Cerner Application Engineering Specialist

Stony Brook University
May 15, 2023
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Cerner Application Engineering Specialist

Position Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine the Cerner Application Engineering Specialist is a valuable member of our team who will develop and support all applications/systems that the Stony Brook Medicine Innovation team is responsible for. The incumbent may be assigned to a project team as part of technical build resource, or support any production systems to ensure the availability of the applications. The Cerner Application Engineering Specialist may also oversee the work of other analysts as needed.

The Cerner Application Engineering Specialist will be responsible for custom build in Cerner Millennium, and also investigating and resolving Cerner application issues using core Cerner tools such as Olympus, Bedrock, Discern, Core Code Builder, Core Event Manager, and Ops View Scheduler. Daily responsibilities will include researching and building new functionality as needed, working with clinical end users and the vendor to determine the best and most innovative solutions.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior analytical skills and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a Cerner Application Engineering Specialist may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Provides support to Clinical Information systems applications which includes our organization's EHR and cross applications used in the clinical setting
  • Provides technical and strategic input to leadership, reviews, analyzes and implements change/enhancement requests to help drive transformational changes.
  • Plays an active role as a technical expert during application development and participates in brainstorming and design discussions with team members which includes participation in new projects when appropriate.
  • Provides technical guidance and performs investigation to help resolve application issues including cross application challenges in order to maintain stability and reliability of all systems.
  • Works closely with Project Managers on all aspects of project development and keeps management informed of project status.
  • Provides assistance in testing system functionality as well as validating application integrity to ensure that current and new applications are technically sound
  • Participates in Cerner application upgrades and implementations.
  • Debug system problems as needed (his/her own, as well as programs written by others).
  • Participates in all global and departmental process and system design activities
  • Adheres to coding guidelines and standards of Information technology and documents all work according to standards
  • Adheres to customer service standards.
  • Provide on-call/recall support.
  • Provides reporting needs when necessary.
  • Develop, modify and maintain Cerner CCL reports and data extracts
  • Develop, modify and maintain custom mPages
  • Create efficient and maintainable code.
  • Analyze requests for new reports and mPages, and make recommendations related to best practices
  • Development and maintenance of Cerner Interfaces & other types of Integrations
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information systems or related field
  • Minimum four (4) years of IT experience in a complex healthcare environment, preferably in academic medical centers or tertiary care settings supporting and implementing applications in a client server environment
  • IT related experience that demonstrates a thorough understanding of the standard tools, workflow processes, and/or procedures and concepts used in the deployment and development of application software necessary to run the healthcare systems business, clinical or financial systems.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of experience as a Healthcare IT Analyst
  • Experience with Cerner Millennium
  • Experience in hospital systems
  • Web application programming (javascript/jquery, CSS, html)
  • Cerner Discern Apps (Discern Rules, Discern Visual Developer)
  • Cerner Command Language (CCL)
  • Open Engine , Open View, SImanager
  • Fluency with HL7 2.x file format (ADT and clinical messages)
  • In depth experience in developing / modifying / maintaining Cerner mPages
  • Depart/Dynamic Documentation,
  • Security Management/Maintenance,
  • Familiarity with the Cerner Data Model
  • Cerner Core Code Builder and Bedrock Wizard
  • Citrix Applications
  • Linux
  • Special Notes : Resume/CV should be included with the online application. Salary listed is an estimate of the average salary for the title. Final offer will be contingent on the candidate being selected for the role and applicable experience.

    In accordance with federal and state regulations that all hospitals and nursing homes require personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates who are not already fully vaccinated must obtain the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of a conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer's protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of a job offer or in accordance with that particular vaccine manufacturer's protocol, whichever comes later.

    The state regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulations allow for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

    Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

    If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.

  • Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
  • All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
  • This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
  • This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
  • Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 4 panel drug screen
  • Meet Regulatory Requirements for pre employment screenings.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
  • Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

    The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


    Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

    If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

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    Official Job Title: Senior Programmer/Analyst

    Job Field

    : Information Technology

    Primary Location

    : US-NY-Stony Brook

    Department/Hiring Area: Information Technology


    : Full-time


    :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30-5 Pass Days: Sat, Sun

    Posting Start Date

    : Feb 14, 2023

    Posting End Date

    : May 15, 2023, 10:59:00 PM


    Salary Grade:SL4

    SBU Area:Stony Brook University Hospital

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