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Healthcare IT Integration Specialist - HL7

Healthcare IT Integration Specialist - HL7

Home based

£40,000 - £55,000

MH49608

Mary Hirst

01923 224481

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Interface Specialst - A chance to become a consultant with a leading software house

One of the UK’s largest and most successful healthcare software providers is looking for an Interface Specialist - with a focus on supporting NHS workflows.

This is an exciting client facing consultant position which requires someone with a valid driving license, willing to travel to client sites.

Healthcare Interface Specialist - the main responsibilities include:

• Lead and support deployments through a detailed knowledge of the HL7 and its use to support NHS workflows
• Lead the Integration Workstream on deployment projects reporting into the project manager
• Work with interface engines such as Rhapsody
• Liaise with other project workstreams, where interdependencies exist, to ensure that decisions taken support the integration deliverables. Feed and decision taken within the workstream back into these other groups
• Provide regular status reports to identified staff to ensure continued tracking of workstream progress
• Record and track issues relating to the Integration Workstream and escalate to project staff where appropriate. Provide issue resolution and alternative solution paths.
• Provide/support client with appropriate documentation/templates e.g. integration strategy, HL7 specification, “to be” integration architecture, workstream plan, gap analysis document etc
• Working with the client, undertake a gap analysis exercise to identify and ensure the current messaging sets can absorb all current /future operational procedures and data requirements
• Where gaps have been identified raise change request notices and report back to project on progress
• Working with the client, undertake “as is” and “to be” workshops to identify work required implementing solution being deployed.
• Work with the client to identify and document the requirements around any 3rd party interoperability to be delivered within the scope of the project
• Support the client in the development of their “to be” architecture. Ensure the delivery of architecture, manage and assist in the delivery of these interfaces
• Where required develop interfaces using a range of industry standard Interface Engines (e.g. Rhapsody and Ensemble)
• Support unit and end-to-end testing of interfaces
• Support the testing of new and maintenance product solution releases

Key skills required:

* Previous NHS knowledge, systems integration projects and HL7
* An in-depth knowledge of Healthcare Information Systems
? An understanding of APIs and securing data exchange over wide area networks
? They will have extensive hands on experience of interfacing both modern and legacy systems using one or more of the following commercial interface engines:

o Ensemble
o BizTalk
o Rhapsody
? Knowledge of one or more of the following types of interfaces is required:
o Single way real-time MPI feed (from PAS to departmental system)
o Bi-directional real-time MPI feed (between PAS and a departmental system)
o Realtime transactional interface (e.g. Query/response such as a Patient Name Search)


In return, you'll be representing a leading software house with award winning products and strong reputation for delivering some of the most innovative solutions around. You'll be part of a remote team who play a critical part in systems deployment working with hugely talented, highly collaborative project teams. A fantastic opportunity.

To apply please send a CV to: mary_h@informatiq.co.uk

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