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Healthcare Integration Engineer

About the Company

When you choose to join LEAD North, you have the opportunity to do meaningful work helping our healthcare clients improve patient care.

LEAD North is a growing consulting firm with decades of experience in healthcare interoperability. We believe in a workplace where you are listened to and treated with respect. We strive for job satisfaction for our employees in all areas - from the type of work you do to the people you work with to the salary you earn. We can’t wait to welcome new talent to our growing team!

Position Overview

A Healthcare Integration Engineer is responsible for analyzing, documenting and building interfaces that route and consume healthcare data contained within varying message types (HL7, FHIR, C-CDA, X12, Custom XML). The ideal candidate is a strong developer who has built a variety of interfaces in the past and can see the big picture when building out an integration framework.


- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information systems or a related field requirement. - Equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience may meet this requirement.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience working with healthcare data and workflows.
- Experience with healthcare industry-specific interface standards and code sets (IHE, ANSI, HIPAA, SNOMED, etc).
- Working knowledge of the HL7 and C-CDA standard with an advanced understanding of XML.
- Experience implementing interfaces in one or more interface engines (InterSystems Ensemble, Rhapsody, Mirth, etc.).
- Expert troubleshooting and documenting skills.
- Able to learn in a self-directed, fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in the health information exchange (HIE) industry.
- Hands on experience with InterSystems HealthShare.

Essential Duties

- Analyze HL7 and C-CDA messages to identify and communicate any necessary modifications.
- Coordinate with clinical teams, project managers and EHR vendors to expedite necessary adjustments to message data.
- Participate in and/or facilitate meetings with multiple internal and external stakeholders to gather requirements, identify data needs, provide ongoing updates, and ensure high customer satisfaction.
- Develop and update technical and business process documentation for implemented interfaces.
- Provide quality assurance to validate that data is viewable as clinicians would expect.
- Determine creative solutions to analytical challenges.

Work Location

This position is 100% remote. Therefore, candidates must have the ability to work independently, efficiently and distraction-free from a home office environment.

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