Programmer Analyst
Job ID: R0033427 | Systems Engineering, Design and Development | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness is seeking a Programmer Analyst. The Programmer Analyst formulates and defines system scope and objectives and devises/modifies procedures to solve moderately complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results.

They are responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation. Programmer Analysts train, serve as a resource, and provide guidance to more junior employees on routine problems, processes and policies. Typical interactions are with fellow team members, but they may also interact with assigned student, faculty and/or staff clients, external vendors or service providers.

Responsibilites/Activities Include:

Application Development
  • Maintain contact with Directors and Executive Director, individually and as part of the Leadership group of Student Health, to identify priorities for development and support.
  • Provide technical assistance to Information Services staff with programming projects.
  • Serve as liaison with VPSA, ITS, MCC and other internal and external departments as needed.
  • Plan, recommend and justify information systems development.
  • Maintain Medicat, a SQL-based medical clinic management software application used for scheduling patients and providers, tracking patient billing records and tracking clinical data.
  • Work closely with the Medicat vendor and information services staff to ensure design enhancements do not adversely affect data integrity. Perform scheduled upgrades. Consult with clinical staff to ensure Medicat meets their needs.
  • Design and develop applications, including web-based applications, using tools such as MS Access, SQL, .Net.
  • Develop and manage applications for quality reviews.
  • Develop and manage a reporting system that responds to business, clinical and leadership needs.
  • Oversee the receipt of lab data.
  • Manage user access to external clinical systems (as in Rcopia, LabCorp Beacon).

End User Support
  • Support end users by developing training materials and providing one-on-one as well as classroom training.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software and communications issues and serve as help desk back-up.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $62,000.00-$72,000.00 commensurate with experience and qualifications. The selected applicant will pass a background check and a health and drug screen.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering or related discipline
  • Experience: At least one year of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.


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