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Date:  Sep 21, 2021
Req ID:  3248

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $57755

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205


Position Number: 22106103

County: Pulaski    City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 10/01/21



Additional Preferences:


he OHIT HIT Interface Developer will be part of a dynamic Development team which is responsible for developing the HL7 channels to Data Sources (Hospitals, Clinics, etc.) and validating the data received and sending, to and from OHIT. The Interface Developer is responsible for developing and/or implementing all HL7 channel plans and processes making use of OHIT's existing technical capabilities and services in the organization. They will partner with other developers on the team to align channels and validations with current and future projects and services.  Work collaboratively within and across development and project teams in a fast-paced environment.  These professionals are responsible for ensuring that the final product meets user expectations, department and HL7 standards. The OHIT HIT Interface Developer is responsible for performing channel and data evaluations and analysis, troubleshooting any issues and developing and maintaining documentation of their quality findings, and writing processes and procedures.  This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


Hiring Official: T. Holt

Recruitment Contact: Karmesha.Smith@arkansas.gov - 501-534-6140

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: D022C

Grade: IT06


Salary Range: $57,755.00 - $83,745.00


The Systems Specialist is responsible for the development of computer systems, application software and related projects. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assesses or leads project team in assessment of computer user requests and needs/ feasibility studies, and cost analysis for the development, maintenance, and implementation of computer systems and applications software. Meets with users and/or administrators to develop goals and objectives and recommends project priorities. Monitors target objectives, schedules, and committed costs to ensure project compliance. Provides guidance and technical assistance to project staff, such as system analysts and application programmers. Compiles periodic status reports of progress and problems with recommendation of solutions. Installs, implements, and maintains purchased hardware and software. Assists management in developing policies, procedures, budget information, and specifications for software, hardware, equipment, and supplies. Coordinates data processing work with other departments as necessary. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of data processing programming methods, concepts, and standards. Knowledge of computer systems, hardware, and software. Knowledge of project planning and development. Ability to design, plan, and manage computer system and application software projects. Ability to lead computer project teams and provide guidance and assistance. Ability to estimate costs and resources for data processing applications. Ability to communicate data with users.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; plus five years of experience in systems analysis or related area, including one year in a leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock