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Providence Senior Interface Developer PSJH in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Interface Developer PSJH to our location in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Senior Interface Developer PSJH who possesses seasoned knowledge in a technical field or healthcare operations and can be assigned to several logical interfaces for development or production support and may provide mentorship and peer review to other team members. Responsible for obtaining an in-depth understanding of the core interface functions and evaluation of requirements for multiple types of interfaces and can assist on complex troubleshooting for interface production issues. Through customer interviews, will identify the key data elements and how they relate to various workflow scenarios. Conducts connection, functional and mapped record testing in preparation for live cut-over and role is accountable for documenting current interface workflows and projected workflows, verifying the scope of interfaces and maintaining all associated project and operational interface documents. Builds, designs and implements new and existing interfaces in the Bridges and Corepoint environments to support the healthcare infrastructure in support of patient and physician workflow.

Adheres to the strict interface team code promotion process as well and the Providence enterprise change processes.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manages HL7 messages through Bridges, the Epic interface utility toolkit and Corepoint. Works within Epic data structure and Chronicles. Uses information and analysis to evaluate and report on specific operational topics. Assists other employees with inquiries or problems and leads medium to large internal project work teams. Codes in standard scripting language. Works with customers to determine and document data needs requirements. Build, design and implement new and existing interfaces to support healthcare infrastructure in support of patient and physician work flow. Understands and self-teaches on coding methodology. Conducts all phases of testing and educates customers, creates documentation as appropriate.

  • Works with internal teams to make decisions and uses information and analysis, sometimes complex, to evaluate and report on specific topics. Supports interfaces on an on-going basis through various performance monitoring. Tracks, investigates, and resolves system errors. Ability to independently prioritize work assignments, meets deadlines. Analyzes current system and procedures and can collaborate to identify design constraints. Analyzes complex information system and/or interface problems. Uses in-depth information and analysis to provide management with advice and counsel. Performs highly complex qualitative and/or quantitative analyses. Trains and mentors Interface Developers, and assists other team members with difficult inquiries or problems.

  • Uses independent judgment and knowledge of topic to evaluate and report on specific findings. Proactive system performance monitoring for trends. Identifies and establishes team standards. Peer review of work while demonstrating the ability to manage multiple projects and/or priorities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Management, or Information Systems or equivalent education/experience.

  • 7 years functional experience in a healthcare setting or relevant information technology experience with at least 4 years of experience as a System or Application Analyst.

  • 2 years experience in one scripting language (SQL, PERL, Objectscript as examples).

  • 2 years experience in basic understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC) from requirements through testing and deployment.

  • 2 years demonstrated knowledge of HL7, X12, and/or other interface or Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards.

  • Demonstrated experience of successful problem solving with strong attention to detail and outstanding analytical skills.

  • Epic Bridges Certification and successful completion of Epic Project associated with Bridges Certification within 90 days of hire.

  • CorePoint Level 1 Training and Subsequent standards training with two successful code promotions to production within 60 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years experience working in a standard transactional engine (i.e. Corepoint, Cloverleaf, Mirth, eGate, Ensemble).

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Applications

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 298434