Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

Varies

Job ID

5000466613506

Req. No

70036366

Job Title

Developer Ops- Health Plan

Region

CHRISTUS System Office

Category

Information Technology

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS Information Mgmt-79100

Address

919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
US

Type

Full Time

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The Health Plans Developer -- Operations Support reports to the Technology Services Manager, in the Information Management (IM) department, is primarily responsible for activities related to supporting scheduled jobs and other technical tools within the department. To also provide as the primary role to handle first level Incidents and problem request. A secondary responsibility would be translating business requirements to design and then into working code that handles custom data formats, workflows, and rules as it relates to key Health Plan technology systems. Specifically, the position works closely with CHRISTUS Health Plan management, application users, and other IM teams as it relates to data integration, technical process documentation, business requirements analysis. This position provides Incident, Problem Request, and Code/Change management supporting and following ITIL best practices. This role requires to collaborate and work with another team member with a focus on quality support to both internal and external users with a focus on customer services and timeliness.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provides/coordinates resolution of issues while recommending procedures and controls for problem prevention, escalation, etc.
  • Follows the outlined Service Management Processes including issue/request SLA and SEV1 and two application outages.
  • Responsible for thorough documentation within the call tracking database and knowledge database to document workaround or resolution of frequent incidents to enhance the quality of problem resolutions for future incidents.
  • Develop transformations and code using ETL tools (preferably SSIS).
  • Coordinates code changes with appropriate vendor related to financial and business application issues.
  • Collaborates with various IM teams to identify and infrastructure related issues that have resulted in application issues.
  • Aggressively manages workload related to open issues and service requests to ensure agreed upon SLA's are met.
  • Develop extensions within the Health Plan application using XSLT and XLT.
  • Plans, analyzes, researches, designs, codes, deploys, tests software applications in SQL Server, .net, SSIS, SSRS, XSLT, and crystal reports
  • Develops reports and extracts as per specifications and requirements
  • Analyzes business requirements and documents functional requirements
  • Prepares technical design documents
  • Guides and assists development team in deciding best approaches and practices
  • Participate in peer review and unit testing of applications
  • Provides Tier III support and maintenance of all Health Plan applications
  • Works with the business and the IM team regarding application configuration changes and system upgrades
  • Provides guidance to end users during user acceptance testing
  • Prepares a weekly status report for tasks assigned
  • Works with the end user to discuss on solutions, concerns, and suggestions
  • Provides/coordinates resolution of issues while recommending procedures and controls for problem prevention, escalation, etc.
  • Follows the outlined Service Management Processes including Incident, Change, Problem, Request management.
  • Provides thorough documentation within the call tracking database and a knowledge database to document workaround or resolution of frequent incidents to enhance the quality of problem resolutions for future incidents.
  • Demonstrates strong communication and human relationship skills.
  • Provides effective customer service by being courteous, polite and friendly at all times. Acknowledge customers timely to determine their need and help the customer resolve the issue or request. Participate in departmental programs that promote and deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested Pursue professional growth and development through personal reading, seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the trends in his/her field of expertise. May be required to travel to perform duties.
  • Rotate as an on-call developer to support the department.
  • May be required to work outside of normal working hours.
  • May be required to work long hours during critical problems or implementations.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management within the IM Health Plan department
A. Education/Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or combined equivalent experience.

B. Experience

  • 3+ years of recent experience in C# .net, Stored Procedures, User Defined Functions, Views, using SQL, ETL (SSIS preferred), SSRS and Crystal Reports
  • Working knowledge in Python, PowerShell, XML, XSLT, REST, WCF, .NET, and batch commands
  • Working knowledge of the Affordable Care Act/Health Insurance Exchange Medicaid, Medicare, and Commercial Health Plans
  • Functional expertise in enrollment processing, claims processing, provider contracting and pricing, EDI (HIPAA Transactions) processing, integration
  • Advanced skills with Health Insurance Claims Processing Systems.
  • Knowledge of EDI Healthcare Transactions (820, 270, 271, 834, 837, 270, 271 etc...)
  • Strong technical experience in EDI Mapping tools, Trading Partner Configuration, Databases (SQL Server), Reporting, Sharepoint, Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Knowledge of industry standard health data and code sets such as ICD-10, CPT/HCPCS, Revenue codes, 5010, NCPDP Eligibility / Enrollment Data Model & Structure, Member/Eligibility Input & Output Feeds
C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
  • None
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