Application Developer

  • HCA
  • Coppell, TX, USA
  • Sep 18, 2018
Programmers | Developers

Job Description

Job Code: 25324-12984

Full-time

No Weekends

WHY HCA?
HCA, a Fortune 100 company with more than 200,000 employees, is one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, operating over 170 locally managed hospitals and over 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, HCA created a new model for hospital care in the United States, using combined resources to strengthen hospitals, deliver patient-focused care and improve the practice of medicine. HCA is a learning healthcare system that uses more than 27 million annual patient encounters to advance science, improve patient care and save lives. HCA has been named one of the world's most ethical companies for nine years in a row.

At HCA, we are driven by a single goal: the care and improvement of human life.

Summary of Duties: The Application Developer develops database and other applications to support the needs of the division and affiliated facilities. The position is responsible for ascertaining business requirements from business users and incorporating those requirements into applications that meet the defined needs. The position is also responsible for assisting the Director of Application Services with other duties as assigned including maintenance and support of ongoing applications.

Duties Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Assists in developing, supporting, and maintaining database and other applications.
  • Documents technical requirements by working with the Lead Application Developer or business users.
  • Completes application development tasks assigned according to project plan (if applicable) and communicates obstacles and status.
  • Assists in developing prototypes/models and determining data sources (if applicable).
  • Follows industry technical and development standards when developing database and web components.
  • Executes application testing plans. Documents and resolves resulting defects.
  • Coordinates system and user acceptance testing (as appropriate).
  • Creates and maintains application documentation.
  • Assists in analyzing and executing change requests and enhancements.
  • Resolves application issues as needed.
  • Develops or follows appropriate change management controls to mitigate operational and financial risks.
  • Actively participates in application design sessions.
  • Provides technical guidance to business users.
  • Devises technical solutions to promote business activities.
  • Creates programming project plan, estimate tasks and hours to complete.
  • Performs routine application monitoring and maintenance as assigned.
  • Trains service desk staff to support developed applications and provides second level support for those applications.
  • Participates as needed in the enterprise development community.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Organization - Follows industry development standards and change control processes. Actively builds technical knowledge by taking advantage of internal team mentoring and attending professional development opportunities.
  • Communication - communicates clearly and concisely (oral and written) at the appropriate level for the business users.
  • Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Tactical execution - demonstrates personal ownership of tasks and follows through to get the required results in the established timeframe.
  • Technical skills - MS-SQL server database and programming skills, skilled in Microsoft .NET, C#, SharePoint, ASP.NET, AJAX, HTML, and JavaScript, and Microsoft Office products. Has a foundational understanding of database configuration and integration concepts to provide end user support. Has basic skills using business intelligence applications such as Business Objects.
  • Familiarity with report writing concepts, objects, and functions.
Education

  • Bachelor's Degree Information Systems or related degree preferred. Equivalent work experience may substitute degree requirement.
Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years Information Technology experience including database and other application design. Prior DBA experience beneficial.
  • Experience with HCA systems preferred.
Certification/Licensure: Not Required

Physical Demands/Working Conditions: Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

Last Edited: 09/17/2018