The Director Data Engineering (Clinical Integration and Interoperability) role demands the highest level technology and application platform expertise, including collaboration with business partners, business analysts, systems analysts and engineers to define and develop innovative ways to drive clinical interoperability.
In the role, the candidate must be capable to lead and drive technical designs/solutions necessary for data integration and data extraction from EMR systems.
He/she will work with program leaders, technical teams, and other technologists in the development, communication and implementation of the technology architecture and applications plan - including defining the components required to support it and the integration of corporate and business architectures and applications. The candidate is expected to understand the health information technology industry, clinical data vocabularies, and transmission protocols.
Responsible for the End to End (E2E) clinical data integration architecture for the CDSM programs. This will include assisting in writing, refining and communicating design across the program.
Work with and or lead other architects and delivery teams to build solutions via the Optum Big Data platform, Enterprise Service Layer, custom solutions, and software solutions
Understand and ensure adherence to enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, application frameworks, technology roadmaps, capital plans) or follow exception/waiver processes as needed
Work with multiple teams to define architectural solutions for clinical data intake and distribution
Analyze and define internal and external customer requirements for clinical data exchange
Assess financial impact of proposed solutions
Support UAT (User Acceptance testing) for implemented solutions
Define and review vendor statements of work, service level agreements and process flows
Provide technical and data standards subject matter expertise to business team
Mentor business team on technology solutions and data standards
Develop, manage and communicate current state and future state architectural models, keeping them aligned to changing business needs and relevant for active technology portfolio management
Integrate functional and non-functional requirements in High-Level Designs, including balancing technical trade-offs and risk mitigation at the program level
Contribute to the product roadmap for the product; own the technical roadmap / solution-side roadmaps
Provide expertise in applications / software evaluation, selection and implementation
Bring people together to meet common goals using facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills. Build and advance collaborative relationships with business partners, product managers and IT partners
Hands-on solution development and validation as needed
Support and steer employees and project teams through efficient design, development, testing, and deploy phases
Ensure solutions are of high quality, are high performance and are scalable
Excellent oral and written communication skills including facilitation, influencing and negotiation
Strive to be a thought leader and advanced practitioner in clinical data integration related creative tools and tactics; forward-thinking in understanding the emerging tools, technologies, and business practices and progressive in learning the application of these tools and practices
Lead and direct team of technical EMR specialist (Onshore and offshore).
Create and provide reporting to program leadership and clients to accurately communicate status, issues, risks, recommendations.
Manage program and partner expectations and relationships.
Ensure necessary quality assurance processes are in implemented and followed.
10 years of experience leading solutions architecture and/or enterprise architecture for data intensive, scalable, high throughput platforms and applications leveraging knowledge of healthcare standards, data marts, newer technologies and engineering practices
3 years of clinical data integration or clinical data interoperability experience
Demonstrated ability to innovate with a deep technical understanding of emerging technologies to address needs and problems of providing services to large and technically progressive organizations
Experience with formulating technology strategy, budget, and policies at multiple levels of an organization
Experience in healthcare vertical including EMR, Health Insurance, Acute care, Post-Acute, Health Systems, and HIE
Experience with integration technologies including: Ensemble, Cache, HealthShare or other interoperability platforms such as Mirth, Orion Rhapsody, Cloverleaf, eGate, JCAPS, InterSystems, Optum, etc.
Experience with both existing and emerging interoperability standards such as HL7 V2.x, (essential) as well as CCD, C - CDA XML V3, IHE profile, FHIR (desirable)
Knowledge of FHIR, REST and web services APIs, big data, MLAI
Professional experience facilitating and leading data solution design, architecture & delivery planning activities across geographically diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
Knowledgeable in industry standard patterns, practices and technologies (e.g. SaaS, Web Services, SOA, Big Data technologies, Mobile, PaaS, etc.)
Strong communication skills including explaining complex concepts effectively to technical and nontechnical audience, negotiation and persuasion, conflict resolution, and presenting to executive levels management
Strong leadership skills having lead changes in large multi-functional global teams and using Agile practices
Experience with writing business requirements for clinical data applications and data interfaces
Experience with complete software development life cycle
Knowledge of leading Provider EMR systems including Epic, Cerner, GE, Allscripts, Meditech or HIE
Experienced designing EMR, HIE, or other provider or clinical data integration systems
Knowledge of Security, Privacy, and PHI/PII concerns
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Job Keywords: Data Engineering, architecture, healthcare, data integration, clinical data, interoperability, EMR, HIE, Ensemble, Cache, HealthShare, Mirth, Orion Rhapsody, Cloverlead, eGate, JCAPS, InterSystems, Optum, HL7 V2.x, CCS, FHIR, REST, big data, MLAI, SaaS
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