As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
The Sr. Director, Engineering is a key position for Conifer to help create technology that will put us at the leadership position in our industry. This hands-on Software Leader position will include building and implementing MVP solutions of products that will help us create the new wave of technology led innovation in healthcare for financial and clinical administration. You will be the lead technology strategist for development and implementation of a multitude of MVP products and take them being to competitive in the market. As the product reaches market and is ready for scaling, you will work closely with other technologists to produce key architectural capabilities, to ensure the stability, security, and scalability of our systems while ensuring high availablity and performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Your role will require you to work closely with subject matter experts in clinical and financial administration of a practice.
Your projects will include working with existing technologies within the health systems; reimagine how work gets done within the scope of a clinical encounter all the way to completing the financial transaction for the patient-physician encounter, and technology solutions outside of the encounter into the back office. We will reimagine how a patient interacts with the system and the care providers
As an IS Engineer, you would want to solve complex problems and have a natural attraction to ill-defined problems that seemingly are intractable and transform them into solutions.
For this role, you find yourself in the middle of what seems to be chaos but you know you can find the order in it.
To be successful as IS Engineering, you want to create an impact on solving complex problems for the love of technology.
Conifer requires its candidates, as applicable and as permitted by law, to obtain and provide confirmation of all required vaccinations and screenings prior to the start of employment. This may include, but is not limited to, the COVID-19 vaccination, influenza vaccination, and/or any future required vaccines and screenings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Help identify and create elegant solutions to complex business problems
Be able to create clear, accurate and detailed specifications for broad outlines of requirements working closely with SMEs and client partners.
Build prototype and POCâ��s to create new products leveraging new technologies and processes
Create documentation for design and technology with the appropriate level of detail and maintain them through the time of development
Continue to be a resource to review and critique future developments of products you helped develop.
Document all work accurately and extensively to foster a culture of sharing knowledge
Lead by example, delivering high-quality code for critical sections of the product and/or platform; champion quality standards, performance and scalability
Provide cross-functional coordination and communication, and mentorship of less senior team members.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience required to perform the job.
10+ yearsâ�� experience as a senior technologist / technology leader / architect
Experience with building and deploying scalable apps using cloud platform technologies. We are a Google Cloud shop and familiarity with it would be advantageous. Prior experience with Azure or AWS would also be equally helpful.
Must have hands-on experience with distributed services on public /on-prem cloud platforms
Deep database experience â�� RDBMS and No-SQL, is mandatory. While this job is not that of a database architect, it is important to understand the constraints a database architect may prescribe. Should be very comfortable with SQL and in general with databases in a cloud setting.
Must have experience optimizing queries, know where indices are missing and think carefully about inner vs outer joins.
Must think about automating software development processes. Have experience with automating testing (unit, functional and regression), provisioning (production deployment) and monitoring.
Since performance is key in a clinical and financial setting, it is important to understand the work processed and help appropriately model performance tests
Understanding of scalable, cloud architectures and experience in applying them to real world problems
Extensive Agile / Scrum experience is preferred
Knowledge of health interoperability standards (FHIR, HL7, ANSI) and different healthcare systems (EHR, EMR, CDS) a plus
Familiarity with EDI would be helpful
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Office work environment
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Frisco, Texas
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.