand the business requirements and possible solutions for new applications.

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

  1. Develop detailed tasks and project plans by analyzing project scope and milestones for moderately complex projects in order to ensure product is delivered in a timely fashion according to software lifecycle standards.
  2. Write functional/technical specifications by taking the provided moderately complex system requirements and putting them into functional and technical descriptions for use by programmers and business analysts to develop technical solutions.
  3. Develop/change data input, files/database structures, data transformation, algorithms, and data output by using appropriate computer language/tools to provide technical solutions for moderately complex application development tasks.
  4. Document code and associated processes by adhering to development methodologies, adding code comments and appropriate documentation to various knowledge-base system(s) to simplify code maintenance and to improve support.

TESTING AND DOCUMENTATION

  1. Create and document moderately complex test scenarios using the appropriate testing tools to validate and verify application functionality.
  2. Test all changes by using the appropriate moderately complex test scenarios to ensure all delivered solutions work as expected and errors are handling in a meaningful way.
  3. Author and maintain documentation by writing audience-appropriate materials to serve as technical and/or end-user references.

IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE

  1. Implement changes by adhering to the change management policies and procedures for any given project to communicate to all parties the nature, significance, and risk factors of the solution.
  2. Monitor changes and resolve moderately complex problems by responding as they occur, by reviewing all processing and output of the newly implemented solution, and by proactively ensuring the solution works successfully in order to satisfy the customer requirements and to provide a smooth transition to the new solution.
  3. Provide support by triaging and resolving moderately complex issues to ensure prompt, effective service.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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