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HL7 Analyst

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona, 85007
  • Salary: 66.32
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  HL7 Analyst
Location: Phoenix, AZ 85007
Term: 12 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Will work with other program staff and external partners to set up and maintain data exchanges, especially those involving HL7
  • Activities include engaging and working with hospitals, laboratories, clinicians, software vendors, programs within ADHS, other state and local health departments and CDC
  • Some of these activities may fall under the Federal Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record program
  • Work includes the testing and validation of submitted HL7 messaging and ensuring HL7 transactions meet national standards
  • Working with partners to establish and maintain electronic interfaces
  • Ensuring the proper use of HL7 and standard vocabulary
  • Actively participate in in-person and teleconference meetings with partners Interested in establishing electronic interfaces
  • Helping partners through the on-boarding process including testing and validation of HL7 messages
  • Working with ADHS ITS to improve systems used for electronic data exchange. This includes attending routine meetings, working through e-mail, and using the ADHS Tracker tool
  • Providing data and analysis to ensure continuous quality for electronic systems
  • Providing advice and technical assistance to partners and stakeholders
  • Conducting oral presentations to diverse audiences
  • Participating in writing grants and other funding proposals
  • Participating in the design and use of databases and systems for the management of critical ELR data for surveillance systems

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Minimum 3 years direct work experience in public health informatics or healthcare informatics
  • Knowledge of Hospital workflow, electronic health record systems, and electronic interfaces
  • Knowledge of the structure of HL7 and how to build/validate HL7 messages 
  • MS Office application software (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) as a workplace solution for organizing tasks
  • Performance Management (PM), and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Lean methodologies
  • Ability to run basic SQL database queries
  • Knowledge of standardized coding for health information exchange, such as LOINC, SNOMED and ICD-10-CM
  • Analyze problems, break them down to their elemental level, and propose and test possible solutions
  • Apply clear and simple methods of organization to complex situations
  • Communicate clearly, courteously and concisely
  • Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Certification in HL7, preferably version 2
  • Obtain HL7 certification status within one year of employment
  • Learn application software, such as Electronic Laboratory Reporting or Syndromic Surveillance, and demonstrate proficiency in their use after the first 3 months of employment

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!