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Clinical Data Interface Specialist

Clinical Data Interface Specialist

Job Status: Contract/Contract to Hire
Department: Clinical Data/IT
Reports to: Manager, Clinical Data Systems

Job Summary:
The Clinical Data Interface Specialist will be a key member of the Clinical team, executing development and implementation of the clinical data translations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensures the proper and accurate translation and transmission of standard and non-standard clinical data, both within internal applications and systems as well as with external partners and customers
  • Works collaboratively with a team of interface developers to successfully complete numerous data conversion projects for disparate data formats
  • Utilizes a “big picture” understanding of clinical interfacing to allow the proper candidate the ability to architect the correct channels, allowing for accurate data transfers
  • Leverages hands on knowledge of HL7 2.x – 3.0 data messaging, including CCD/CCA to understand messaging impacts
  • Identifies technology needed for interface requirements
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of an implementation
  • Reviews deliverable wit QA team before passing to client
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working with HL7 2.x to include ability to read/interpret complex Interfacing messages and conduct detailed gap analysis for data conversion/interface design
  • 3+ years of management experience is a plus
  • Experience participating with HL7 community
  • Experience defining connectivity strategies for data/platform interoperability
  • Complete fluency with all HL7 2.x file formats
  • Experience with CCD and C-CDA documents
  • Experience with file parsing techniques and technologies (XML, XSLT, etc.)
  • Familiarity with connector based solutions (Mirth, Cloverleaf, WebSphere, etc.)
  • Experience resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion
  • Ability to assimilate new technical tools, software and data systems to accommodate continuous changes in technical environment